Ngozi Onwumere


    Mesquite, Texas

    High School:
    Mesquite HS


    Long Jump/Sprints


    Ngozi Onwumere


    Eleven Cougars, Two Relays Qualify For Nationals

    Men's team shines in final day of Regionals, Nine will represent Houston at NCAA Nationals


    Errol Nolan Punches Ticket to NCAA Nationals

    Senior Nolan qualifies for the fourth consecutive time in the 400m dash


    Michael Mahnke Punches Ticket to Nationals

    Senior pole vaulter clears personal best to qualify for Eugene


    Track & Field Sends 31 Athletes to NCAA West Regionals

    Cougars prep for first rounds of NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.


    Houston Track & Field Closes Out Regular Season

    Cougars round out season at Georgia Tech last chance meet

    • 2014 NCAA Regional Qualifier - 100m, 200m, 4x100m, 4x400m
    • 2014 All-American Conference Team (Outdoor) - 4x400m
    • 2014 All-American Conference Team (Indoor) - 4x400m
    • 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championship Qualifier - 200m, 4x100m
    • 2013 NCAA Regional Qualifier - 200m, Long Jump, 4x100m
    • 2013 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    • 2012 NCAA Regional Qualifier - 4x400m
    • 2012 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    • 2011 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    60m 7.53 1.31.14
    200m 23.77 2.8.14
    400m 55.92 2.24.13
    Long Jump 5.90m (19-4.25) 2.24.13
    Outdoor Date
    200m 23.43 5.17.14
    400m 53.24 5.12.13
    Long Jump 6.17m (20-3) 5.12.13

    2013-14 (Senior)
    Had a stellar indoor season, recording personal bests in the 60m and 200m... Ran a 7.53 in the 60m at the Howie Ryan Invitational (Jan. 31) and a 23.77 in the 200m during the Texas A&M Aggie Invitaitonal (Feb. 8) placing third among top competition... Placed seventh in the 60m during the inaugural American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships... Was a member of the 4x400m relay team that finished third at the indoor conference meet... Named to the All-American Athletic Conference team for the 4x400m relay.

    Outdoor: Competed in the 100m, 200m and as a member of both women's relay teams... set a new personal best time in the 200m dash at the Georgia Tech Invitational (23.43) to finish second overall... Qualified for the NCAA Regional meet in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m and the 4x400m... Took second place in the 200m dash at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships and was named to the All-American Athletic Conference Team.

    2012-13 (Junior)
    Member of the women's 4x400 relay team that took third with a time of 3:45.83 at the season opener...Finished second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.03 at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational...4x400 team took home first (3:48.97) at the Howie Ryan Indoor Invitational and Multi's...The team took second with a season best of 3:41.21 at the Texas A&M Invitational...Competed in the long jump and 400-meter dash at the Conference USA Indoor Championships...Took fourth in the long jump with the C-USA Championships with a season best of 5.90m (19'-4.25").

    Outdoor: Competed in 10 meets for the Cougars... NCAA National Championship qualifier in the 200m and the 4x100m relay... Also qualified for regionals in the long jump... Took third place in the long jump and the 4x100m relay at the C-USA Outdoor Championships while also placing fourth in the 400m and the 200m.

    2011-12 (Sophomore)
    Indoor: Member of the 4x4 relay team that placed third (3:44.03) at the Conference USA Championships...Placed fifth in the long jump after jumping 5.55m at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational... Ran a season best of 57.43 to place fifth in the 400m at the 2012 Adidas Classic.

    Outdoor: Member of the 4x400m relay team that placed second (3:37.39) at the Conference USA Championships and 13th (3:38.09) at the NCAA West Preliminary Round...Ran a 54.57 in the 400m to place second at the Victor Lopez Classic...Was the fourth place finisher in the 200m at the LSU Invitational with a time of 24.04... 4x400m relay team that finished on top at the Mt. Sac Relays with a time of 3:38.70...Finished in ninth-place (56.41) at the Conference USA Championships.

    2010-11 (Freshman)

    Leonard Hilton (60m) 7.85 - 19th
    Leonard Hilton (200m) 25.70 - 7th
    Leonard Hilton (400m) 1:00.60 - 13th
    Adidas Classic (200m) 25.29 - 6th
    Adidas Classic (Long Jump) 5.41m/17-09.00 - 5th
    Houston Invitational (200m) 25.40 - 9th
    Houston Invitational (Long Jump) 4.61m/15-1.500 - 15th
    A&M Conference Challenge (200m) 24.72 - 20th
    A&M Conference Challenge (Long Jump) 5.18m/17-0.00 - 19th
    C-USA Championships (200m) 25.05 - 15th
    C-USA Championships (400m) 58.22 - 12th

    Outdoor Competed in eight meets for the Cougars... Was a member of the 4x100m and 4x400m relay teams... Ran a 24.69 at the Puerto Rico Mayaguez Spring Classic, her first outdoor meet as a collegian.

    District champion from 2007-09.. Regional Champion 2008... State Qualifier 2008-09... Also a member of three-time district champion volleyball team and played basketball throughout high school and middle school.

    Born Jan. 23, 1992 in Mesquite, Texas... Daughter of Rose and Emmanuel Onwumere... Sister to Ifeoma, Nneka and Kelechi... Full name Ngozi Whitney Onwumere... Volunteered with Clothes Closest and Salvation Army... Career ambition to be a physical therapist... Hobbies include singing, hair, clothes construction and sewing.

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