Ese Okoro Ready for NCAA West Regional
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State’s track and field teams travel to Austin, Texas for the NCAA West Regional, beginning on Thursday and continuing over the next two days. The event will determine qualifiers for the NCAA Championships June 6-9 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
The Cyclones will be most well-represented in the women’s 400-meter hurdles, with four members taking part in the event. Junior Ese Okoro will be one of the competitors for Iowa State, seeded in 12th position with her personal best of 57.61 at the Drake Relays last month.
Okoro visited with cyclones.com to talk about her season and this weekend’s meet. To watch the video, click on the photo above.
Iowa State NCAA West Regional Qualifiers
100-meter dash: Ian Warner
200-meter dash: Ian Warner
800-meter run: Edward Kemboi
5,000-meter run: Rico Loy
10,000-meter run: Marty Coolidge
4x100-meter relay: Teddy Lampkin, Nick Efkamp, Patrick Lewis, Ian Warner
High Jump: Derek Alderks, Cameron Ostrowski
Long Jump: Teddy Lampkin
Triple Jump: Akeem Holmes
Hammer Throw: Zack Richards
800-meter run: Eji Okoro
5,000-meter run: Katie Moen
10,000-meter run: Meaghan Nelson, Dani Stack
400-meter hurdles: Kianna Elahi, Ese Okoro, Donnise Powell, Krista Shoeman
4x400-meter relay: Dana Christensen, Ese Okoro, Kianna Elahi, Eji Okoro
Shot Put: Hayli Bozarth, Danielle Frere
Hammer Throw: Hayli Bozarth, Danielle Frere, Laishema Hampton