St. Louis, Mo., March 5, 2014 - Washington University in St. Louis senior Jasmine Williams was selected as the 2014 University Athletic Association (UAA) Women's Indoor Track & Field Most Outstanding Performer in the field events, and head coach Jeff Stiles and his assistants were named the UAA Men's Indoor Coaching Staff of the Year, as announced Wednesday by the Association.
Williams won a pair of individual UAA titles in the women's high jump and long jump at last weekend's UAA Indoor Championships in Waltham, Mass. She recorded a career-best leap of 5.59 meters to win the long jump by 18 centimeters Feb. 28. Williams' mark ranks third on the Washington U. all-time leaderboard and ninth in NCAA Division III this season. She picked up her second conference title by equaling her season-best with a clearance of 1.63m to win the high jump Saturday.
In addition, Stiles and assistant coaches Lane Lohr, Leslie Davis, Aubrey Edwards-Luce, Danny Edwards-Luce, Tucker Hartley, Kelly Lovett, Scott Pettit, Gordon Reiter, Nich Steinbach and Andy Weatherford were named the UAA Men's Indoor Coaching Staff of the Year after leading the WUSTL men to their fourth UAA title in the last five years. It is the fifth time in Stiles' career that he has received the honor.