Brandon Williams
Brandon Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Ridgeway High School

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
05/04/1992

Awards:
Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012)


Three- Time NCAA Regional Qualifier
Six-Time All-Conference Performer
Six-Time C-USA Medalist
2011 USA Junior National Championship Finalist

2013 Outdoor
Qualified for a third NCAA East Preliminary ... At the 2013 Conference USA Outdoor Championship, Williams earned All-C-USA third team honors and took bronze in the 400m hurdles with a time of 52.20, during the preliminary round he clocked a time of 51.99 qualifying him for the NCAA East Preliminary ... Finished 16th overall at the NCAA East Preliminary in a time of 52.13 ... Placed third in the 400m hurdles at the War Eagle Invitational with a time of 52.61 ... Took the 400m hurdles title at the Louisiana Classics in a time of 54.23 ... Eared a total of six top-10 finishes in the 400m hurdles with five of those being top-five ... Recorded a personal-best in the 200m of 23.61 (25th) at the Louisiana Classics ... Scored overall team points in relay competition at the C-USA Outdoor Championship in the 4 x 100m (seventh, 44.51) and 4 x 400m (sixth, 3:17.87).

2013 Indoor
At the 2013 Conference USA Indoor Championship, earned All-C-USA third team honors and bronze as a member of the distance medley squad (9:59.30) ... Ran a personal-best in the 400m of 28.73 to take 26th at the Meyo Invitational ... Placed 13th in the 400m at the McCravy Invitational in a time of 49.13 ... At the Kentucky Invitational, placed fifth in the 400m at 49.40. ... Scored overall team points for the Tigers at the 2013 C-USA Indoor Championship in the 4 x 400m relay with a time of 3:20.87 ... Notched a season-best with the 4 x 400m squad at the Kentucky Invitational with a second place finish of 3"18.22.

2012 Outdoor
Earned All-Conference USA Second-Team honors and qualified for his second straight NCAA East Preliminary in the 400m hurdle ... Took silver, set a personal best and scored overall team points in the 400m hurdle (51.89) at the C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... Added more team points at the C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a pair of sixth place finishes in the 4 x 100m relay (42.56) and 4 x 400m relay (3:16.51) ... Placed first at the Memphis Invitational in the 400m hurdle with a time of 52.11 ... At the NCAA East Preliminary finished 16th overall in the 400m hurled clocking a time of 51.74.

2012 Indoor
Earned All-Conference USA second team honors in the men's distance medley ... Score overall team points for the men's squad taking silver in the men's distance medley and fifth in the 4 x 400m relay at the C-USA Indoor Track and Field Championships ... Set a personal-best and took seventh with a time of 49.62 in the 400m at the Gladstein Invitational ... Ran a season best in the 800m with a time of 1:56.61 at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial.

2011 Outdoor
One of three Tigers to compete at the USA Junior National Championships where he placed fourth in the 400m hurdles with a mark of 52.66s and qualified for the Pan American Junior Championships ... One win and three other top-five finishes, running exclusively in the 400m hurdles during the outdoor season ... Finished first at the SEMO Invite with a 53.52s mark ... Back-to-back weeks in the top five at the Mississippi Open (53.25s, fifth) and Tiger Invitational (53.56s, second) ... Earned bronze at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, with his personal-best 52.40s mark giving Memphis two athletes on the podium ... Bowed out after the first round of qualifying at the NCAA East Regional, with his 52.85s run unable to move him to the next round; he finished 30th overall.

2011 Indoor
Competed in the 800m run during indoor season ... Was fifth at the EIU Mega Meet (1:59.27) and at the Hoosier Hills (1:57.93) ... Set a personal-best at the SIU McDonald's, finishing sixth after his 1:56.44 mark.

Prior to Memphis
Ridgeway High School record-holder in 300m hurdles, 400m hurdles, 2000m steeplechase and 1500m run ... earned bronze in AAU Junior Olympics in 400m hurdles and 2000m steeplechase ... graduated top 20 in a class of more than 300 at Ridgeway.

Personal
Son of Vornell and Brenda Montgomery ... Brithday is May 4.

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