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Joe Williams
Joe Williams

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Spain Park

Height:
6-1

Event:
Throws

Experience:
HS



Redshirt Freshman
2014 Indoor Season
Placed 12th in shot put (50-0) at the Auburn Invitational.

Freshman (2012-13)

Redshirted and did not compete as a true freshman.

Prep and Personal
Top high school thrower in the Alabama prep ranks over much of his prep career, while competing for Spain Park High School ... won a total of seven state titles (six outdoor, one indoor) in three events (two in shot put, three in discus and one in javelin) during his high school career ... as a senior, won 2012 Alabama High School Athletics Association (AHSAA) class 6A state outdoor titles in both the shot put (58-6) and the discus (189-6 1/4) ... won the 2012 state indoor shot put title (58-5) ... as a junior, won 2011state outdoor titles in the javelin (194-7), discus (185-1) and shot put (52-5) ... as a sophomore in 2010, was the outdoor state champion in the discus (163-8) ... placed 11th in the shot put (46-8) at the 2010 state outdoor meet ... set school records in the shot put and discus ... named the 2011 Gatorade Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year in Alabama ... four-year letterman in track and field at SPHS and twice was voted the team's MVP ... placed 14th in the discus at the 2009 USA Track & Field Junior Olympics ... set an intermediate boys Alabama state discus record ... did not begin competing in track and field until the age of 14 ... coached by Michael Zelwak at Spain Park ... coached in club track by Mary Birdwell, with the Hoover Parks and Rec team ... son of Jim and Cheryl Williams ... born Aug. 21, 1994, in Columbia, S.C.