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 Michelle Nwachukwu
Michelle Nwachukwu
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wylie, Texas

High School:
Wylie

Height:
5-8

Event:
Middle Distance/Hurdles

04/12/2014

Holmes, Rhodes Highlight Texas Invitational

Bears pick up event win, school record falls on Saturday.

04/04/2014

Graham, Johnson Highlight Friday Action

BU opens Florida Relays, Stanford Invitational with solid day.

03/27/2014

Track & Field Wraps Day Two At Texas Relays

Women's 4x800-meter relay team snags first title of meet.

03/21/2014

Track & Field Wins Eight Events At TCU Invitational

Bromell, Rhodes highlight season-opening meet for Bears.

03/01/2014

T&F Women Take Second at Big 12 Indoor Championships

Lady Bears tally 102 points to earn highest finish ever at conference's indoor meet.

• 2013 All-Big 12 Indoors (600 yards)
• 2012 All-Big 12 Indoors (600 yards)
• 2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
• 2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
• Six-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2013:Nabbed All-Big 12 honors with eighth-place in 600-yard run at Big 12 Indoor Championships...Produced season-best time of 55.40 in 400-meter event at Tyson Invitational as part of five-meet indoor season...Three-time runner on indoor 4x4 squad, including group that took fifth at Razorback Invitational...Outdoors, won Baylor Quad Invitational 400-hurdle title in 1:02.63...Carded season-best mark (1:00.76) in event at Big 12 Championships to be 10th in prelims...Member of 4x4 team four times, including running second leg for quartet that won Baylor Quad Invitational...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012: Secured All-Big 12 honors with seventh-place finish in 600-yard run at Big 12 Indoor Championships...Ran at total of four indoor-meets, competing in middle distance...Three-time member on 4x400-relay squad, including quartet that took second at season-opening Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational...Outdoors, took part individually in five meets with season-best time of 1:00.74 in 400 hurdles at season-opening UCF Invitational...Place 10th in prelims at Big 12 Outdoor Championships in hurdle event...Involved throughout season in 4x4, 4x8, distance medley and sprint medley relay teams...Led off for 3rd-place 4x400 quartet at Drake Relays...Ran quartermile leg for DMR crew that finished fourth at Texas Relays and third at Drake...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011: Placed in top 10 twice during indoors, once in 600-yard, eighth-place finish at Texas A&M Conference Challenge II with time of 1:27.52...Finished 10th indoors at New Balance Invitational in 500 meters with time of 1:17.07...Had three runner-up finishes outdoors in 400-meter hurdles, placing second at TCU Invitational (1:02.09), UTA Bobby Lane Invitational (1:03.09) and Mean Green Twilight Invitational (1:03.29)...Finished 15th at Big 12 Outdoor Championship in 400-meter hurdles with time of 1:05.22...Competed on 4x400-meter relay twice, helping team to third-place at UTA Invite and fourth at Arizona State Invitational...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Helped Wylie High School to district team championship as sophomore and runner-up finishes three times...Placed third at district meet in the 300-meter hurdles, 100 meters and 200 meters...Member of WHS chapters of National Honor Society and FCCLA...Volunteered for Relay for Life.

Personal: Full name is Michelle C. Nwachukwu...Born June 29, 1992 in Oakland, Calif....Daughter of Emmanuel and Isabel Nwachukwu...Has four siblings, Noble, Andrea, Andrew and Lynn...Majoring in biology.

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