Emily Nnokwam

    RS Senior

    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Alief Taylor HS

    Last College:
    Barton CC




    Emily Nnokwam


    Track & Field Wraps Up Busy Weekend

    Onwumere leads Cougars with two personal best


    Track and Field Concludes Day Two of Victor Lopez Classic

    Men's team finishes third, while women take home fifth


    Futch Claims First in Men's 400m Hurdles During Day One of TSU Relays

    Freshman races to the gold with a 52.55 second run


    Nnokwam Sets School Record on Day One of Conference USA Indoor Championships

    Competition resumes at 10 a.m. with the conclusion of the men's heptathlon


    Track and Field Set to Compete at Conference USA Indoor Championships

    Cougars look to reclaim the top spot

    2012-13 MEET RESULTS
    Feb 23-24 C-USA Indoor Championships Weight Throw (Indoor) 18.99m(62-3.75) 6th

    2012-13 (Redshirt Junior)
    A member of the DMR team that placed seventh (12:49.25) at the Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational...Competed in the 3000-meter run at the Armory Collegiate Invitational.

    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).

    2011-12 (Sophomore)
    Indoor: Placed second in the weight throw at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational after throwing 17.17m... Threw 16.68m for a second place finish at the Leonard Hilton Invitational... Took first (17.18m) at the Houston Indoor Invitational and Multi's...Threw a season best of 17.55m at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational... Finished 10th (16.57m) at the Conference USA Championships.

    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.

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