Chinwe Okoro 7th in the Shot Put at D1 Nationals



NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track & Field Championship


Chinwe Okoro from the University of Louisville finished 7th at the NCAA D1 National Championship today in Iowa.  The 2007 Russell High School graduate threw a bomb of 56-05.75 three inches behind sixth place. 


A multi-talented thrower, jumper, and runner at Russell, she has developed into one of the best throwers in University of Louisville history.  Her mark today ranks 3rd All-Time at Louisville.  She earned 1st Team All-American honors for her performance, after earning Honorable Mention All-American last year in the Shot Put.  


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  • parentsknowbest / 3 Years Ago
    Congrats to Chinwe - also, after 14 events scored (men's), WKU's Ignacio Guerra placed 4th at the championship in the Javelin (GO TOPS!!!), UK's Raymond Dykstra placed 6th in the same event, and EKU's Soufiane Bouchikhi (sp) placed 8th in the 10K. Way to go Kentucky collegiate athletes!
  • CoachMark / 3 Years Ago

    Another one, Alexis Love, Murray State, 6th in the Women's 100!