Waseem Williams
Waseem  Williams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kingston, Jamaica

High School:
Jamaica College

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
01/08/1997

06/15/2018

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

06/09/2018

Lucas Scores in Discus to Wrap Up MT&F

The sophomore is Purdue's first first team All-American in the event

06/07/2018

Williams Highlights Day 1 at NCAAs

The men competed in the 100-meter dash and 4x100-meter relay

06/05/2018

T&F NCAA Champs Start Wednesday

The track & field teams cap the Purdue sports year this weekend

06/01/2018

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

2018 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Second team All-American after placing ninth in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA Championships with a windy time of 10.06 seconds
  • Honorable Mention for All-America in the 4x100-meter relay after anchoring the 20th-place team in the country
  • Big Ten champion in the 100-meter dash with a school-record time of 10.10 seconds
  • Big Ten champion in the 60-meter dash after tying the school record and Big Ten Championships record time of 6.63 seconds
  • Finished sixth in the 200-meter dash at Big Ten Outdoors with a time of 20.83 seconds
  • Helped the 4x1 team place fifth at the Big Ten Championships
  • Ran a leg of the winning 4x200-meter relay at Drake Relays
  • Finished second in the 100-meter dash and 4x100-meter relay at the Drake Relays
  • Ran an indoor 200-meter dash PR time of 21.42 seconds, which ranks ninth in school history
  • Ran an outdoor 200-meter dash PR of 20.62 seconds, which ranks fourth in school history

2017 (FRESHMAN)

  • Redshirted the indoor season while battling an injury
  • Competed at six meets outdoors, including the Big Ten Championships
  • Finished 13th at Big Tens in the 100m dash
  • Had a 100m dash best of 10.65 seconds
  • Also competed in the 200m dash and 4x100m relay

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Four-year competitor in track & field
  • Helped 4x100m relay win the the championship at the Penn Relays as a senior
  • Competed at CARIFTA and earned the silver medal in the 100m dash with a time of 10.33 seconds
  • Was the CAC Juniors Under-18 100m champion
  • IAAF World Junior Championships competitor in the 4x100m relay
  • Silver medal winner in the 4x100m relay in class one at the GSSA Boys and Girls Athletic Championships as a senior
  • Won a gold medal in the class two 4x100m relay at the GSSA Boys and Girls Athletic Championships as a junior
  • Bronze medalist in the 100m dash as a junior at the BGAC
  • Competed for Jamaica at the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships and finished seventh in the 100m dash
  • Gold medalist at the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships in the medley relay
  • Earned a bronze medal in the medley relay at the class three GSSA BGAC in 2012
  • Class three 4x100m relay championships in 2011
PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Waseem Ivanho Williams
  • Major: Mass Communications
  • Birthday: Jan. 8, 1997
  • City Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica
  • Parents: Albert and Rhoda Williams
  • Siblings: Older brother, Robert

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