Former BU sprinters have successful opening round in Eugene Saturday.
Three Bears shine on opening day of meet in Oregon.
Bears will have nine current and former athletes in action starting Friday in Eugene, Ore.
Bears had five entries in action Thursday in Eugene, Ore., to close out 2016 season.
Bears have four athletes in action on the opening day in Eugene, Ore.
2015 Indoor All-American (800 Meters, Distance Medley Relay)
2015 All-Big 12 Indoors (800 Meters, 4x400-Meter Relay, Distance Medley Relay)
2014 Big 12 Outdoors Champion (4x400-Meter Relay)
2014 All-Big 12 Outdoors (800 Meters)
2014 All-Big 12 Indoors (800 Meters, 4x400-Meter Relay, Distance Medley Relay)
2013 All-Big 12 Outdoors (800 Meters, 4x400-Meter Relay)
2013 All-Big 12 Indoors (800-Meters)
School Record Holder (Indoor, Outdoor 800 Meters)
School-Record Holder (Indoor Distance Medley Relay)
2015: Enjoyed breakout junior campaign, while tallying pair of All-America honors and five All-Big 12 accolades...Was standout at NCAA Indoor Championships by placing third in 800-meter run with the second-fastest time in BU history of 2:03.67 to become just second runner in school history to earn All-America honors in event...Ran 800-meter leg for DMR crew, which placed fourth at national meet to grab second All-America honor, as quartet ran second-fastest time in school history at 11:04.21...At Big 12 Indoor Championships, tallied three Big 12 accolades...Placed second in the 800-meters with time of 2:07.45...Was member of second-place DMR crew and third-place 4x400-meter relay squad...As part of five-meet indoor season, set 800-meter school record of 2:03.21 to place second at Iowa State Classic...Helped DMR crew set school record at Alex Wilson Invitational with time of 10:58.52 to win event title...Captured DMR event title at Iowa State Classic as well..Won 800-meter title at Texas A&M Aggie Invitational...Tallied runner-up finishes in event at Rod McCravy Memorial...Outdoors, captured pair of All-Big 12 honors by placing second in the 800-meters and running second-leg for fifth-place 4x400-meter relay squad...Advanced to NCAA Outdoor Championships in 800 meters by placing seventh at NCAA West Preliminary Championships...Completed season with 18th-place showing in prelims at national event with time of 2:08.49...Opened outdoor campaign by winning 800-meter event title in then-school record time of 2:03.32...Bettered own school-record mark two weeks later to place fourth at Payton Jordan Invitational in 2:02.26...Helped 4x800-meter relay squad capture Texas Relays event title with time of 8:39.25.
2014: Amassed a total of five All-Big 12 honors, including a Big 12 champion crown in sophomore campaign...Helped BU to best finish ever at Big 12 indoor meet by netting three all-conference accolades...Took fourth in the 800-meter run with season-best time of 2:08.26...Ran third leg for third-place 4x400-meter crew...Provided 800-meter leg for runner-up distance medley relay team in season-best and sixth-best mark in school history mark in 11:12.99...Outdoors, helped 4x400-meter relay squad nab Big 12 title by running third leg of relay that had fourth-best time in school history of 3:30.75...Continued to serve as third leg for 4x4 group that advanced from NCAA West Preliminary Championships (6th) and to take ninth at NCAA Outdoor Championships...Placed fifth in 800-meter run at Big 12 Outdoor Championship to tally second-straight All-Big 12 honor...Helped BU women win Drake Relays HyVee Cup by running on first place 4x400, second place 4x800 and third place sprint medley relay crews.
2013: Earned three All-Big 12 honors, after joining program in spring...Placed fourth at Big 12 Indoor Championships in 800 meters with time of 2:07.83...Tallied two honors at conference outdoor meet with runner-up finish in 800 and as third leg for third place 4x400-meter squad...Outdoors, advanced to NCAA Championships in 800 meters with season-best and second-best time in school history of 2:05.20 to be eighth at NCAA West Preliminaries...Recorded 2:06.74 mark at NCAA Outdoor Championships to finish 15th in prelims...Took third in half-mile event at both Baylor Quad Invitational and Michael Johnson Classic...Served as third leg for 4x400-meter team that made NCAA Outdoor Championships with 10th-place finish at NCAA West meet...Ended season taking 13th in prelims at national meet...Had top-10 finishes in 800-meter event in each of five indoor meets...Posted season-best and third-fastest in school history time of 2:07.04 to be 10th at Alex Wilson Invitational...Ran on both 4x400-meter and distance medley relay squads, including serving as third leg for second place 4x4 quartet at Tyson Invitational...Won 800-meter title at USA Junior Championships in 2:06.35...Earned two medals at Pan American Junior Championships with silver in 800 meters (2:08.35) and gold as part of USA 4x400-meter relay team.
High School: Attended St. Anthony's High School in Huntington, N.Y.
Personal: Full name is Olicia Eternity Williams...Born Feb. 26, 1994 in New York, New York...Parents are Keith Williams and Tinira Haffoney...Has three siblings...Majoring in communications.