Onwumere leads Cougars with two personal best
Men's team finishes third, while women take home fifth
Freshman races to the gold with a 52.55 second run
Competition resumes at 10 a.m. with the conclusion of the men's heptathlon
Cougars look to reclaim the top spot
2012-13 (Redshirt Junior)
Outdoor: Competed in eight meets for the Cougars...Finished third in the discus throw (45.23m; 148-4)...Took fourth in the hammer (47.17m; 154-9) and discus (45.97m; 150-10) at the Victor Lopez Classic...Took third in the discus at the Sam Houston Twilight with a personal best of 47.07 (154-5)...Finished 12th in the hammer throw with a personal best toss of 48.57m (159-4).
Outdoor: Placed seventh at the TCU Invitational with a 45.66m throw... Improved to 48.32m at the Victor Lopez Classic...Finished fifth after throwing the discus 44.65m at the Victor Lopez Classic...Placed ninth (44.07m) in the discus and 14th (42.55m) in the hammer throw at the Conference USA Championships.
High School:Competed for Alief Taylor ... 2008 Field MVP ... Received a UIL State Meet bronze metal for discus in 2007 ... Finished fourth in State Championship for discus in 2008 ... Held school record in discus and shot put.
Personal:Born October 15, 1989 ... Full name is Emily Anne Nnokwam ... Daughter of Barbara Rodgers and Christopher Nnokwam ... Has seven year old sister Andre'a Coleman ... Volunteers at church's childcare ... Hobbies include talking on the phone, hanging out with friends and relaxing.