Delta sprinter Williams named Alaska Athlete of the Week

January 19, 2021

Delta Junction sprinter Hailey Williams shined in her debut for Duke University, earning her Alaska Athlete of the Week honors.

Facing fellow Atlantic Coast Conference runners from Clemson and Georgia Tech, the Duke University freshman finished second in the 60-meter dash in her college debut. The Alaska sprinter clocked a time of 7.72 seconds as Duke swept the top three places.

In high school, the Delta Junction Husky was a seven-time state champion and the winner of the 2020 Alaska Gatorade Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year.

The athlete of the week recipient is selected by a panel each Friday and announced Saturday at 11 a.m. on the Sports Guys on CBS Sports Radio 590AM and 96.7FM.

View past winners here.