Nefeteri Williams
    Nefeteri Williams


    Bellwood, Ill.

    High School:
    Proviso West

    Middle Distance/Cross Country


    Updated Sept. 15, 2010

    2009-10: Won the 600m race at the Saluki Fast Start with a time of 1:37.43...Earned two top ten finishes in the 800m (EIU Friday Night Special, MVC Indoor Championships) and a sixth place finish in the 400m at the McDonald's Invitational...Only competed in the indoor season.

    2008-09: Garnered all-MVC honors in the 400m hurdles and 4x400 relay, while also being named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete team...Holds the ninth-place slot on SIU's all-time list in the 800m indoors...Captured first place in the 600m at the Saluki Fast Start...Earned a Top 10 finish in every indoor meet...In outdoor meets, finished in the season with six Top 10 finishes in the 400m hurdles, including a third place finish at the MVC Outdoor Championships.

    2007-08: Ranks fourth all-time in the 3000m steeplechase at SIU...2008 MVC Scholar-Athlete...Ran a season-best 15:10.65 to finish second at the SIU Early Bird...Saw action in five indoor meets... Won the 1000m at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic with a career-best time of 2:59.97...Recorded three Top 10 indoor finishes...Won the 3000m steeplechase to open the outdoor season at the Spring Classic...Ran a career-best 4:43.97 in the 1500m at the Ole Miss Invitational.

    2006-07: Finished 26th at the MVC Championships...Recorded eight Top 10 finishes, including a ninth-place showing in the 400m hurdles at the MVC Outdoor Championships.

    High School: Finished third in the 300m hurdles and sixth in the 100m hurdles at the 2006 Illinois State...Earned all-state honors...Finished fourth in the 100 hurdles and sixth in the 300 hurdles at state in 2005...Was Junior Olympic National Champion in the 2000m steeplechase...Two-time all-state cross country performer.

    Personal: Full name is Nefeteri Nicole Williams...Majors in special education...Born Jan. 27, 1988...Daughter of Ethel Williams.