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Chinelo Nwobu
Chinelo Nwobu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
3L

2003-04 (So.): Ran 400, 800 and 4X400 relay during outdoor season ... Posted LU's third-fastest 400 time of 56.77 in prelims of SLC Outdoor Championships ... Placed seventh in SLC meet with 57.36 in 400 finals ... Top 800-meter time was 2:33.03 for eighth place at the Runsport/Rice Twilight Meet ... Ran anchor leg on first-place mile relay team (3:59.69) at Ty Terrell Relays ... Same team placed third at the SLC Championships with second-fastest time of the season (3:49.23) ... During indoor, raced to a time of 58.60 in the 400-meter prelims at the SLC Indoor Championships ... Also ran lead leg of sixth-place 4X400-meter relay team which posted a season-best time of 3:57.95 at the SLC Meet.

2002-03 (Fr.): Fastest 200 time was 25.69 at the TCU Invitational ... Ran on both the 4X100 and 4X400-meter relays ... Anchored the 400-meter relay team to a seventh-place finish (47.36) at the SLC Outdoor Meet ... Helped mile relay squad to sixth-place (3:52.97) at the LSU Tiger Twilight ... Ran 200 and 400 during indoor season ... Top 200 time was 26.05 at the Houston Indoor Invite ... Won the 400 (1:01.11) at the McNeese Jeff Davis Invite ... Placed second (59.68) in the 400 at the LSU Purple Tiger Invitational.

High School: Served as a four-year varsity team member for Coach Kenneth Guiton at Eisenhower HS ... Three-time regional qualifier in the 400 ... Named `Most Valuable Runner' as a junior ... First-team all-district in volleyball as a sophomore and junior.

Personal: Pre-medicine and mathematics major ... Enjoys hanging out at church and with friends ... Also recruited by Southern, Alcorn State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Grambling State ... Born on September 11, 1984, in Houston, Texas ... Daughter of Nathaniel and Obiamaka Nwobu.

05/08/2014

Track sets out for Southland Championships

Cards looking to cap outdoor season in Conway

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