William Barrett
William Barrett
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Everett, Mass.
High School: Everett
Event: Mid-Distance/Distance


800M Dash: 2:09.16 (Reggie Poyau Memorial Invite)

1000M Dash: 2:42.22 (7thAnnual UMass Boston Indoor Open)

1 Mile Run: 4:42.08 (7thAnnual UMass Boston Indoor Open)


  • Won the 1000M Dash at the 7thAnnual UMass Boston Indoor Open while also running his fastest 1 Mile run and second-fastest 800M dash at the meet
  • Ran his second-fastest 1000M in the 2019 Little East Conference Championship with a time of 2:44.22


  • 800M: 2:03.71 (January 26, Wheaton College Invitational) 
  • Mile Run: 4:38.77 (January 13, Tufts University Invite) 
  • 3000M: 9:03.89 (February 10, Little East Conference Championship) 


  • 800M: 2:04.57 (April 7, Smith College Pioneer Invitational) 
  • 1500M: 4:22.25 (March 16, Miami University Hurricanes Invitational) 
  • 300M Steeplechase: 10:20.60 (April 14, Mount Holyoke Spring Fling Classic) 


  • Put together a phenomenal freshman campaign as one of the Beacons' top middle and long-distance runners
  • Posted the fastest times on the roster in the 3000M, 3000M Steeplechase, One-Mile Run and the 800M (Outdoors) 
  • Recorded a second-place finish in the 3000M (9:20.15) at the Springfield Maroon & White Classic 
  • Finished in third place at the Little East Conference Indoor Championships in the 3000M with a season-best time of 9:03.89

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Everett High School in 2017 where he was a four-sport athlete (cross country, track and field, soccer, rowing) … Named the Team MVP of the cross country team … Helped the rowing team to a Greater Boston League championship … Was an honor roll student at Everett High School … Born on October 24, 1998 … Son of Vera and William Barrett, Sr. … Has one sister, Gabriella and two brothers, Brandon and Matthew … Member of the UMass Boston cross country team … Currently majoring in Exercise Health Science.