Shayna Nwokenkwo
Shayna  Nwokenkwo


Hazel Crest, Ill.

High School:



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.


BIG EAST Announces 2014-15 All-Academic Team

Nearly 2,200 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success


DePaul Track and Field Races to its Greatest Season

Next step in Dopek's plan is to win the BIG EAST title and evolve into a national power

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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