Akuoma Omeoga
Akuoma  Omeoga


Irondale, Minn.

High School:
Irondale HS



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Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut

Gophers alumna Akuoma Omeoga will compete at the Winter Olympic Games as a member of Nigeria's bobsleigh team


Stanford, 4x400m Relay Advance to NCAA Finals

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


Budd, Adderley Fall Just Short at NCAA Prelims

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


Adderley Advances as Gophers Open NCAA Prelims

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


Gophers Set for NCAA West Prelims

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


Strandemo, Spagnola Set for USA Championship

Strandemo, Spagnola Set for USA Championship

6/19/2018 - W. Track & Field

Madeline Strandemo and Emma Spagnola are set to compete at the USA Track & Field Senior Outdoor Championships this week.

Ramacher Named B1G Freshman of the Year

Ramacher Named B1G Freshman of the Year

6/13/2018 - W. Track & Field

Gophers redshirt freshman Ashley Ramacher has been named the Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year.

Gophers Take 12th in Program of the Year Race

Gophers Take 12th in Program of the Year Race

6/12/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota was one of 15 NCAA Division I women's programs honored by the USTFCCCA in this year's Program of the Year standings.

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