Ryle Williams
 Ryle Williams

Saint Joseph, Missouri

High School:
Savannah HS


High Jump



UVU track concludes events at NCAA West Prelims

Junior Michael McPherson will now turn his attention to the NCAA Championships, where he'll become UVU's first-ever track athlete to compete at Nationals.


Six UVU track athletes set for NCAA Prelims

The NCAA West Preliminary Round will take place May 29-31 at Arkansas' John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville.


Six Wolverines headed to NCAA Preliminaries

Michael McPherson has also qualified for the NCAA Championships in decathlon.


Wolverine track shines in SoCal

Bennie Foster broke the school record in the pole vault and Brooke Hodson-Davies dominated in the 3000m steeplechase.


Four UVU Track & Field athletes garner Athlete of the Week honors

Wolverines compete in Southern California this weekend

At Utah Valley University ...
FRESHMAN ~ (2014): NCAA Qualifier ... (INDOOR) 2014 WAC Champion in the high jump by clearing 2.11m or 6'-11" at the WAC Indoor Championships ... also won the high jump at the Boise State Challenge with a leap of 2.10m or 6'-10.75" ... set the school record in the high jump at the WAC Championships by clearing 2.11m or 6'-11" ... (OUTDOOR) recorded a no height in the high jump at his first trip to the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds ... also no heighted at the WAC Outdoor Championships as he battled through injuries throughout the season ... won the high jump at both the UNLV Track Classic and Ben Brown Invitational with heights of 2.15m or 7'-00.50" and 2.05m or 6'-08.75" ... the 2.15m or 7'-00.50" jump that he recorded at UNLV is good enough for the outdoor school record at UVU as well.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Savannah High School in Savannah, Mo. ... named All-State, All-District and All-Conference in track & field his junior and senior seasons ... won State his senior year in the high jump by clearing 6-11 ... placed fourth at State in the high jump his junior campaign (6-6) ... also played baseball, basketball and football in high school and was named First Team All-Conference, All-District and All-Region in basketball and Second Team All-Conference in football.

Personal ...
Graduated from Savannah HS in 2012 with a 3.5 GPA ... born May 30, 1993 in Mo. ... served an LDS Church Mission in Fresno, Calif. ... volunteered at animal shelters with FCCLA during high school ... plans to major in Economics at UVU ... also recruited by BYU, Kansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, USC, Navy, UMKC and Wichita State ... overcame a major neck injury that he suffered during a basketball game his senior year of high school and ended up winning every track meet he was in later that year ... parents are Wyle and Jackie Williams.