Pioneer Focus: Jarod Williams


Pedigree: This year’s first Pioneer Focus goes to senior cross country runner Jarod Williams for his outstanding second-place finish at the University of Akron’s Tommy Evans Invitational on September 5.

Williams crossed the 6400-meter course with a time of 20:28 and paced his squad to a first place finish among five Division I school teams.

Get to know the cross country runner from Louisville…


Senior cross country runner Jarod Williams led his team to victory Thursday, September 5 at the University of Akron’s Tommy Evans Invitational. (Photo courtesy of Andy Smith)

Q: If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?

A:  Probably to be able to fly

Q: Something most people do not know about you?

A: Most people know everything about me

Q: Favorite aspect of cross country?

A: The team aspect

Q: Favorite pre-game music?

A: A Day to Remember

Q: Facebook or Twitter?

A: Twitter

Q: Who is an athlete that you look up to?

A: Drew Trusty

Q: Best and worst part of college athletics?

A: Best- The friendship developed being part of a team, and I don’t really see anything bad about college athletics.

Q: Where do you see yourself in ten years?

A: Hopefully married with children and well into my work profession.

Follow the cross country runner on twitter @jtwill19.


 Tina Oprean is the sports editor for The Aviso AVW.

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