Latasha Williams
Latasha Williams
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Roanoke, Va.
High School: William Fleming
Events: Throws

PERSONAL BESTS
Shot Put: 12.41 meters

2017: OUTDOOR

  • Earned a personal record and placed ninth in the hammer throw at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a mark of 46.57 meters.
  • Set a personal record in the shot put to place second at the William Walton Invitational with a mark of 13.85 meters.
  • Took 13th at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a mark of 11.64 meters in the shot put.
  • Placed second in the hammer throw at the VCU Rams Invitational with a mark of 43.86 meters.

2017: INDOOR 

  • Placed 19th in the weight throw with a mark of 12.75 meters at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Took 13th in the shot put with a mark of 11.76 meters at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Set a personal record in the weight throw with a toss of 14.32 meters at the Villanova Invitational.
  • Placed ninth in the shot put at the ETSU Invitational with a throw of 12.23 meters.

2016: OUTDOOR 

  • Set her personal record in the shot put, 12.41 meters, at the Atlantic 10 Championships. 

2016: INDOOR 

  • Placed third in the shot put at the Hampton University Indoor Invitational posting a mark of 10.71 meters.
  • Posted a season-best mark of 11.56 meters in the shot put at the Atlantic 10 Championships.

2015: OUTDOOR

  • Threw a season-high 11.90 meters to place 18th at the Mason Spring Invitational.
  • Placed third in the shot put with a mark of 11.83 m at the New Captain’s Classic.

2015: INDOOR

  • Placed ninth in her shot put debut at the Liberty Open, posting a mark of 11.13 meters.

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Major: Health Physical Education & Exercise Science Pre-Physcial Therapy
  • Parents: Katherine Cooper & Roger Williams
  • High School Athletic Accolades: Volleyball All-District hitter, Finished 1st in conference, First in Regionals, Fourth in the State in Shot put