Akuoma Omeoga  
Akuoma Omeoga

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irondale, Minn.

High School:
Irondale HS

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
06/22/1992

Experience:
1 Letter


05/31/2014

Stanford, 4x400m Relay Advance to NCAA Finals

Devin Stanford and the 4x400m relay will represent Minnesota in Eugene, Ore.

05/30/2014

Budd, Adderley Fall Just Short at NCAA Prelims

Budd took 13th in the 3,000m steeplechase and Adderley finished 14th in the 800m

05/29/2014

Adderley Advances as Gophers Open NCAA Prelims

Senior Te'Shon Adderley is set to compete in the 800m quarterfinals Friday

05/27/2014

Gophers Set for NCAA West Prelims

Fifteen Gophers and two relay teams head to Fayetteville, Ark., this week

05/22/2014

15 Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelims

Minnesota will send 15 individuals and two relays to Fayetteville, Ark., next week

2014 Season - Indoor: Ran seven races and posted career-best times in the 55m (7.33) and 60m (7.73) • won the 55m at UW-River Falls Invite (7.33) • finished third in the 60m (7.73) at Parents Day Open • finished second in 60m (7.82) at St. Thomas Showcase • finished sixth (26.53) in her only 200m of the indoor season at Northwest Open.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Ran at seven meets, including the NCAA West Prelims and the Big Ten Championships • finished 15th in the 100m (12.06) and fifth in the 4x100m relay (45.56 ) at Big Ten Championships • led off the 15th-place 4x100m relay at the NCAA West Prelims in a season-best 44.91, which ranks fifth in Gopher history • placed fifth in the 100m in a career-best 11.94 at USF Collegiate • finished 11th in the 200m in a career-best 24.91 at Spec Towns Invite.

2013 Season - Indoor: Did not compete.

2013 Season - Outdoor: Took sixth in the 100m (12.61) and seventh in the 200m (26.58) at the Musco Twilight • ran her season-best 200m at the Arkansas Invitational (26.30) • also ran the 200m at the Alabama Invitational (27.05) and the UNLV Invitational (27.12) • member of the second-place 4x100m relay at the Alabama Invitational, clocking a 46.30 • also ran the 4x100m relay at the Arkansas Invitational.

2012 Season - Indoor: Ran her best finish in the 60m at the Parents Day Open (7.79), earning third place • also placed third at the Meyo Invitational with 7.81 in the 60m • ran the Meyo Invitational 200m in 26.24.

2012 Season - Outdoor: Did not compete.

2011 Season: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Irondale High School • high school coach was Tom Franta • placed sixth in the 200m and seventh in the long jump at the 2010 Minnesota Class 2A state meet • finished second in the 200m and third in the 100m as a junior • also competed in the state meet in 2008 • eight-time North Suburban Conference champion, including seven individual titles • set school records in the 100m (12.27) and long jump (18-2) • named team MVP in 2009 and 2010 • also played volleyball for three years in high school.

Personal: Born June 22, 1992 • daughter of Ikwuagwu and Angelina Omeoga • has three siblings: Ije, Chioma, and Uzoma • sister Chioma ran track for Minnesota (2006-10) • enjoys design and writing.

Omeoga's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
55m 7.33 UW-River Falls Invite (2/8/14)
60m 7.73 Parents Day Open (2/22/14)
200m 26.24 Meyo Invitational (2/3/12)
Omeoga's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
100m 11.94 USF Collegiate (4/4/14)
200m 24.91 Spec Towns Invite (4/12/14)