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James Williams
James  Williams

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Radford, Va.

High School:
Radford

Event:
Throws


07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

TFRRS Profile (For PRs and full results)

2017 Outdoor 
• Finished 10th in the shot put and 12th in the discus at the ACC Championships 
 Placed second in the shot put at the Virginia Challenge 
 Recorded a PR in the shot put at the Virginia Challenge (16.66m) 
 Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2017 Indoor 
• Finished 10th in the shot put at the ACC Championships 
 Captured a PR in the shot put (16.78m) at the ACC Championships 

2016 OUTDOOR
• Placed 14th in discus and 19th in hammer at ACC Championships
• Set PR in discus of 52.04m (170' 9") at Onesty/Abramson Invitational, which ranks 10th on UVA's all-time list
• Recorded PR in hammer of 51.22m (168") at Virginia Quad, which ranks ninth on UVA's all-time list

2016 INDOOR
• Competed at the Doc Hale VT Invite in the weight throw - 14.76m (48' 5.25")

2015 OUTDOOR

• Finished 16th in the shot put and 23rd in the discus at the ACC Championships
• Had season-best marks of 52' 1.75" in the shot put, 146' 6" in the hammer and 157' 9" in the discus
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015 INDOOR
• Did not compete

BACKGROUND
• 2013 and 2014 Virginia discus state champion
• 2013 and 2014 Virginia shot put runner-up
• Three-time All-State
• Virginia 1A state record holder in the discus

PERSONAL
• Son of Phil and Vicki Williams
• Has an older sister, Rebecca
• Father played basketball at Virginia Tech

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