Chinelo Nwobu
Chinelo Nwobu


Houston, Texas

High School:
Eisenhower HS




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.


Track sets out for Southland Championships

Cards looking to cap outdoor season in Conway

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