William Collins
William Collins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
LaGrange, N.C.

High School:
Eastern Wayne

Position:
Distance


2007: Cross Country: Did not participate in any meets. Track and Field: Turned in three top-20 finishes out of four races ... Best finish was a fifth-place result in the 3,000-meter run at the Virginia Tech Invite (8:47.99).

2006: Cross Country: Participated in four events for the Pirates ... Best result came at the McAlister's Deli Invite where he finished in 10th place. Track and Field: Finished in the top-10 in all five outdoor events he participated in ... Set a career-best time in the 1,500-meters at the Diet Pepsi Classic where he finished in 3:58.26 ... Won the 3,000-meter event at the Aggie Relays with a time of 8:51:54.

2005: Cross Country: Competed in six races as a freshmen ... Had the second-best time for ECU at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet (33:48) ... Finished in the top-30 in four of the six races.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in cross country ... Four-time all-conference and all-region selection ... Placed second at the 2004 state championships ... Named team MVP in 2002, 2003, and 2004 ... Captured 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter state track championships in 2005.

Personal: Majoring in exercise physiology ... Son of Bill and Lynn Collins ... Has two sisters, Mary Cornwell and Jessica Collins.