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Ozie Okolie
Ozie Okolie

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Alief Elsik

Event:
Throws

Experience:
1L


2009 OUTDOOR: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the hammer ... won five meets during the year in the hammer throw ... scored some vaulable points in the discus at the Midwest Regional with her throw of 166'-1" and her sixth place finish.

2009 INDOOR: Named All-Big 12 in the weight throw placing second with a throw of 64'-10.75" ... qualifed for the NCAA Indoor Championships ... threw a season best and new school record of 66'-3.75" winning the Texas Tech Open ... won two other meets during the season.

2008 OUTDOOR: Qualified for nationals in the hammer throw event ... earned All-Region honors with a throw of 194'-06" to finish sixth at the Midwest Regional ... competed in the Midwest Regional in the discus throw event ... earned All-Conference honors in the hammer throw with a toss 196-06" placing fourth at the Big 12 Championships ... competed in the Big 12 Championships in the discus throw ... set a school record and personal best mark with a throw of 207'-03" in the hammer throw at the Texas Relays where he won the event ... won six other events in the hammer throw.

2008 INDOOR: Earned All-Conference honors in the weight throw with a mark of 61'-00" at the Big 12 Championships ... set a school record and personal best mark with a throw of 63'-11.5" winning the Texas Tech Invitational for the second time this year.

2007 OUTDOOR: Named All-Big 12 in the hammer throw ... threw a personal best and NCAA regional qualifying throw in the discus with a 159'-7" ... set a school and personal record in the hammer throw with a 199'-11" at the Midwest Regional ... earned all-conference honors throwing a NCAA regional qualifying mark of 193'-9" in the hammer throw, good for third place ... threw a 182'-9" in the hammer throw at the prelims of the NCAA Championships.

2007 INDOOR: Competed in the weight throw in five meets ... set a personal best with a throw of 52'3.75 placing second at the Texas Tech Open ... finished the season with a throw of 52'-2.75", good for 15th at the Big 12 Championships.

2006: Redshirted year.

High School: Lettered in volleyball, basketball and track ... named honorable mention all-district in volleyball and all-state in track ... won district in 2003 and 2004 in the shot put ... qualified for regionals 2003-2005 ... finished fifth at state in 2004 ... in the discus, won district in 2004 and qualified for regionals in 2004 ... member of Science National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Red Cross and Student Council.

Personal: Daughter of Chinye and Anwuli Okolie ... mother, Anwuli, attended San Jacinto College ... is the oldest of five with one sister and three brothers ... hobbies include sports, drawing and art and watching t.v. ... majoring in pre-physical therapy.

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