Tam Okoya
Tam Okoya
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Hammond
Position: Sprints

2016 Outdoor: Set season bests in both the 100m and 200m dashes at the Mason Spring Invitational... Posted a time of 12.84 and 26.95 in the events respectively.

2015-16 Indoor: Competed in sprints during the winter season... Posted season best times in the 60m and 200m dashes at the America East Championships with times of 8.14 and 26.81 respectively.

2015 Outdoor: Competed in the 100m dash during the spring... Set a season best time of 12.97 at the Mason Spring Invitational.

2014-15 Indoor: Competed in sprint events for the Retrievers during her first season on campus... Set season best times in the 60m and 200m dashes at the Penn State Relays... Crossed the finish line in a time of 8.15 in the 60m dash and 27.12 in the 200m.

Background: Transferred from Howard Community College… While at HCC, Tam earned MVP honors after placing second in the 100m at JUCO Nationals… Was named runner of the year at Hammond High School back in 2011… Tam was a member of the Spanish Honor Society, while having perfect attendance throughout high school.

Personal: Daughter of Peace and Ezekiel Okoya… Has two sisters, Tari and Tierra, and one brother Zeke… Majoring in English with an ambition to practice law… Born on Dec. 8, 1994.