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Michelle Nwachukwu

Michelle  Nwachukwu


Wylie, Texas

High School:


Middle Distance/Hurdles


T&F Qualifies 15 For Finals at Big 12 Championships

Bears head into Sunday with chance to make major move up team standings.


Track and Field Lands 27 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Women's team had 17 first-team honorees.


TF Wraps Regular Season At Longhorn Invitational

BU wins four events on Saturday in final meet before Big 12 action.


Track and Field Women Win HyVee Cup at Drake

BU completes final day at Drake Relays with title.


Hurdlers Highlight Second Day at Drake Relays

McReynolds, Grace make finals of hurdle events.

• 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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