|Hometown||Colorado Springs, Colo.|
|Prev. School||Rampart HS|
Outdoor: 2010 RMAC academic honor roll. ... placed 12th in the Discus at RMAC Championships with mark of 37.08 meters. ... placed 17th in the Javelin at RMAC Championships with mark of 37.54 meters. ... Outdoor best/discus-37.97 meters, javelin-40.46 meters, hammer throw-37.53 meters
Indoor: placed 15th in shot put at RMAC Indoor with a mark of 10.90 meters. ... placed 19th in weight throw a RMAC Indoor with a mark of 12.74 meters. ... Indoor best/shot put-11.52 meters, weight throw-13.10 meters.
2009-10: Placed second in Javelin and Discus at 2009 State Games of America.
2008-09: Had distances of 34.25m in the discus throw, 33.54m in the hammer throw, and 38.45m in the javelin at the RMAC Outdoor Championships, May 3. ... Finished fourth in the javelin (37.89m) and threw the discus 33.87m at the Jack Christiansen Invitational, April 24. ... Placed sixth in the javelin (37.0m), seventh in the hammer throw (34.61m), and ninth in the discus (34.08m) at the Mountaineer Open, April 18. ... Threw the hammer 32.26m, the javelin 38.88m, and the discus 35.12m at the University of Colorado Invitational, April 11. ... Finished fifth in the javelin (41.21m), ninth in the hammer throw (32.15m), and seventh in the discus (38.23m) at the Spank Blasing Invitational, April 2. ... Made throws of 34.29m in the discus, 33.38m in the javelin, and 32.6m in the hammer throw at the Potts Outdoor Invitational, March 21. ... Had distances of 11.15m in the weight throw and 10.29m in the shot put at the CSM Twilight Open, Feb. 20. ... Threw the shot put 10.83m and had a distance of 12.18m in the weight throw at the Joe Davies' Open, Jan. 30. ... Had tosses of 11.09m in the shot put and 10.6m in the weight throw at the CSM Alumni Extravaganza, Dec. 5.
2007-08: Placed ninth in the javelin throw at Potts Invitational Mar. 22 ... finished eighth in the javelin throw at Rob Upton Invitational Mar. 29 ... placed 11th in the javelin throw at Ram Open Apr. 19.
Personal: Double Major, Chemistry and Biology with minor, physics. ... parents are Rex and Doroty Williams. ... brother, Dana.
Stories featuring Preston Williams
|May 11, 2010||Graham Wins Pole Vault, Freshman of the Year at RMAC Track Championships||PUEBLO - Lauren Graham of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs not only won the women's pole vault competition at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships Tuesday, she also set a new RMAC meet record in the process.|
|May 10, 2010||Cardinale takes long jump crown on second day of RMAC championships||PUEBLO - There was a time, not very long ago, that believing that a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs field athlete could win a conference championship took a leap of faith.|
|April 30, 2010||Mines wins dual on depth||UCCS and Colorado Mines went head to head in a low-key dual track meet with a few participants coming from Metro State. The purpose this meet was for the teams to get healthier and keep competitive sharpness for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship on May 9-11 in Pueblo.|
|February 26, 2010||RMAC Championship Day 1||GOLDEN, Colo. - Many of the athletes on the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs track and field team experienced their first taste of college championship track and field at the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday at Steinhauer Field House.|
|February 19, 2010||Golden Tune Up||The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs went to Golden, Colorado for a final tune up meet before the conference indoor championship. Generally, the field was not very strong. Yet, there were a couple exceptional marks.|
|January 16, 2010||Solid Evening at the Air Force Academy||COLORADO SPRINGS - The men's and women's track and field teams of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had their first competition since Dec. 15 on Friday evening at the Air Force All-Comers Meet.|
|April 26, 2009||UCCS 4X100 Team Sets New School Record with a Little Help from Friends||FORT COLLINS - Sometimes we have to get by with a little help from our friends.|
|April 19, 2009||Mountain Lions Compete in Gunnison||The Mountain Lions began their gearing-up process for the Conference Championships as they headed up to rare air to compete at the Mountaineer Open in Gunnison.|
|April 3, 2009||Mountain Lions Beat the Snow, Compete at Spank Blasing Meet in Pueblo||PUEBLO - The CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves broke in their new track while hosting their debut invitational at Friday's Spank Blasing Invitational. As seems typical of early outdoor track season, 25 mile per hour winds prevailed, making an already somewhat difficult day more difficult for the Mountain Lions.|
|March 21, 2009||Mountain Lions Open Outdoor TrackSeason at Potts Invitational in Boulder||BOULDER - The sprints and field events crews opened up their outdoor track season at CU-Boulder's Pott's Invitational. With the indoor season officially ending one week ago, Saturday offered unseasonably fair weather and a good day for the sprinters, throwers, and jumpers establish their standards to work off of for the outdoor season.|
