AUSTIN, Texas – Texas southern men's track & field standout Chadrick Williams wrapped up his season ranked 16th nationally and earned second team All-American honors at the ncaa Outdoor Championships.
Williams, a native of Kingston, Jamaica who was competing in his first-ever trip to nationals, jumped 50-0-¾ feet on his first attempt. He improved by nine inches on his second jump after recording a mark of 50-9¼ feet. On his final attempt, Williams once again improved his mark as he logged a length of 50-10¾.
Williams wrapped up the season ranked 16th and earned second team All-America recognition as a result of finishing in the top 16. He was only the third tsu men's track & field student-athlete to earn a trip to the national meet since 2012.