2009 XC: Participated in all the races this season... Had a personal-best in the Blue Ridge Open 8k with a time of 26:19.07, placing 51st in the race... Placed third in the Gamecock Invitational (5k) with a time of 15:42.74... Ran a time of 27:28 in the Big South Championship (8k) and finished in 24th...
High School: Was a four-year letterwinner in track and field and three year-letterwinner in cross country... His last three years, was named First-Team All-Northeastern Buckeye Conference for cross country... His junior and senior year, he was named First Team All-Northeastern Buckeye Conference for both cross country and track and field along with First Team All-Stark county and First Team All-Ohio for cross country... As a senior, he was named Stark County runner of the year for cross country and first team first team All Ohio for track... His sophomore year, he was on the Second Team All-Northeastern Buckeye Conference...
Personal: Full Name: Jarod Thomas Williams... Son of Derek Williams and Lori Wood... Majoring in accounting.