Willie Francois
Willie Francois
Birth Date: 12/29/1989
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Roslindale, Mass.
High School: John D. Bryant
Event: Sprints/Mid-Distance

2010-11: Finished in 18th place in the 400 meter dash at the Tiger All-Comers meet with a time of 1:03.43 ... Took 9th place at the Reggie Poyau Memorial meet on January 15 with a time of 1:47.17 ... Recorded a 31st place finish in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:03.38 ... Crossed the finish line with a time of 13.56 seconds in the 100 meter dash at the Solomon Invitational ... Finished in the top-20 at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:03.06.

2009-10: Ran in five indoor meet while competing in four different events throughout the season ... Began the year racing in the 55M dash in the Jay Carisella Invitational at NEU with a time of 8.11 seconds and a 66th place finish while also racing in the 200M event with a time of 29.01 seconds, his fastest of the year for that race ... Finished 67th overall in the 400M event on December 12 at the Harvard Invitational with a time of 1:05.34 ... Ended the season racing in only the 800M race for the final three meets, registering a season-best on February 6 at the Smith Tartan Invitational with a time of 2:32.46 and a 29th place finish.

2008-09: Competed in four meets during the indoor season ... Clocked a personal best 28.15 in the 200 meters to place 32nd at the Smith College Tartan Invitational on February 7 ... Placed 28th at the Little East Conference Championships with a time of 28.53 in the 200 meters ...Turned in a time of 8.20 to finish 32nd in the 55-meter preliminaries at the Reggie Poyau Meet on January 24.

Personal/High School: Ran track and played football for John D. O'Bryant High School ... Earned four letters for the Tigers' track squad and was the recipient of the Most Improved Award in 2005 ... Helped the track team to a city championship ... Selected the Tigers' football team's Most Dedicated Player as a senior and was named John D. O'Bryant's Student Athlete of the Month ... Born December 29, 1989 ... Majoring in accounting ... Named to the Honor Roll.

Indoor Personal Best

 55m Dash 7.91 1/7/2012 RCC Tiger All-Comers
 200m Dash 28.15 1/7/2012 RCC Tiger All-Comers
 400m Dash 1:01.22 2/3/2012 2011 Jay Carisella Invitational
 600m Dash 1:47.84 2/4/2012 Tufts University Stampede Invite

Outdoors Personal Best

100m Dash14.324/14/2012Northeastern U. Solomon Invitational
200m Dash28.474/7/2012Umass Dartmouth Corsair Invitational
400m Dash1:05.514/7/2012Umass Dartmouth Corsair Invitational