Angelina Oputa
Angelina Oputa
Height: 5-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Elizabeth Seton
Position: Distance

2014 Outdoor: Competed in the 1,500m run at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Vermont, finishing 13th with a time of 4:46.82… Her time ranks as the ninth-fastest in UMBC program history.

2013-14 Indoor: Placed seventh in the 1,000m run at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships with a career-best time… Her time of 2:57.23 ranks third in school history behind teammates Sarah Daly and Cody Mezebish… Also posted a career-best in the 800m run during the year… Recorded a time of 2:18.15 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, the eighth-fastest time in UMBC program history… Competed in the one mile at the NYU Team Challenge, finishing with a top career-time of 5:14.99 to jump into the UMBC all-time top-ten for the event. 

2013 Outdoor: Ran the ninth-fastest 1,500m time (4:48.94) in UMBC history at the Duke Invitational… Placed fifth in the event in Durham, N.C and then finished 12th at the 2013 America East Outdoor Championships… Also competed in the 800m event, recording a season-best time of 2:21.70 at the Morgan State Legacy Meet.

2012-13 Indoor: Did not compete in any meets.

Background: At Elizabeth Seton she was named to the All-County First Team for cross country and to the Second Team for track and field... Helped lead the Roadrunners to their sixth consecutive Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship... Named one of ESPN's 1,000-meter runners to watch.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Olivia Oputa... Has one younger brother, John... Planning to major in psychology and biology... An accomplished violinist who perfomed with the WAMC Honors Orchestra... Born May 10, 1994.