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Ejiro Okoro
Release: 02/27/2012

Awards & Honors:
All-American: 800m (2013, 2014: Outdoor - First Team; Indoor - Second Team)
Big 12 Champion: 800m (2014: Indoor & Outdoor)
All-Big 12: 800m (2013: Indoor & Outdoor, 2012: Indoor & Outdoor), Cross Country (2013)

Personal Records

800m 2:03.37 2014 Outdoor
  2:03.91 2014 Indoor
1000m 2:46.23 2012 Indoor
1500m 4:23.16 2013 Outdoor
Mile 4:49.04 2013 Indoor


NCAA First-Team All-American … Big 12 Champion … took third at the NCAA Championships, clocking the program’s second-fastest time in history with a mark of 2:03.37… qualified for the NCAA final with a 2:04.28 in the event semifinal … earned the No. 3 overall seed entering the national championships on a 2:04.96 performance at the NCAA West Prelims … won the Big 12 outdoor title in a tactical 2:08.88, outkicking the field over the final 100 meters … clocked a time of 2:04.49 at the Payton Jordan Invitational … saw action at the Drake Relays, running as a part of the program record-setting 4x1600m squad, helping the team to a 19:13.62 overall finish … ran on the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay squad at the Big 12 Championships … notched six top-five finishes on the season.

NCAA Second-Team All-American … Big 12 Champion … ISU Record Holder … placed ninth at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 2:07.93 … captured the Big 12 title on a 2:05.43 performance … anchored the women’s DMR to a victory at the conference championships, overtaking Baylor down the homestretch to notch the second-fastest time in program history (11:12.31) … posted an indoor career-best at the ISU Classic, clocking a program-record 2:03.91 and breaking Cyclone great Edith Nakiyingi’s mark … ran as a part of the three fastest DMRs in program history at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (11:11.93), Big 12 Championships (11:12.31) and ISU Classic (11:12.86) … took the event title at the Bill Bergan Invitational with a time of 2:05.78 … notched eight top-five finishes during the season.

Cross Country:
Ran to a fifth place finish at the Iowa Black and Gold Invitational in 14:18.18 ... Finished 50th at the Roy Griak Invitational in 22:05 ... Iowa State's fifth runner at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and passed 20 bodies in a gutsy final stretch en route to a 21:11 finish ... Earned All-Big 12 recognition with a 15th place finish at the Big 12 Championships ... Ran a 21:43 at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... Competed at the NCAA Championshps, finishing the 6K race in 22:03.

Ran 2:05.77 at the NCAA Championships in the preliminary heat ... qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 800-meter run in 2:05.57 at the NCAA West Regional ... earned All-Big 12 Honors placing fourth in the 800-meter run with 2:06.73 at the Big 12 Championships, clocked 2:08.37 in the 800-meter run prelims ... earned first place in the 800-meter run at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 2:05.20 ... placed ninth in the 1,500-meter run with 4:23.16 at the Stanford Invite.

Indoor: Placed seventh in the 800-meter run with 2:05.44 at the NCAA Championship meet ... earned fourth in the 800-meter run with 2:11.88 at the Big 12 Championship meet ... placed second in the 800-meter run at the ISU Classic with a time of 2:06.40 ...  earned third place and set a personal best time in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:46.23 at the New Balance Invite ... placed second in the mile run at the ISU Open in a time of 4:49.04.

Cross Country:
Finished among the top 40 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invite ... clocked a time of 19:05 in the 5,000-meter run at the Cyclone Classic ... ran a time of 15:32 at the Drake Bulldog Classic.

Earned third place at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:06.89 ... placed seventh at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 2:04.72 in the 800-meter run, clocked a time of 4:28.00 ... earned fourth place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:05.02 at the Stanford Invite.

Indoor: Earned All-Big 12 honors finishing sixth in the 800-meter run (2:07.91) and as a member of the sixth place finishing DMR and 4x400-meter relay teams at the Big 12 Indoor Championships ... was a member of the Iowa State school record setting 4x400-meter relay team ... posted a personal best mark in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Qualifier (2:05.77) ... finished 10th in the 1000-meter run at the New Balance Invitational.

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