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Kristyn Williams
Position: Sprints
Other Position: Sprints
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grand Prairie, Texas
High School: Mansfield Timberview
Major: Human biology
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Career Bests (thru 2014 collegiate season):
400 Meters: 52.59
800: 2:10.23
200: 24.16
500: 1:10.82i
600: 1:32.04i

Stanford Record Book:
400: 3rd
400: 1st
4x400: 4th, 7th
DMR: 1st

2014 Season: Outdoors - Won the Stanford Invitational 400 with a season best 52.70, placing her No. 3 all-time in Stanford history ... captured Big Meet victories in three events: the 200 (a lifetime best 24.16), 400 (52.70), and 4x400 (3:42.46) ... ran the second leg of Stanford's runner-up distance medley relay at the Penn Relays ... named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention. Indoors - Earned first-team All-America honors by running the second (400 meter) leg on Stanford's second-place distance medley relay team at the NCAA Championships ... ran a split of 53.56 to extend Stanford's lead ... placed fourth at the MPSF Championships in the 400, breaking her own school record with a personal indoor best of 53.36 ... broke the Stanford indoor 400 record in the season-opening UW Indoor Preview, running 53.39 on Jan. 18 ... also broke the meet record ... was the sixth-fastest, indoors and outdoors, at Stanford ... won the invitational 500 at the Penn State National, setting a school record of 1:10.82 ... the time missed the all-time collegiate top 10 by 0.06 ... ran the second leg (52.7 split for 400) during Stanford's school record-setting distance medley relay (10:54.04) in a winning effort at the Penn State National on Jan. 31.

2013 Season: Outdoors - Ran the No. 7 400 time in school history with a 54.15 at the Triton Invitational ... it was the second-fastest by a freshman in Stanford history ... placed 14th overall in the 400 at the Pac-12 Championships ... was 38th at the NCAA West Prelims (55.30) ... second in the Big Meet at 54.29 ... ran anchor on the sixth-place team at the Pac-12's in the 4x400 (3:38.15). Indoors - Anchored Stanford to third in the MPSF Championships in the 4x400 ... team ran 3:38.16, the fourth-fastest indoor time in school history ... placed ninth in the 400 at MPSF's in 54.71 ... had a season best 400 of 54.34 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... made collegiate debut with a 1:32.04 in the 600 for second at the UW Preview ... won the Armory Invitational 500 title in 1:13.39.

High School: As a freshman, won Texas Class 4A state titles in the 400 (53.88) and the 800 (2:10.23) ... her winning 800 time was a 4A state-meet record ... twice finished in the top 25 at the state 4A cross-country championships ... 2009 All-Area Girls Track & Field Newcomer of the Year by the Dallas Morning News ... missed the 2010 and 2011 state meets because of injury ... ran 53.95 to finish second in the 2012 state 5A final in the 400 ... with both twins in the lineup, the Wolves 4x400 relay set a 5A Region 1 record of 3:43.68 in 2012.

Personal: Parents are Jessie and Terry Williams ... twin sister Kaitlyn also runs for Stanford.