2018-19: Ran 30:29 (59th) at the Eye Opener ... Improved to 29:45 (177th) at the Queen City Invite ... Improved to 28:15 (81st) at the Vertcross Invite ... Improved to run a season's best and new 8k PR of 27:49 (26th) to lead the team at the Big South Championship ... Set a new 10k PR of 34:24.6 to place 189th at the NCAA Division I SE Regional, the best finish the Blue Hose have ever had at the regional race.
2017-18: Led the team with a time of 28:16 (30th) at the Eye Opener ... Ran 29:31 (45th) at the Winthrop Invitational ... Ran a 4-mile of 22:23 at the Asheville Invitational ... Crossed in 28:38 (12th) at the Will Wilson Invitational ... Improved to run a PR of 27:58 (53rd) at the Queen City Invite ... Finished the season running 28:08 (45th) at the Big South Championship.
2016-17: Ran a 5k of 18:20 (19th) at the Carolina Challenge ... Ran 31:49 (43rd) at the Furman Invitational ... Improved to run a season's best 30:38 (23rd) at the Winthrop Adidas Invitational ... Returned from injury to run 31:35 (76th) at the Big South Championship.
HS PR: 1600m – 4:43, 3200m – 10:08; 5k – 16:19; 10k – 34:27; 15k - 59:08
HIGH SCHOOL: Ran four years at Lucas Lovejoy High School for Coach Greg Christensen … Team Captain his senior year … Led team to runner-up honors at the Texas 2015 5A State Championship and Region 2 Championship … Ran a 5k PR of 16:19 at the 2014 Region Championship … Ran a 10k PR of 34:27 at the 2015 Chile Pepper Open … Member of 4 District Championship teams … Three-time All-District … 2015 All-State Honorable Mention for cross country … Qualified for the 2015 5A State Track Meet in the 3200m … Team also finished runners-up at the 2013 4A State Championship … Served as a church Youth Deacon his junior and senior years … Member of the church Youth Choir and Youth Group leader.
PERSONAL: William Wise was born to Rick and Janet Wise … Has three siblings, Kelsey, Brittany and Elizabeth … Traveled to Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland to learn about Presbyterian heritage … Majoring in Applied Math while minoring in Accounting.