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

2016 Outdoor: Ran in the 800m and 1,500m runs for the Retrievers during her final season... Set a season best in the 800m at the Larry Ellis Invite with a time of 2:14.11... At the same meet, she lowered her career best time in the 1,500m in a time of 4:41.83.

2015-16 Indoor: Participated in mostly distance events for the Retrievers... Had a career best time of 2:55.45 at the ECAC Championships... Ran a season best time of 2:17.24 in the 800m at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge while also posting a best time of 5:32.19 in the mile at the Penn State Relays.

2015 Outdoor: Competed for the Retrievers in middle distance events... Ran a season best time in the 800m run, crossing the tape in a time of 2:13.53 at the America East Championships... Recorded a time of 4:45.96 in the 1,500m run at the Mason Spring Invitational... Was a part of two record setting relays in the 4x800m (8:54.58) and distance medley relay (12:00.14).

2014-15 Indoor: Competed in the 1,000m and mile runs for the Retrievers during her junior season... Placed fifth at the America East Championships in the 1,000m run, finishing with a time of 2:56.98... Set her season best time in the mile run at the Penn State Relays, crossing the line in a time of 5:08.96.

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.