Omaha Track & Field BIO
Taleah Williams
Player Profile:
Taleah Williams 2361144
Position: Jumps
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Norfolk, Neb.
High School: Norfolk

Personal Bests
60 m: 8.46 at Jack Jennett Invitational, 1/30/16
Long Jump: 17-10 ¾ (5.45) at Summit League Championship, 2/26/16
Triple Jump: 36-03 ½ (11.06) at SDSU Classic, 2/13/16

400 m:  1:01.10 at Kip Janvrin Open, 4/28/17
Long Jump:
  17-07 (5.36) at John Jacobs invitational, 4/23/16

Triple Jump:  35-11 1/4 (10.95) at Bryan Clay Invitational, 4/15/16

2016-17 (Sophomore)
Competed in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, taking fifth in the long jump with a mark of 16-11 1/2 (Sept. 8)...redshirted the indoor season…outdoors, had UNO's top mark and a personal season best distance of 17-04 in the long jump at the Emporia State Relays (April 1)…put up a season-best mark of 35-03 ¾ at the John Jacobs Invitational (April 22)…ran two personal bests including a mark of 1:01.10 in the 400 meters at the Kip Janvrin Open (April 28).

2015-16 (Freshman)

Indoors, set a personal record in the long jump at the Summit League Championship with a jump of 17-10 ¾ which was best on the team (Feb. 26)…recorded four top-10 finishes in the long jump, including a second-place finish at the K-State Winter Invitational (Dec. 12)…set a personal high in the triple jump with a leap of 36-03 ½ at the SDSU Classic (Feb. 13)…placed in the top 10 four times in the triple jump, including a second-place finish at the Jack Jennett Invitational (Jan. 30)…set a personal record in the 60 meters with a time of 8.46 at the Jack Jennett Invitational (Jan. 30)...outdoors, had a personal best distance of 17-07 in the long jump at the John Jacobs Invitational (April 23)…also had a personal best mark of 35-11 ¼ in the triple jump at the Bryan Clay Invitational (April 15)… was a member of UNO's 4 x 100 meter relay team that posted a season best time of 49.58 at the John Jacobs Invitational (April 23)...a member of the Summit League Academic Honor Roll.

Before UNO

Lettered all four years in track & field at Norfolk High School…as a senior in 2014-15, finished second in the state class A championship in the long jump after winning the event in both the conference and district meets…also was a member of Norfolk's state-qualifying 4 x 400 meter relay team…was the school's track & field MVP…also lettered in basketball for three years and helped the Panthers to a class A runner up finish at the state tournament in her senior year.

Born Feb. 21, 1997…daughter of Calvin and Priscilla Williams…undecided on a major.

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