Emily Ojuka Athlete Profile

Emily Ojuka

Emily Ojuka
Positions: Sprints, Hurdles Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2009 Hometown: Provo, UT

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Grace and Edward Ojuka
  • Brother, Kenneth and sister, Lydia, played soccer for BYU
  • An experienced violinist
  • Majoring in journalism

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Provo High School
  • Selected as MVP for the track team and elected team captain
  • As a senior, finished 4th in the Utah State Championships in the 100m hurdles and 300m
  • As a junior, took 3rd in the Utah State Championships in the 300m hurdles and 5th in the 100m hurdles
  • Four year honor roll student and recipient of the Sterling Scholar award
  • Senior Class President

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 60m Hurdles- 9.45; 200m- 27.06; 400m- 1:02.10; 
                400m Hurdles- 1:06.95


2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Started BYU career with a ninth place 60m hurdle finish (9.45) at the BYU Indoor Meet
  • Ran the 400m (1:02.10) and placed ninth in the 60m hurdles (9.55) at the Mountain State Games
  • Ran the 200m at the Bronco Invitational (27.06)

Outdoor: 

  • Competed at the Robison Invitational during outdoor, placing sixteenth in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:06.95