Women's Track

Leslie Njoku
Leslie Njoku

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jersey City, N.J.

High School:
McNair Academic

Height:
5-4

Event:
Hurdles



05/11/2012

Six Jackets Named To All-ACC Academic Team

The honor is the second for Njoku and Unterberger during their time on the Flats

05/01/2012

Tech Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Graduation Ceremonies

Eighty-two associated with Yellow Jacket athletics will walk across the stage

05/01/2012

Tech Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Graduation Ceremonies

Eighty-three associated with Yellow Jacket athletics will walk across the stage

05/01/2012

Yellow Jacket Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Graduation Ceremonies

Eighty-three associated with Yellow Jacket athletics will walk across the stage

05/01/2012

Yellow Jacket Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Graduation Ceremonies

Eighty-two associated with Yellow Jacket athletics will walk across the stage

In 2010-11: Indoor: Finished in fourth place in the 300 meter dash at the Clemson Invitational (1/7) with a time of 40.02...Earned 12th place in the 60 meter hurdles at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational (1/14) with a time of 8.63 seconds...Came across the line eighth in the 60 meter hurdles in 8.78 seconds at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet (2/4)...Earned a third-place finish in the 200 meter dash at the Tiger Paw Invitational (2/11) with a time of 25.02 seconds and a eighth-place finish in the 60 meter hurdles (8.45)...At the ACC Indoor Championships (2/24), took seventh place in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.49 seconds. Outdoor: Earned two first-place finishes at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invitational (3/18) in the 4x1 (45.75) and the 400 meter hurdles (58.39) and a second place finish in the 4x4 (3:49.58)...Came across the line first at the Auburn Tiger Classic (4/1) in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 59.05 seconds...Earned fifth place at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships (4/21) in the 400 meter hurdles and also ninth place in the 4x4 (3:49.45)...Took first place at the Penn Relays (4/28) in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 58.11 seconds...Also, earned first place in the 400 meter hurdles at the UNF Osprey Invitational (5/13) with a time of 57.64 seconds.

In 2009-10: Indoor: Finished eighth in the 300 meters with a time of 41.32 at the Roaring Tiger Invitational (12/4) ... Came across in 32nd place with a time of 2:34.74 in the 800 meters at the Kentucky Invitational (1/15-16). Outdoor: Finished second in the 400 meter hurdles at the Georgia Tech-Georgia Dual Meet (3/19) with a time of 1:03.72 ... At the Tiger Track Classic (4/2), finished fifth in the 400 meter hurdles (1:02.12) ... Ran a 1:00.87 in the 400 meter hurdles to finish ninth at the ACC Outdoor Championships (4/15) ... Placed first in the 400 meter hurdles at the Georgia Tech-Clemson-KSU Double Dual Meet (5/1) with a time of 59.58 and was the third leg of the first-place 4x400 relay team (3:49.08) ... Finished second in the 400 meter hurdles (1:00.01) at the Georgia Invitational (5/8) ... Ran a time of 58.11 seconds in the 400 meter hurdles at the Georgia Tech Invitational (5/14) to place eighth ... Placed 20th at the NCAA East Regional (5/25) with a time of 59.26.

In 2008-09: Indoor: Participated in four events on the indoor season ... had a fourth place finish in the 300m dash at the Clemson Invitational with a time of 40.43 ... Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA East Region Championships in the 400m hurdles with a career best time of 59.02 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... mark was also a team-best for the outdoor season ... part of a 4x400 relay team that posted a team best time of 3:44.45 at the ACC Outdoor Championships.

In 2007-08: Ran a leg of the NCAA East Region qualifying 4x100-meter relay team that finished with a season-best time of 45.16 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Tallied a personal-best and NCAA Regional qualifying mark of 59.02 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Ran a leg of the NCAA East Region Championships qualifying 4x400-meter relay team that placed fourth at the ACC Outdoor Championships with an outdoor season-best time of 3:41.45 ... Placed sixth in the 400m hurdles at the ACC Outdoor meet with a time of 59.05 ... Clocked a season-best time of 25.25 in the 200m at the ACC Indoor Championships ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished with a season-best time of 3:47.87 at the ACC meet ... Crossed the line in a time of 56.98 in the 400m at the Tiger Invitational ... Helped the DMR team finish with a season-best time of 12:23.07 at the VT Elite meet.

High School: Four-year letter winner in track & field under coach Matthew Hogan at McNair Academic high school ... Winner of the Nike Outdoor 400-meter hurdles in 2006 ... New Jersey state champion in 400m hurdles in '06 ... Three-time All-American (400m hurdles) ... Ranked No. 3 in the nation in the 400m hurdles in high school ... Holds the 400m hurdles group state record ... Finished sixth at USA National Junior Championships running a personal-record in 400m hurdles (59.16) ... Set seven Hudson County records ... 2006-07 Hudson Reporter Female Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born Leslie Njoku on May 30, 1989 in Hoboken, N.J. ... Daughter of Anthony and Beatrice Njoku ... Has two sisters, Jennifer and Nina and one brother, Anthony ... Intends to major in industrial engineering.

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