Jack Williams
Jack Williams
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Prattville, Ala.
High School: SHAPE American; Castle Hills First Baptist
Major: French (Linguistics minor)

Honors:

  • USA South All-Conference second team (2014)
  • USA South All-Conference second team (2013)
  • USA South All-Sportsmanship (2013)

2014 (Senior): Set a new personal best in the 8k twice in the row (Oct. 18 and Nov. 1)... Recorded a 29:34.8 on October 18 at the Berry Viking Open, a time that he bested at the USA South Championship (Nov. 1) with his tenth place finish in 29:22... Earned a spot on the USA South All-Conference second team

2013 (Junior): Helped team to three victories: Scots Opener (Aug. 30) with a time of in the 5k race, at the Greensboro Invitational (Sept. 28), and in the USA South Championship (Nov. 2)… Established a personal record at the NCAA South Regional (Nov. 16) with a time of 29:48.6… Earned a spot on the USA South All-Conference second team... Was Covenant's representative on the USA South All-Sportsmanship team

2012 (Sophomore): Finished sixth at the Scots Opener and set a new personal best in the 8k at 32:00 at the Berry College Viking Open

2011 (Freshman): Set a personal record of 18:39 in the 5k

High School: Attended SHAPE American High School and Castle Hills First Baptist School… attended SHAPE American High school for grades 9-10 and Castle Hills First Baptist School for grades 11-12At Castle Hills First Baptist School, he was named to the Academic All-Conference team in his senior season… He qualified for DODDS all European cross country meet… PR of 11:54 in the track 3200m run... Member of National Honor Society, Headmaster’s Honor Roll

Personal: Born Sept. 12, 1993… Parents are Joel and Jan Williams… Has one sister, Julie… Favorite bible verse is Ecclesiastes 12:13… Majoring in French with a minor in Linguistics… Wants to get into French related government (translator)… Volunteered with Prattville Library and Mustard Tree Ministry… Favorite teams include the San Antonio Spurs and Manchester United

Personal Records:

5K: 18:39
8K: 29:34.8