Matt Williams
 Matt Williams
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alpine, Utah

High School:
Lone Peak

Height:
6-1

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
02/06/1988

Experience:
4V


At Utah Valley ...
SENIOR ~ (2013): (OUTDOOR) Took third in the pole vault at the BYU Robison Invitational (4.45m) ... placed eighth in the 110m hurdles at the Utah Spring Games (16.40) ... (INDOOR) did not compete.

SENIOR/REDSHIRT ~ (2012): (INDOOR) Won the pole vault (4.65m), took third in the heptathlon (4282 points), fourth in the 60m hurdles (8.99), fourth in the high jump (1.70m) and seventh in the long jump (6.14m) ... (OUTDOOR) redshirted the outdoor season.

JUNIOR ~ (2011): (INDOOR) Placed second in the heptathlon (4,395) at the Great West Conference Championships...Finished third in the pole vault (4.55m) at the Wildcat Indoor...Placed third in the heptathlon (4,546) at the Boise State Team Challenge (OUTDOOR) Placed second in the decathlon (5,510) at the Great West Conference Championships...Won the pole vault (4.75m) at the BYU Invitational... Finished second in the pole vault (4.30) at the UVU Open and second (4.65m) at the UNLV Track Classic.

SOPHOMORE ~ (2010): (INDOOR) Placed second in the pole vault at the GWC Indoor Championships at USD with 4.30m or 14'-01.25" and fifth in the heptathlon with 3,981 total points ... had season best times/mark of 7.62 (60m), 9.05 (60m hurdles), 1.62m (high jump),4.57m (pole vault), 5.67m (long jump), 7.54m (shot put), and 3981 (heptathlon) ... (OUTDOOR) won the pole vault at the GWC Outdoor Championships in Yankton, S.D. with 4.50m or 14'-09" as he helped his team repeat as conference champions ... had an outdoor best time of 16.33 in the 110m hurdles and cleared 4.60m in the pole vault.

FRESHMAN - (2007): Indoor: ran 9.28 seconds in the 60m hurdles at Idaho State ... had a time of 8.48 seconds in the 55m hurdles at Weber State ... jumped 13'11 in the pole vault at Idaho State ... Outdoor: ran 23.69 seconds in the 200m dash at Long Beach State ... had a time of 16.49 seconds in the 110m hurdles at Utah State ... jumped 15'07 in the pole vault at the BYU Robison Invitational.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Lone Peak High School ... ranked fourth in state in the pole vault in 2006 ... took second in the vault with a jump of 13'6" at the Utah Region 4 track meet ... qualified for state in the 110 hurdles ... competed in the Utah Summer Games in 2005 and 2006 ... broke the Lone Peak High School pole vault record in 2006 ... also played football ... was captain of the 2006 track team and President of the German club.

Personal...
Graduated from Lone Peak High School in 2006 with a 3.2 GPA ... assisted with Hurrican Katrina evacuees ... volunteer at the Utah Food Bank ... put together care packages for the veterans at the V.A. Hospital in Salt Lake City ... is an Eagle Scout ... is a HAM radio operator ... served an LDS Church Mission to Hong Kong, China ... loves skiing, rock climbing, hiking, and playing the guitar ... parents are Jim and Barbara.