2015 Indoor: Member of the women’s team that captured the first conference title in program history … second leg of the 4x400m relay team that captured gold at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best time of 3:38.28 … dashed to a fourth-place showing at the Conference USA Championships in the 200m dash with a time of 24.21 … secured fifth place in the 400m dash at the Conference USA Championships with a readout of 55.78 … recorded a personal best in the 200m dash (23.83) at the New Mexico Collegiate Invitational to take gold … secured fifth place finishes at the Lobo Collegiate Open (55.47) and Texas A&M Invitational (55.48) in the 400m dash.

2015 Outdoor: Took gold in the 400m dash at the Conference USA Championships with a season best of 52.41 … collected bronze at the Conference USA Championships in the 200m dash with a readout of 23.73 … anchor leg of 4x400m relay team that finished fourth at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best time of 3:40.29 … notched a first-place showing at the UTEP Twilight in the 400m dash with a time of 53.89 … competed at the NCAA West Preliminaries in the 400m dash … took silver at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge in the 400m dash (53.55) … member of the women’s team that finished second at the Conference USA Championships.

2014 Indoor: Closing leg of the 4X400m relay team that took first place at the C-USA Championships with a time of 3:41.80 ... received Freshman of the Week honors for her performance at the C-USA Championships ... notched a third-place finish at the C-USA Championships in the 400m dash with a time of 54.97 ... collected a fourth-place finish at the C-USA Championships in the 200m dash with a time of 24.09 ... ran a season-best time of 54.35 in C-USA Championships in the 400m.

2014 Outdoor: Collected four first-place finishes on the year ... part of women's team that finished second overall at the C-USA Championships ... took first place at the C-USA Championships in the 400m dash with a time of 53.54 ... named NCAA Honorable Mention for her involvement in the 4X100m team that ran a 45.03 at the NCAA Championships ... closing leg of the 4X400m team that won the Texas Relays with a season-best time of 3:34.90 ... member of the 4X400m relay team that took gold at C-USA Championships ... also captured a third-place finish in the 200m dash at the C-USA Championships with a time of 23.67 ... placed 13th at the NCAA West Preliminary in the 400m dash ... in the 200m dash took first at the UTEP Invitational with a time of 23.56 ... won the 400m dash at the UTEP Springtime and Don Kirby Tailwind ... posted the 10th-fastest time in the nation of 52.05 at the Don Kirby Tailwind was the tenth fastest time in the country ... final leg of the 4X100m team that placed first at the UTEP Invitational.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Jonah and Charity Uwakwe...has two siblings...majoring in General Psychology.

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Florence Uwakwe

Florence  Uwakwe

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Aboh Mbaise, Nigeria

High School:
Model Comprehensive Secondary School

Event:
Sprints

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