Daniel Williams
Daniel Williams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Elkhart, Ind.

High School:
Carmel HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 156

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
10/22/1994



01/11/2014

Boilermakers Break Two School Records, Facility Record

Purdue has three top-10 marks nationally, including three that are the best in the country.

2014: Participated in six indoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships and competed in six outdoor meets; placed first at the Gene Edmunds cup in the mile with a time of 4:22.35; took first in the 3000m steeplechase at The Texas State Invitational with a time of 9:42.41; took 18th in the 800m at The Big Ten Indoor Championships with a PR time of 1:53.94.

High School: Four-time cross country and track letterwinner; Indiana All-Star 4x800m; three-time All-Conference in cross country and track; school and midwest distance gala freshman mile record holder; placed fourth in the state in the 4x800m his sophomore year; track and field MVP junior and senior year; placed 11th at NxN 2012; conference champ in the 1600m and runner-up in the 800m and county 800m champion his junior year; sectional and regional champion his senior year; third in the state in the 800m his senior year.

Personal: Daniel Lawrence Williams was born Oct. 22, 1994 in Elkhart, Ind. to Andrew and Maryann Williams; has three brothers Nick, Tim and Jon; mother, father and grandfather all attended Purdue.

CAREER BESTS

800m 1000m 1500m Mile 3000 Steeple
Lifetime 1:53.94 (3/1/14) 2:29.18 (2/8/14) 3:58.77 (3/15/14) 4:22.35 (1/11/14) 9:42.41 (4/5/14)
Indoor 1:53.94 (3/1/14) 2:29.18 (2/8/14) -- 4:22.35 (1/11/14) --
Outdoor 1:58.35 (4/19/14) -- 3:58.77 (3/15/14) -- 9:42.41 (4/5/14)