UAlbany Track & Field - W BIO
Akua Williams
Player Profile:
Akua Williams 1987246
Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
Hometown: Middletown, N.Y.
High School: Middletown

Williams' TFRRS Profile


2015-16
Outdoor
Season Bests
400m: 56.91
400m IH: 1:07.42
4x400m Relay: 4:03.26

 Williams competed in the 4x400m Relay where she placeed second in both the North East Challenge and the Spring Break Classic.

Personal Best Marks
500m: 1:18.64
400m IH: 1:03.86

2014-15:

Outdoor
Season Bests
400m IH: 1:03.86

Williams opened the season at the Spring Break Classic, where she placed third in the 400m hurdles in 1:05.59. She placed third in the 400m hurdles for the second consecutive meet at Connecticut’s Northeast Challenge, crossing the line in 1:07.89. She also placed third as a member of the 4x400m relay team, earning a 60.4 split en route to a team finish of 3:51.69. Williams placed third yet again in the 400m hurdles at UAlbany’s Spring Classic, finishing in 1:07.63, She also placed first as a member of the 4x400m relay team, earning a split of 62.8 en route to a team finish of 4:05.05. Williams placed second in the 400m hurdles at the Capital District Classic in a season-best 1:03.86. At the America East Outdoor Championships, Williams placed 15th in the 400m hurdles in 1:05.54. Her season ended at UAlbany’s Purple & Gold Last Chance Meet, where she placed third in the 400m hurdles once more in 1:04.61.

Indoor
Season Bests
500m: 1:18.64

Williams opened the season at Cornell’s Upstate Challenge. She placed ninth in the 500m in 1:20.96 and 11th as a member of the 4x400m relay team that finished in 4:17.45. At Boston University’s Valentine Invitational, Williams placed 29th in the 500m in 1:18.64. Williams placed 10th in the 500m in 1:19.15 at the America East Indoor Championships. In her final meet of the season, ECAC Indoor Championships, Williams placed sixth as a member of the distance medley relay, earning a 400m split of 58.51 en route to a team finish of 11:55.69.

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