Shayna Nwokenkwo
Shayna  Nwokenkwo

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hazel Crest, Ill.

High School:
Homewood-Flossmoor

Event:
Sprints

07/28/2016

BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition

07/28/2016

BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition

07/28/2016

BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition

07/28/2016

BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition

05/18/2016

Track and Field Earns 18 Spots on All-Conference List

A total of 10 men and eight women student-athletes garner All-BIG EAST honor.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Sprinted in five meets ... Placed eighth in the 60m at the Blue & Gold Invitational (12/5) with a time of 7.76 ... Recorded a time of 7.86 and finish of seventh at the Hoosier Hills Invite (2/13) for the 60m dash ... Earned a sixth-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships (3/1) in the 60m with a time of 7.83.

Outdoor: Competed in six meets for the 100m dash ... Won the event at the Chicagoland Championships (4/10) and the NCC Gregory Final Qualifier (5/15) ... Posted a PR of 11.98 at the NCC Gregory Final Qualifier ... Made the podium at the BIG EAST Championship (5/8-5/9) with a time of 12.06 in the final ... Finished sixth or better each time she competed.

2013-14 (Freshman)
Indoor: Competed in four meets ... Ran a 7.96 at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) in the 60m dash ... Recorded a pair of 7.81 times at the BIG EAST Championships to qualify for the final and earn eighth.

Outdoor: Piece of the BIG EAST champion 4x100 relay team (46.27) ... Won the 100m at the Chicagoland Championships (4/12) when she notched a season-best time of 11.98 in the final ... Earned second place at the Blue Demon Open (4/19) in the 100m with a time of 12.25 ... Took fifth at the BIG EAST Championships in the 100m with a time of 11.84.

High School:
Four-year letterwinner in track & field at Homewood-Flossmoor High School ... placed third at the 2012 IHSA State Championships in the 4x100-meter relay ... ran a 12.04 in the 100-meter dash at the 2013 State Championships, good enough for third place.

Personal: Daughter of Simon Nwokenkwo and Ireatha Jones ... Health Science major ... has two siblings, Simeon and Isaiah.

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