NU Track and Field BIO
Tierra Williams
Player Profile:
Tierra Williams 1112448
Position: Jumps
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Auburn, Neb.
High School: Auburn
Major: Child, Youth & Family Studies

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Long Jump: 20-7 3/4 (6.29m)
Triple Jump: 43-4 1/2 (13.22m)
60m: 7.54 (2/17/14)
Long Jump: 21-1 1/2 (6.44m) (5/7/16), 21-4 (6.50m)w (5/14/16)
Triple Jump: 44-6 (13.56m) (5/15/16)
100m: 12.05 (5/2/15), 11.89w (4/18/14)

NCAA Championships
2016 (O): TJ - 43-10 1/2 (13.37m) (5th); LJ - 20-2 1/4 (6.15m) (16th)
2016 (I): TJ - 43-4 1/2 (13.22m) (5th)
2015 (O): LJ - 20-10 1/2 (6.36m) (9th)
2014 (O): LJ - 19-9 (6.02m) (21st)

Big Ten Championships
2016 (O): LJ - 21-4 (6.50m)w (1st); TJ - 44-6 (13.56m) (1st)
2016 (I): LJ - 20-7 3/4 (6.29m) (1st); TJ - 43-2 1/2 (13.17m) (1st)
2015 (O): LJ - 19-6 1/4 (5.95m) (8th); 4x100m Relay - 46.54 (7th)
2015 (I): LJ - 19-10 1/4 (6.05m) (4th)
2014 (O): LJ - 19-1 1/4 (5.82m) (11th)
2014 (I): LJ - 19-7 1/2 (5.98m) (7th); 60m - 7.65 (14th)

All-America First Team (TJ - 2016 Outdoor, 2016 Indoor)
All-America Second Team (LJ - 2016 Outdoor, 2015 Outdoor)
USTFCCCA Honorable Mention (LJ - 2014 Outdoor)
All-Big Ten First Team (TJ - 2016 Outdoor, 2016 Indoor; LJ - 2016 Outdoor, 2016 Indoor)
Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week (4/20/16)
Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award (2016)
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2016)
Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2014, 2015, 2016)

2016 (Junior)
Indoor: After taking up triple jump for the first time in her career, finished fifth at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a personal-best 43-4 1/2 (13.22m)...was the Big Ten champion in both the triple jump (43/2 1/2, 13.17m) and long jump (20-7 3/4, 6.29m)...won the long jump title at the New Mexico Team Invitational...captured the Mark Colligan Memorial triple jump title...opened the season by winning three events at the Holiday Inn Invitational, the triple jump, long jump and 60m...moved to No. 10 on the all-time NU indoor long jump chart and No. 6 in the triple jump.

Outdoor: Won the Big Ten triple jump and long jump titles, sweeping the horizontal jumps at both conference meets in 2016...placed fifth in the triple jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn first-team All-America honors with a jump of 43-10 1/2 (13.37m)...was a second-team All-American in the long jump, finishing 16th with a mark of 20-2 1/4 (6.15m)...set a personal best in the triple jump of 44-6 (13.56m) to win the Big Ten title with the No. 5 mark in NU outdoor history...posted a wind-aided long jump PR of 21-4 (6.50m) to win the Big Ten long jump...set a wind-legal long jump PR of 21-1 1/2 (6.44m) to win the Nebraska Invitational with the No. 7 mark in NU history...finished first in nine events during the outdoor season...named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week on April 20.

2015 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Placed fourth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the long jump (19-10 1/4, 6.05m)...set an indoor season best at the Holiday Inn Invitational (19-11, 6.07m) to win the title...also won the long jump titles at the Mark Colligan Memorial and adidas Clasic.

Outdoor: Was a second-team All-American in the long jump after finishing ninth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a season-best mark of 20-10 1/2 (6.36m)...placed eighth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (19-6 1/4, 5.95m)...finished runner-up in the long jump at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational and Muco Invitational...won the 4x100m relay title at the Nebraska Invitational.

2014 (Freshman)
Indoor: Participated in three meets during the 2014 indoor season...recorded a season-best mark of 19-10 3/4 (6.06m) in the long jump to finish fourth at the Tyson Invitational...finished third in her other two long jump appearances...ran a time of 7.54 in her lone 60m regular-season showing of the year at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational...placed seventh at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the long jump with a leap of 19-7 1/2 (5.98m)...also took 14th in the 60m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 7.65.

Outdoor: Set a season best in the long jump with a mark of 20-7 (6.27m) at the Nebraska Quad, the top mark by a Husker all season...posted a wind-aided 11.89 at the Kansas Relays in the 100m.

Before Nebraska
Joined the Huskers from Auburn High School in Auburn, Nebraska after winning four individual state titles as a senior in 2013...was a seven-time state champion in high school, winning two triple jump titles (2012, 2013), two long jump titles (2011, 2013) and two 100m crowns (2012, 2013) along with a 200m title in 2013...set the Nebraska Class B state record and earned the 2013 state title with a leap of 20-1 1/4 (6.12m) in the long jump...set the Class B state record in the triple jump and earned the 2013 title with a mark of 39-1 1/2 (11.92m)...won the 2013 100m title at the state meet with a time of 12.10 and finished first in the 200m with a time of 25.02...was the 2012 Nebraska Class B state triple jump champion, recording a leap of 36-9 1/2 (11.21m)...won the 2012 state title in the 100m with a time of the 2011 state meet, won the long jump with a mark of 18-1 3/4 (5.53m)...recorded prep bests of 12.10 in the 100m, 25.02 in the 200m, 20-1 1/4 (6.12m) in the long jump and 39-9 1/2 (12.12m) in the triple jump.

Born June 10, 1995...mother is Andrea...major is child, youth and family studies.

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