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Obinnaya Wamuo
Obinnaya Wamuo
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Plymouth, Minn.
High School: Wayzata
Position: Sprints/Hurdles

Career Best Marks



60 meters (Indoor)


200 meters (Indoor)


200 meters (Outdoor)


400 meters (Indoor)


400-meter hurdles (Outdoor)




  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor 4x400-meter relay (9th, 3:19.63)
  • All-UAA selection in the indoor 4x400-meter relay
  • All-UAA selection in the outdoor 4x400-meter relay and 400-meter hurdles
  • Posted the top time on the team in the indoor 400 meters (49.91), the outdoor 200 meters (22.36) and the 400-meter hurdles (54.72)


  • Major: Biochemistry
  • Participated in three years of track & field and four years of soccer in high school
  • All-Conference honorable mention in soccer as a junior
  • Two-time Lake Conference All-Conference Athlete in track & field
  • Two event Minnesota All-State athlete (300-meter hurdles and 4x400-meter relay
  • Placed sixth in the 300-meter hurdles at state and won the 4x400-meter relay with school as a junior and senior
  • Co-owns school 4x400-,eter record with a time of 3:17.06
  • Academic All-State for track and field
  • Won Coaches Award for Academic Excellence in soccer
  • National Honor Society
  • Honorary Wayzata High School Scholar-Athlete