Emerald Egwim  
Emerald  Egwim

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/27/1995


02/24/2015

Minnesota Heads to Big Ten Championships

The Gophers finished fourth at the indoor Big Ten meet a year ago

02/18/2015

Gophers to Honor Seniors at Parents Day Invite

Minnesota hosts its final home meet of the 2015 season this Saturday

02/12/2015

Iowa State Classic Up Next for Gophers

Minnesota will compete at the Iowa State Classic and the St. Thomas Showcase this week

02/07/2015

Sprinters Shine at Husker Invitational

The Gophers ran the second-fastest indoor 4x400-meter relay in program history

02/06/2015

Six Gophers Earn Career-Best Marks

Minnesota competed at Nebraska and Notre Dame Friday

High School: A 2014 graduate of Eagan High School • two-time all-state honoree • nine-time Minnesota State Class AA state meet participant in the 100m (2011, 2012, 2013), 200m (2011, 2012, 2013), 4x200m (2014) and 4x400m (2013, 2014) • 14-time South Suburban Conference champion from 2009 to 2014 • holds school records in the 200m and 4x400m relay • placed 10th in the 100m at the state meet as a freshman, sophomore and junior • earned a career-best fourth-place finish in the 200m at the state meet as a junior • Triple "A" award winner for academics, athletics and arts • academic all-state honoree • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born November 27, 1995 • guardians are Ngozi Akubuike and Femi Akanni • has one brother, Isaac • finished second at 2013 National Speech and Debate Association tournament • X-Factor participant • plays the alto saxophone • undecided on a major.