Atkinson sets school's hammer throw record for third time in 2013.
Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
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 three siblings, Noble, Andrea and Andrew...Majoring in biology.