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Natasha Williams
Natasha Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nederland, Texas

High School:
Nederland HS

Height:
5-5

Experience:
2L

Fall, 2004 (Jr.): Ran in all six cross country meets during the fall ... Recorded three top 10 finishes, including a season-best second-place finish at the SLC Championships ... Earned all-conference honors for the runner-up showing at the league meet, where she posted a team-best time of 21:23.56 ... Placed 39th at the NCAA South Central Regional with a 6,000-meter time of 22:10.

2003-04 (So.): Ran 1,500 meters, 3,000 meters, 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters during outdoor season ... Had two top 10 finishes in the 1,500 ... Top time was 4:50.57 for eighth at the Tom Tellez Invitational ... Also placed second at the Ty Terrell Relays with a time of 4:55.60 ... Ran LU's best 3K time with a 10:30.16 for third place at the Tom Tellez Invitational ... Posted three top 10 showings in the 5,000 ... Ran personal-best time of 17:51.33 for second at LSU Alumni Gold ... Placed sixth at SLC Outdoor Championships with time of 18:23.67 ... Also ran career-best time of 38:54.03 for fifth place in the 10,000 meters at the SLC Championships ... Her 10K time ranks fourth on LU's all-time best list ... Ran 3,000 and 5,000 during indoor season ... Top indoor 3K time was 10:40.52 for 13th at SLC Indoor Championships ... Had two top 10 showings in the indoor 5K, including an eighth-place finish (18:37.29) at the SLC Championships ... Time ranks third among LU's all-time career leaders ... Ran in all seven cross country meets during the fall ... Had two top 10 finishes, including third-place at the LU Invitational ... Placed 11th at the SLC Championships with a 5,000-meter time of 18:37.10 ... Placed 56th at the NCAA South Central Regional.

2002-03 (Fr.): Ran top five 5,000-meter times with three top 10 finishes ... Best showing was third at the SFA Dogwood Invitational with a time of 18:19.77 ... Placed 10th at the Texas Relays with LU's fourth-fastest 10,000-meter time of 38:55.26 ... Was seventh in the 5K at the SLC Outdoor Meet ... Placed 19th in the indoor 3,000 meters (11:03.64) and seventh in the 5,000 meters (18:48.46) at the SLC Indoor Championships ... Ran in all seven of LU's cross country meets ... Earned two top 10 finishes, including third-place at the Lamar Invitational with a season-best, two-mile time of 12:10 ... Was the top scorer for LU at the SLC meet with a 16th-place finish.

High School: Ran for Coach Dial at Nederland HS ... Won outstanding cross country and track award ... Cross country state qualifier ... Also won Sea Rim Striders Award as a senior.

Personal: Major is mass communications ... Also recruited by Stephen F. Austin ... Enjoys church activities and running in spare time ... Born on August 18, 1984 ... Parents are Terry and Judy Williams.

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