Njeri Omawahleh, a health-science major at Fresno State, set a new personal record in the 200-meter dash at the House of Track High Performance meet with a 24.38-second time on Friday night in Portland, Ore., highlighting a busy weekend for the Fresno State track and field team.
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Last updated on June 30, 2015
● 2015 NCAA Qualifier (200 meter)
● 2015 NCAA Qualifier (4x400 Relay)
Outdoor (Sophomore): Ran the 200 meter eight times during her second season with the Bulldogs ... posted a collegiate best time in the 200 of 23.45 seconds to finish second at the Mountain West Championships ... she won the CSUN Challenge with a time of 24.03 seconds ... ran a 23.79 to finish 25th at the NCAA West Regionals ... was a member of the 4x400 relay team that won the Mountain West Championship in a school record time of 3:37.39 ... then the team set the record again with a time of 3:35.34 to finish 11th at the NCAA West Regionals.
Indoor (Sophomore): Key part in successful relay teams that made strong showings at the Mountain West Championships ... part of the 4x400 team that finished second in 3:41.71 and the Distance Medley Relay team that finished fifth with a time of 12:00.66.
Outdoor (Freshman): Competed at seven meets ... was a member of the winning 4x400m relay team at the Mountain West Championships that came in with a time of 3:38.45, which was the fastest recorded time of the season ... that relay team went on to compete at the NCAA Western Preliminaries where they placed 17th with a time of 3:38.56 ... she also ran on the sixth place finishing 4x100 relay team at the Mountain West Championships ... individually she earned a career-best time of 24.09 in the 200m at the Mountain West Championships where she placed third ... won the Fresno State vs. Cal Poly Dual meet in the 400m with a career-best time of 56.87.
Indoor (Freshman): Finished her indoor season at the Mountain West Championships competing in the 200m and took 16th place with a time of 25.24.
Prior to Fresno State: Four-year letterwinner in track at Edison High ... was the team captain in 2012 and 2013 ... was the Edison High Female Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2013 ... also a three-time CIF State Championship medal-winner and a three-time first-team All-Fresno Bee performer ... owns four school records and two County Metro Athletic Conference and Central Section records.
Personal: Born in Norfolk, Va. ... parents are Nailah and Maat Omawahleh ... has a brother, Kamau and two sisters, Zula and Dhakiya ... her biggest athletic thrill is achieving a personal best mark ... came to Fresno State because she earned a full-ride scholarship and because she knew the area well.
● 100m - 12.12, Cal Poly Invitational (3/29/14)
● 200m - 23.45, Mountain West Track & Field Championships (5/16/15)
● 400m - 56.33, Fresno State Twilight(3/24/15)
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