|February 20, 2009||Gomez Punches Ticket to Nationals at CSM Twilight Invitational||GOLDEN, CO - The Mines Twilight Invitational would have been more appropriately named the Mines Midnight Invitational.|
|February 14, 2009||Despite Blackout, Mountain Lions Get Power Surge at Air Force Invite||U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - It was lights-out for the Mountain Lions' competition at Saturday's Air Force Invitational"literally and figuratively. On the second day of the two-day competition, the power in the Cadet Fieldhouse went out just after eleven a.m., delaying an already slow track meet by three hours. The Mountain Lions however, were completely undeterred by the turn of events, continuing to compete in the same style that they are accustomed to.|
|January 31, 2009||UCCS Continues its Tuneup for RMAC Championships at Joe Davies Invite||GOLDEN, Colo. - Friday's Joe Davies Invitational proved to be the opportune time for the Mountain Lions to edit their record books and show that, come the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships in less than one month, they too will be a factor.|
|January 24, 2009||Freshmen Steal the Show as UCCSCompetes at CU-Potts Invitational||The younger members of the UCCS track team were the ones to steal the show at the CU-hosted Pott's Invitational.|
|December 5, 2008||Payne Earns National Qualifying Time, 14 School Records Set||GOLDEN, Colo. - Shannon Payne began the indoor track season the same way she finished the cross country season - by punching her ticket to nationals.|
|May 6, 2008||UCCS Has Many Positives in Final Day of RMAC Championships||With the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) Outdoor Championships ending today, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finished with a conference champion who also qualified for nationals, seven new school records, eight all-conference (All-RMAC) performers, and even an athlete that competed with one shoe.|
|May 5, 2008||Second Day of RMAC Championships Comes to a Close||The second day of competition at the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) Outdoor Championships is in the books. Gabe Small, Jason Shaver, and Josienne Heer had highlight performances in their events.|
|April 19, 2008||KU Relays Wind Down on Saturday Afternoon||With four days of competition in the books, the KU Relays ended, and the UCCS track team can take a breather. The three unusual races that they competed in today were more for practice and training for upcoming events.|
|April 12, 2008||UCCS Uses Colorado College Invitational to Brush Up||The Colorado College Invitational ended up becoming a meet between The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Colorado College. It was not an official dual team-scored event, but UCCS used the meet to warm up for the upcoming Kansas University Relays.|
|April 5, 2008||Vazquez Takes Third, Nearly Qualifies for Nationals in 800||Alex Vazquez almost had a nationally qualifying time in the men's 800-meter run today at the UNC Tom Benich Invite in Greeley, CO.|
|March 29, 2008||Bartlett's Win in the 5,000 Highlights UCCS at Upton Meet||FORT COLLINS -- Branson Bartlett took first place in the men's 5,000-meter run as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field teams competed Saturday at the Rob Upton Invitational at the Hansen Field Event Area.|
|March 22, 2008||Mountain Lions Compete in First Outdoor Meet of the Season||BOULDER -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's and women's track and field teams competed in their first outdoor meet of the year, the Potts Invitational held Saturday at the University of Colorado's Potts Field.|
|February 22, 2008||Bartlett, Women's 4 X 400 Relay Highlight Final Tuneup for UCCS||GOLDEN -- Running in just his second meet of the season, Branson Bartlett of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was the top collegiate finisher in the men's 3,000-meter run at the CSM Twilight Open Friday evening at Steinhauer Fieldhouse.|
|January 14, 2008||2008 Season Preview||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track team has produced several All-Americans over the past 10 years. During that same period, however, the UCCS women have never finished higher than fifth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship meet and the men have finished either last or next to last every season.|
|May 8, 2007||UCCS Men Struggle at RMAC Championships||ALAMOSA -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 4X400-meter relay team finished sixth Tuesday to account for the Mountain Lions' only team points in a disappointing final day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Rex Stadium.|
|April 21, 2007||Men's Track Competes in Both Fort Collins and Alamosa||Alex Vazquez took fourth place in the 800-meter run to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday at the Travis McKinley Open in Alamosa.|
|April 14, 2007||UCCS Men Compete at Colorado College||David Harmer moved into third-place in school history with his time of 1 minute, 54.39 seconds in the 800-meter run at the 12th annual Colorado College Invitational.|