Nneoma Edokobi
Nneoma Edokobi
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rockville, Md.
High School: Richard Montgomery
Position: Throws

2013 Outdoor: Placed fourth in the shot put at the 2013 America East Outdoor Championships with a career-best toss of 12.08m (39’7.75”)… Her mark sits as the seventh-best in UMBC history… Also recorded her best hammer toss of the season at the conference meet at Binghamton, placing 12th with a distance of 36.55m (126’6”), the ninth-best in program history... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012-13 Indoor: Won a bronze medal in the shot put at the 2013 America East Indoor Championships… Set a personal-best with a toss of 12.87m (42’2.75”) to claim third-place and jump to seventh in the UMBC record book at the time… Also finished seventh in the weight throw competition at the conference meet in Boston.

Background: Helped lead Richard Montgomery to the 2011-12 4A Divisional Championship... Indoor and outdoor regional champion in 2011 and 2012... A four-year honor roll student.

Personal: Daughter of Emmanuel and Edna Edokobi... Has two siblings, Nnamdi and Ozioma... Brother, Nnamdi, competed for the UMBC track and field team... Plans to major in biology... Born Dec. 30, 1994.