Emeka Nwangwu
Emeka  Nwangwu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Frisco, Texas

High School:
Frisco Heritage

Event:
Hurdles

05/09/2018

T&F: Mavs look to add to title resume

UTA is set to compete at SBC Championships Friday through Sunday

02/08/2018

T&F: UTA track continues to expand national brand

Mavs featured at halftime on ESPN3 and have numerous athletes in NCAA top 100

07/25/2017

T&F/XC: 2016-17 #MavCity Moments

There were plenty of highlights for the men's and women's track and cross country teams.

06/07/2017

T&F: Nwangwu finishes strong season at NCAAs

Junior placed 22nd in the 110m hurdles at NCAA Outdoor Championships.

05/12/2017

SBC Track & Field Championships - Day 3 Quotes

Student-athlete comments from the final day of championship competition.

PERFORMANCE LIST

2017-18:
Won the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championship in the 60m hurdles ... Ran a time of 7.97 in the finals after qualifying with the second-fastest time in the prelims.

2016-17:
Earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 110m hurdles after reaching the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Placed 22nd in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.18 ... Took ninth at the NCAA West Preliminary Round with a clocking of 13.86 ... Won his second straight individual league title in the 110m hurdles (13.93) ... Was the runner up in the indoor 60m hurdles at the 2018 SUn Belt Conference Indoor Championships.

2015-16:
Won the Sun Belt Conference outdoor title in the 110m hurdles with a time of 13.99 ... Reached the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 110m hurdles ... Placed sixth in the 60m hurdles at the league's indoor meet (8.21).

2014-15:
Placed sixth in the 60m hurdles at the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships ... Competed in six outdoor events, including the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.

HIGH SCHOOL: 
Qualified for the 2013 Class 4A Texas State Championships in the 110m hurdles as a junior ... Had best times of 14.19 in the 110h and 39.8 in the 300h ... Swept the District 9 titles in the 110h and 300h his junior and senior seasons ... Won the 2013 Region 2 4A crown in the 110 hurdles ... Placed third at the 2014 Region 2, Class 4A meet in the 110-meter hurdles ... Was the Area 9-10 4A champion in the 110h and 300h in 2013.

PERSONAL: Is the son of Ogonna and Jerome Nwangwu ... Is an electrical engineering major.

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