USC has a strong day overall; Ready for final-day action at Mt. SAC
Selma, Kleinsasser, Ozorai and Conatser Shine At Cal State L.A. Invitational
Trojans enjoy a big first day against top-notch competition
Boyd wins twice and Novy and Olonade post school all-time top 10 marks
Trojans win eight more events at Northridge Invitational
THIS YEAR: Sophomore Allen Williams adds to the Trojans' depth in the 110m HH and the triple jump. Williams placed third in the 110m HH at the 2011 U.S. Junior Championships.
2012: Had a season-best time of 14.76 in the 110m HH to take second at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on April 29. Also, set a PR in winning the triple jump at the Dual Meet with a leap of 47-11.00 (14.60m). Matched that mark with a wind-aided 47-11.00 at the Pac-12 Championships to finish 13th in the triple jump. Ran 15.09 in the 110m HH at the conference meet to finish 16th.
HIGH SCHOOL: Williams prepped at Bishop O'Dowd High in Oakland, Calif. Placed third in the 110m HH Invitational at the Arcadia Invitational with a time of 14.16. Placed second in the triple jump with a PR of 47-3.25 and won the 110m HH with a time of 14.33 at the NCS Bayshore Class A Championships. Williams placed third at the U.S. Junior Championships in the 110m HH with a time of 13.84...He ran a PR of 13.77 in the semifinals.
PERSONAL: Williams was born on June 24, 1993 in Seattle, Wash...Is a Political Science major at USC...His mother Marcheta Williams graduated from USC...Was an honor roll student and National Society of High School Scholars member....Likes to learn about Malcolm X, W.E.B. DuBois and Martin Luther King, Jr...Participated in the Day of the Child with the Black Student Association and went with his USC teammates to Weemes Elementary Day...Likes to sing, watch movies and hang out with friends in his spare time.
CAREER BESTS: 110m HH -- 13.77 300m IH --40.05 TJ --47-11.00