Brianna Okoro
Brianna Okoro
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lakewood, Wash.
High School: Bellarmine Prep HS '08
Position: Sprints/Jumps
Experience: 3L*

Indoor Best at EWU
55m 7.24 • 60 m 7.83 • 200m 24.89 • Long Jump 19-2 1/2 • High Jump 5-4 1/2

Outdoor Best at EWU

100m 12.01 • 200m 24.32 • Long Jump 19-7 1/2 • High Jump 5-3

All-Big Sky Accolades:2011 Outdoor: Long Jump, 3rd. 2010 Outdoor: Champion in 200m. Champion in 4x100m relay. 100m, 3rd. Long Jump, 3rd. 2009 Outdoor: Champion in 4x100m relay.

2011-12: Redshirted.

2010-11: Indoor: Okoro placed fourth in the long jump at the BSC Indoor Championships with a mark of 18-7. She also ran the 200, placing 11th overall with a time of 25.41. She had a season-best time of 7.40 in the 55 at the Candy Cane Invite, placing fourth overall. Her indoor season-best of 25.37 in the 200 came at the Bronco Invite. Outdoor: At the BSC Outdoor Championships, Okoro placed third in the long jump with a personal-best jump of 19-7 1/2 to rank her second all-time at Eastern. She injured her achilles, hampering her in the 4x100 relay, with the team placing seventh in 47.62. The injury prevented her from competing in the finals for the 100 and 200. She had run season bests in both the 100 and 200 prelims with times of 12.02 and 24.58, respectively, and was ranked sixth going into finals. Okoro was also the second leg on the 4x100 relay team that ran 46.72 at the Oregon Relays to rank sixth all-time at Eastern.

2009-10: Indoor: Okoro qualified for the BSC Championships in the high jump, long jump, 55 and 200. She placed sixth in the 200 with an indoor-best time of 24.89, ranking her third all-time at Eastern. She placed 12th in the 55 and long jump and 14th in the high jump. Okoro accomplished a personal-best time in the 55 prelims, crossing the line in 7.24. She ran 7.83 in the 60 at the Idaho Vandal Indoor to rank eighth all-time at Eastern. She had season-bests in the high jump (5-3, Vandal Indoor) and long jump (18-10, UW Invitational). Outdoor: Okoro had an incredible showing at the BSC Outdoor Championships, walking away with four All-Conference medals. She claimed the 200 crown, edging out the runner-up by .02 seconds with a personal-best time of 24.32 to rank fourth all-time at Eastern. The sophomore ran the second leg on the school-record breaking 4x100 relay team, which ran away with the title in a time of 45.31. Okoro placed third in the 100 with a time of 12.01, good for tenth all-time at Eastern. She also placed third in the long jump with a mark of 18-10 3/4. She placed 10th in the high jump as well. Okoro moved on to the NCAA DI West Preliminary Round in the 200 and 4x100 relay, placing 39th in the 200 (24.70) and 20th in the relay (45.83).

2008-09: Indoor: Okoro placed fourth in the high jump at the BSC Indoor Championships with a jump of 5-4 1/4. She also placed fifth in the long jump with a mark of 19-2 1/2 to rank third all-time at Eastern. Her personal-best of 5-4 1/2 in the high jump tied her for tenth all-time at Eastern. Okoro also competed in the pentathlon at the WSU Cougar Indoor Meet, scoring 2,961 points to rank tenth all-time at Eastern. Outdoor: Okoro was sixth in the high jump at the BSC Outdoor Championships and 14th in the long jump. She ran the second leg on the 4x100 relay team that took the Big Sky title in 46.27 to rank fourth all-time at Eastern. Her season-bests came in the 100 (12.60), 200 (25.64) and high jump (5-3). She also competed in the heptathlon at the California Invitational, scoring 3,952 points.

High School:  Okoro placed in four events at the 4A WIAA State Championships including the 100, 200, and 4x100 relay and long jump. She placed third in both the 100 and 200 with times of 12.19 and 25.03. She also placed third in the long jump with a high school-best of 18-5 1/2. Okoro anchored Bellarmine Prep High School’s 4x100 relay to a state title with a time of 47.70. She also competed in the Washington State Heptathlon, scoring 3,558 points to place 11th overall. During her junior year, she placed seventh in both the 100 and 200 at the State Championships with times of 12.65 and 25.51, respectively. Okoro’s personal bests came in the 100 (12.09), 200 (24.81), 400 (59.36) and high jump (5-0 1/2).

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