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2013-2014 Women's Track Roster

Pershawna Williams

Class: SO
Position: Jumps/Sprints
Height: 6-0
Previous School: Pensacola HS
Hometown: Pensacola, Fla.

14 top 10 finishes … Tied for first at the Music City Challenge Dec. 3 in the high jump (1.70-meters) and tied teammate Barbara Vilson at the Edward S. Temple Classic Jan. 4 (1.73m) … Placed second at the TSU Invite Feb. 1 (1.68m) and at the Cupid Classic Feb. 14 (1.70m) in the high jump … Also finished second in the triple jump at the TSU Invite (12.05m) … Best mark in the triple jump at the Auburn Invitational Jan. 19 (12.06m, 7th) … Tied for eighth in the long jump at the Edward S. Temple Classic (5.15m) and had a season-best distance at the Vanderbilt Invitational Jan. 25 (5.41m, 19th).

Outdoor:Competed in the high jump, long jump and triple jump … Registered for the NCAA East Preliminary round in the triple jump … Tallied a season-best 12.53-meters in the triple jump at the Tennessee Challenge, placing third … Finished seventh at the Conference USA Championships (12.44m) … Jumped a season-best 5.53-meters in the long jump at the Alabama Relays … Cleared 1.75-meters in the high jump at the Tennessee Relays for fourth.

In her first season in a Blue Raider uniform, won the high jump one time, hitting 5 feet, three inches at the Valentine Invitational … Finished fourth in the high jump at the Sun Belt Championships, setting a personal best mark of 1.63 meters … Jumped 11.65 meters in the triple jump at the SBC Championships, finishing ninth while hitting her career best mark.

Outdoor: Highest finish in the high jump came at the Boston Moon Invitational, where she was runner-up with a height of 5 feet, three inches … Her personal best in the high jump was 1.72 meters, set at the SBC Championships (fourth place) … Also set a personal best in the long jump at the SBC meet (5.69 meters).