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 Sandra Iwunze
Sandra Iwunze

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Westbury

Position:
Hurdles

Experience:
2L


2009 OUTDOOR: Big 12 Champion in the 400M hurdles for the second-straight year ... qualifed for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 400M hurdles ... third at the Midwest Regional earning all-region honors in the 400M hurdles ... named all-conference in the 100M hurdles with a season best time of 13.79 ... All-Big 12 as a member of the 4x100M relay and 4x400M relay.

2009 INDOOR: Earned All-Big 12 honors as a member of the 4x400M wiht a time of 3:39.74 ... season best of 8.59 in the 60M hurdles ... won the Texas Tech Invitational in the 600Y with a time of 1:26.07 ... equaled her season best of 8.59 in the 60M hurdles at the Lobo Invitational.

2008 OUTDOOR: In the 100M hurdles set a school record with a personal and season best 13.62 at the Big 12 Championship ... named All-Big 12 placing sixth ... won the ACU Invitational ... placed second at the UTEP Invite ... in the 400M hurdles set a school record and a personal best time of 57.14 in the winning at the Big 12 Championship ... named All-Big 12 ... finished second in the Midwest Regional and competed at the NCAA Championship ... won the Texas Relays with a NCAA Regional time of 57.73 ... finished second at the Drake Relays and at the TCU Invite ... member of the winning 4X100M relay with a time of 45.67 at the ACU Invitational ... Named All-Big 12 as member of the 4X400M relay with a time of 3:42.68.

2008 INDOOR: Ran a season best 7.29 in the 55M at the Texas Tech Invitational ... ran a season best in the 55M hurdles with a time of 8.13 at the Texas Tech Invitational ... competed in the 60M hurdles at the Big 12 Championship running a time of 8.82 ... ran a season best in the 400M with a time of 57.17 at the United Heritage Invitational ... won the 600Y event at the Texas Tech Invitational with a time of 1:25.47 ... member of the 4X400M relay that placed second with a season best time of 3:45.60 ... named to the All-Big 12 placing seventh as a member of the 4X400M relay ... competed at the Big 12 Championship as member of the distance medley relay.

2007 OUTDOOR: Competed in four events on the season ... set a school and personal record of 59.46 in the 400M hurdles at the Texas Tech Open ... clocked a personal best in the 100M hurdles with a time of 14.02 ... member of the 4x100M relay team that placed first at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 46.26 ... placed seventh in the 400M hurdles with a time of 1:03.13 at the Big 12 Championships, receiving all-conference honors ... member of the 4x400M relay team that ran a NCAA regional qualifying time of 3:40.18 at the Big 12 Championships.

2007 INDOOR: Ran four events on the season, helped the 4x400M to victories at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 3:49.05, and at the Texas Tech Invitational with a time of 3:53.87 ... ran in the DMR that placed second at the Texas Tech Invitational with a time of 11:51.80, and a third place, NCAA provisional time of 11:19.58 at the Tyson Invitational ... ran a personal best in the 55M with a 7.29 at the Texas Tech Open ... received all-conference honors for running a 8.89 in the 60 M hurdles and an eighth place finish at the Big 12 Championships ... ran a personal best of 8.74 in the 60 M hurdles in the prelims of the Big 12 Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Westbury High in Houston, Texas... Participated in volleyball and track... Team finished as State runner-ups twice and district and regional champions on one occasion... Individually a two-time State champion... Broke the Regional 4A record in the hurdles... Best times include 41.86 in 300M hurdles, 13.91 in 100M hurdles and 59.86 in 400M hurdles... Graduated with honors and in the top 15 percent of class.

PERSONAL: Born on June 13, 1987, in Lagos, Nigeria, to Chuck and Schola Iwunze... Father works with a school district and is an alumnus of Texas Southern University... Mother is employed as a medical assistant... Has one sister, Stacy, 6... Hobbies include running, braiding, shopping and spending time with loved ones... Majoring in pharmacy with future plans to be a pharmacist.

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