UNCG Men's Cross Country BIO
 Eric Williams

2013 Outdoor Track
Posted a season-best time of 9:52.52 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Duke Invitational (April 5-6) … Recorded a time of 9:55.47 in the event at the Southern Conference Championships (April 20-21).

2012-13 Indoor Track
Posted a career-best time of 4:27.27 in the mile at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational (Feb. 8-9) … Recorded a personal-best time of 8:59.26 in the 3,000-meter race at the WakeForest Invitational (Jan. 19). 

2012 Cross Country
Posted a career-best time of 26:45.03 at the Greater Louisville Classic (Sept. 29) in the 8,000-meter race … Placed 10th at the Elon Invitational (Sept. 15) with a time of 26:58. 

2012 Outdoor Track
Recorded an outdoor personal best time in the 3,000m at the Wake Forest Open crossing the line in 9:12.05 to finish 25th overall (Mar 17th) … ran a personal record time of 9:48.17 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Duke Invitational (Apr 7) … earned All-Freshman honors in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Southern Conference Outdoor Championships finishing 12th overall in a time of 10:03.55 (Apr 21) ... SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

2011-12 Indoor Track
Set a personal best in the 3,000m at the Hokie Invitational, running a time of 9:01.49 to finish 26th overall (Jan 20) … ran a personal best time of 4:31.11 in the mile run at the Fast Track Invitational to finish in 25th place overall (Feb 11).

2011 Cross Country
Made his 8,000 meter debut at the Elon Invite where he finished in 38th place with a time of 27:33 (Sept 17)… set a personal best at the Panorama Farms Invite,c ompleting the course in 27:10, to finish 73rd overall(Oct 14) … competed in Charleston, S.C., as part of the team that captured the conference title at the 2011 Southern Conference Championships, finishing 83rd in a time of 28:09 (Oct29).

High School
Ran four years at Northwood High School in Pittsboro,N.C. for coach Ron Horton … won the individual title at the 2-A Cross Country State Championship as a senior … also ran four years of indoor track where he earned all-state honors in the 4x800 meters during his junior season … named all-state in the 3,200 meters twice in outdoor track … also named all-state in outdoor track in the 4x800 meters and the 1,000 meters.

Eric Cameron Williams … born Aug. 16, 1993 in Chapel Hill, N.C. … son of Don and Phyllis Williams … has two siblings, Bradley and Alex … Majoring in history.

Top Performances
Cross Country
8k: 26:45.03 (Greater Louisville Classic -9/29/12) 

60m: 8.35 (Hokie Invitational, 1/24/14)
400m: 57.22 (UCS Invitational, 2/14/14)
800m: 2:07.66 (Wake Forest Invitational, 1/11/14)
Mile: 4:27.27 (Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational, 2/8/13)
3,000m: 8:59.26 (Wake Forest Invitational, 1/19/13)

800m: 2:16.14 (Wake Forest Open, 3/21/14)
Mile: 4:39.69 (High Point VertKlasse, 3/23/13)
1,500m: 4:08.61 (Wake Forest Open, 3/15/13)
3,000m: 9:12.05
3,000m steeplechase: 9:48.17

Year: Junior
Hometown: Chapel Hill, N.C.
High School: Northwood
Experience: 2 Letters