Sylvia Okoye
Sylvia Okoye
Year: 13
Hometown: Stanhope, N.J.
High School: Pope John XXIII Regional
Events: Throws

HONORS
2011 NEWMAC All-Conference First Team (outdoor discus) ... 2011 NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team (outdoor hammer).

LYON NOTES
2011
Indoor:
Placed first in weight throw (12.96m) in Flight 1 at New England Division III Championship (2/18) ... third in weight throw at Tufts Invitational (1/15) and fifth at Springfield Invitational (1/22).
Outdoor: Won discus throw (125-02), took second in hammer, and finished fifth in shot put at NEWMAC Championship (4/30) ... placed seventh in hammer at 2011 New England Outdoor Track & Field Championship (5/6-5/7) ... finished third in the discus, sixth in the shot put and eighth in the hammer throw at the Snowflake Invitational (4/2) … placed third in the discus at the Solomon Invitational (4/19).

2010
Indoor:
Finished third in shot put during Wheaton Invitational (1/23) ... collected four top-10 showings in shot put and weight throw.
Outdoor: Competed in discus, hammer throw and shot put during four events ... posted fifth-place showings in discus and shot put at NEWMAC Championship (4/24).

BEFORE WHEATON: Attended Pope John XXIII.

PERSONAL: Born on March 23, 1991... daughter of Frederick and Chika Okoye... has two siblings, Tina and Ricky... double major in anthropology and history... Wheaton Four Year Award winner.