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 Precious Nwokey
Precious Nwokey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston

High School:
Westbury

Last College:
Kentucky

Position:
Jumps/Combined Event

Birthdate:
04/27/1990


04/18/2014

Tech Continues Strong West Coast Showing

Tuitoek wins men's 3,000-meter steeplechase

05/06/2012

May 5 Red Raider Open Quotes

Quotes from Saturday's Red Raider Open

03/03/2012

Lady Raider 4x400 Relay Team Runs Season-Best Time at Iowa State NCAA Qualifier

Lady Raiders run 3:34.51 in Ames, Iowa, Brathwaite equals season best in 60 meter hurdles win

02/25/2012

Big 12 Indoor Championship Quotes

Head coach Wes Kittley quotes on the Big 12 Indoor Championships

06/07/2012

2012 NCAA Championships Day 2

Photos from Day 2 at the 2012 NCAA Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa

05/13/2012

Big 12 Championships - Sunday

Photos from the final day of action at the 2012 Big 12 Championships in Manhattan, Kan.

2012 OUTDOOR
First Team All-American in the Heptathlon...finished seventh at the NCAA Championships in the heptathlon with a school record 5,734 points.

2012 INDOOR
Finished third at the Big 12 Championships in the pentathlon with a total of 3,961 points...the performance marked the fifth-highest point total in school history...finished second in the pentathlon at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge - also with 3,961 points.

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
2010 Indoor
At the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet claimed a victory in the pentathlon with a score of 3,804 ... At the Virginia Tech Elite meet finished fifth with a mark of 19-08.00/5.99m in the long jump ... Improved her NCAA provisional-qualifying mark in the pentathlon to 3,967 at the SEC Indoor Championships while on her way to a third-place finish overall in the event grabbing six points for the team ... At the NCAA Indoor Championships, finished ninth with a personal-best mark 3,985 in the pentathlon to earn All-America honors. Outdoor - At the SEC Outdoor Championships started the heptathlon with four second-place event finishes leading to a Kentucky heptathlon record of 5,543, earning third place overall and collecting six points for the team ... Nwokey's 5,543 points at SEC Championships broke Ashley Trimble's school record in the heptathlon .

2009 Outdoor
Claimed All-Freshman Team honors from the SEC after posting the top finish by a first-year athlete in the heptathlon ... At conference championships, recorded a personal-best heptathlon point total of 4,833 to finish eighth overall in the event and move into fifth place all-time at UK ... Posted personal-best 800m time of 2:18.84 to finish second in the final event ... At Jesse Owens Track Classic, turned in a time of 1:02.25 to finish 11th overall in the 400m hurdles and move into UK's all-time top-10 list at the ninth position ... Ran anchor leg of 4x400m relay squad that turned in a season-best time of 3:42.38 to place fifth overall at Sea Ray Relays ... Member of 4x400m relay that placed sixth overall at SEC Championships in 3:43.27 ... Ran opening leg of eighth-place 4x100m relay at SECs with a time of 45.87 ... At Sea Ray Relays, finished fifth overall in the heptathlon with 4,538 points ... At the Triton Invitational, ran on championship 4x400m relay team clocking in at 3:53.56. Indoor - Notched seventh-best pentathlon total in school history of 3,428 during collegiate debut in the multi-event at the SEC Championships

WESTBURY HIGH SCHOOL
Third-ranked high jumper in the nation in 2008 and top ranked high jumper in 2006...Member of the Texas 5A 4x200 relay state runner-up team in 2008...Texas 4A high jump state runner up.

PERSONAL
Full name is Precious Ijeoma Nwokey ... Born Apr. 27, 1990 in Houston, Texas ... Parents are Aidan and Philomena Nwokey ... Has four siblings: sisters Chanel and Diane and brothers Dean and MicDaniel ... Nickname is "P-nut" ... Plans to major in Excersise Science

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