Nina Okafor
    Nina Okafor

    Hometown:
    Carbondale, Ill.

    High School:
    Carbondale

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    11/16/1989

    Experience:
    SR


    04/21/2012

    Track and Field concludes competition at War Eagle Invitational

    McCall claims four titles during weekend meet.

    04/13/2012

    Track and Field holds lead at Indiana State Pacesetter

    The Salukis closed out the first day of competition with three event wins.

    02/17/2012

    Track & Field concludes competition at EIU Friday Night Special

    Salukis compete in last meet before MVC Championships.

    02/03/2012

    Track and Field holds lead after day one of Saluki Invitational

    Eight Salukis record personal records.

    01/28/2012

    Track and Field wins six events at Rod McCravy Invitational

    Dahleen, Love, McCall, and Lambert bring home titles on final day of competition.

    07/11/2012

    2012 MVC Outdoor Championships

    2012 MVC Outdoor Championships


    2011-12
    Competed in three events (long jump, triple jump, 60m) in 13 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons...Finished in the top five seven times (six in the indoor season), including a win in the long jump at the Saluki Fast Start, where she posted a mark of 19-09.50 (6.03m).

    2010-11
    Competed at four meets during the indoor season participating in the 60m, long jump, and triple jump...Placed sixth at the Saluki Fast Start and Saluki Open in the triple jump with a mark of 39-06.25 and 36-09.75, respectively.

    2009-10
    Captured a first place finish and set a new personal-best in the long jump at the SIU Spring Classic with a distance of 19-05.25 (3.90m)...Earned nine other top five finishes during the season, while also finishing sixth in the long jump at the prestigious Jesse Owens Track Classic...Nearly missed breaking the top ten triple jump marks all-time in SIU history at the Jesse Owens Track Classic with a jump of 39-03.25 (11.97m), coming just inches short.

    2008-09
    Recorded a personal-best long jump of 19-01.25 (5.82m) at the SIUE Twilight, which was good enough for second place... Notched five Top 10 finishes during the outdoor season... Participated in seven indoor and six outdoor meets.

    High School:
    Attended Carbondale High School, where she competed in the sprint and long jump events.

    Personal
    Majoring in early childhood education... Born Nov. 16, 1989...Daughter of Thelma and Godwin Okafor.

    Saturday, Dec 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Friday, Jan 23
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Nashville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Nashville, Tenn. All Day
    SIU