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Nicole Okolo
Nicole Okolo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Collins Hill

Event:
Jumps/Hurdles



Accolades:
Track:
• Outdoor All-Mideast Region, 4x100m (2008)

Career Bests:
• 60m Hurdles - 8.49
• 100m Hurdles - 14.09
• Triple Jump - 39-2 1/4

Sophomore (2008-09): Finished eighth in the 60m hurdles (8.55) and 12th in the triple jump (38-5 1/2) at the SEC Indoor Championships...posted a personal best time of 8.49 in the 60m hurdles at the Clemson Invitational...recorded a personal best mark of 39-2 1/4 in the triple jump at the Adidas Classic...season best time of 14.20 in the 100m hurdles came at the Alabama Relays.

Freshman (2007-08): Ran the 100m hurdles five times posting a career best 14.09 at the Vanderbilt Invitational...member of the sixth place 4x100m team that ran 45.65 at the Mideast Region Championships.

Prep and Personal: Member of the 2006 and 2007 Georgia State Championship team...led high school to four Regional Championships and four County Championships...three-time State Champion in the 100m hurdles...2006 State Champion in the triple jump ...2006 ATC All-Metro Team member...2006 Gwinnett Daily Field Event Athlete of the Year and Gwinnett County Track Athlete of the Year...graduated with honors...member of the Junior Cabinet and the National Honor Society...competed for the Blaz-n-Heat Track Club in Suwanee...Parents: George and Jacquelyn Okolo...Sibling: Jessica...Birthday: July 26, 1989...Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science.