Briana Williams Is Going For A Fast Time At Great Southwest


The nation's fastest girls sprinter at 100 meters is officially headed to the Great Southwest Classic. 

Oakland Park Northeast (FL) sophomore Briana Williams, who broke a world age group record for 15-year-olds in March with a wind-legal time of 11.13 (+1.7) seconds, is the latest blue chip athlete to register for the annual event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Williams is entered in both the 100m and 200m alongside Texans Kynnedy Flannel, Kenondra Davis, Alexis Brown and Kelly Rowe.

Just last week, Williams, who's one of Jamaica's fastest up-and-coming youth athletes, earned a quality resume-booster with a win at the adidas Boston Boost Games Dream 100, beating the likes of Brown and Rowe. 

But here, the Florida prep could feasibly go after a sub-11 second time at elevation on the University of New Mexico's track. 

Her five fastest wind-legal times this season have all been under 11.40 seconds.

Timewind eventDate
11.131.7Bob HayesMarch 17
11.271.6Flow CariftaMarch 31
11.31-0.9StatesMay 5
11.350.7BoostMay 20
11.361.1Region 3A-4April 26

Williams will likely use this outing as a springboard toward a qualification to the U20 World Junior Championships in Finland which take place in July. 

She'll also compete in the 200m, where she has the fastest wind-legal time at 23.11, which stands at US No. 2.

But Flannel is the only athlete registered to far to have gone under 23 seconds. Two weeks ago, the Alvin (TX) senior went 22.95 all conditions at the UIL Championships. 

Make sure you stay tuned for all coverage of The Great Southwest Classic, which is being streamed LIVE by MileSplit from May 31-June 2. 

Registration closes for The Great Southwest Classic on Sunday, May 27, at 11:59 p.m. MT.

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Entries Courtesy of Coach O Registration

#AthleteschoolSeed Time
1Briana WilliamsUnattached11.13
2Kynnedy FlannelUnattached11.4
3Kenondra DavisUnattached11.43
4Kelly RoweUnattached11.47
5Alexis BrownUnattached11.5
6Whitney BridgesUnattached11.54
7Taryn HankinsUnattached11.6
8Kennedi SandersUnattached11.62
9Deja Shaw-HuckabyUnattached11.7
10Taylor WatsonUnattached11.73
11Kiana FosterUnattached11.75
12Courtney WilliamsUnattached11.85
13Taejha BadalUnattached11.99
14Monique GrantUnattached12
15Adriana TatumUnattached12.02
16Zaire ChestUnattached12.07
17Mackenzie JenkinsUnattached12.1
18SERENA WILLIAMSUnattached12.11
19Abigail TammingaUnattached12.16
20Sydney HolidayUnattached12.17
21Alexa ValenzuelaUnattached12.18
22Mia CornersUnattached12.27
23Jeanea EppsUnattached12.28
24Janoah SyersUnattached12.31
25Lauren CoxUnattached12.45
26Dreunna WashingtonUnattached12.5
27Caitlin KingUnattached12.54
28Sarah MannUnattached12.59
29Akiya KolloreUnattached12.6
30Marilyn HershbergerUnattached12.6
31Sandrea CogioUnattached12.65
32Ronnie WalkerUnattached12.68
33Mikayla GarnandUnattached12.7
34Katrina BroadheadUnattached12.72
35Aniya KolloreUnattached12.8
36Kenli HansenUnattachedNM




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