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2010-2011 Men's Track Roster

Noah Akwu

Class: SO
Position: Sprints
Height: 5-8
Weight: 170 pounds
Previous School: Ochaja Boy's Science
Hometown: Egume, Nigeria

Became the 85th All-American in the program's history upon placing sixth at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships ... Set a personal best of 20.86 at the Championships ... Took Sun Belt Gold in both the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes in respective times of 21.01 and 47.53, was also a member of the winning 4x400-meter relay team ... Set a personal best time of 47.49 in the 400-meter dash at the Rod McCravy Memorial, earned SBC Athlete of the Week for performance ... Won the 200-meter dash at the MT Valentine Invitational in a then personal best of 21.36 ... Took the 400-meter dash in 48.56 at the MT Christmas Invitational.
Outdoor: Named Sun Belt Trackman of the Year upon taking gold in both the 200- and 400-meter dash with respective times of 21.16 and 46.61 at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships ... Ran a career-best time of 46.53 in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries in a 14th-place effort ... Came in second in the 100-meter dash in 10.55 at the Boston-Moon Classic, while running with the 4x100-meter relay for a second-place finish ... Help the 4x400-meter relay team clock a 3:11.25 time at the Tiger Track Classic.

High School: Competed in track and field, soccer and volleyball at Ochaja Boy's Science school. Running personal best of 11.20 in the 100 meters, 22.50 in the 200 meters and 53.10 in the 400 meters.

Personal: Noah Akogwu Akwu ... Born September 23, 1990 to Silas Akwu ... Father and mother involved in buisness ... Hopes to compete professionally upon graduation ... Majoring in Health and Human Permance.