Uwa Omorogbe
Uwa Omorogbe
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Niskayuna, NY
High School: Colonie
Position: Mid-Distance

2011-12: Set UB’s top indoor triple jump at 35-5.25 at Cornell Marc Denault Invitational. Also had top indoor 400m time of 1:00.75. Posted season-best outdoor triple jump mark of 35-6.75 at Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic. 

High School: Earned six letters and captained four times at Colonie High School for coach Jamie Carr. Part of Colonie’s 4x400m indoor relay state champion squad. Named team’s most outstanding sprinter three times. Set school records in triple jump and two relays.

Personal: Born April 30, 1993. Daughter of Amen and Tina Omorogbe. Has one brother (Uyi) and one sister (Nosa). Favorite athletes include track stars Alyson Felix and Lolo Jones. Favorite movie is Love and Basketball. Chose UB over Holy Cross, St. Lawrence and Lehigh. Majoring in biology.