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Roy Ejiakuekwu
Roy Ejiakuekwu

Roy Ejiakuekwu

Jr | Sprints | Manchester, Great Britain / Loughborough College

#RazorFacts

  • NCAA Outdoor Runner-up (4-x-400)
  • Two-time First Team All-American

Junior (2018)
Started out the indoor season at the Arkansas Invitational (Jan. 12) with a time of 6.75 … Ran a season best time of 6.71 in the 60 at the Simmons-Harvey Quad (Jan. 20) …  Ran back-to-back season best times of 20.89 in the 200 at the Tyson Invitational (Feb. 10) and at the Arkansas Qualifiers (Feb. 16) … At the SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 25) he finished in eighth place with a time of 21.22 … Part of the fourth-place finishing 4-X-400 relay team at the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 10) with a time of 3:05.14

Sophomore (2017)
Started his second season with a third-place finish in the 60 at the Arkansas Invitational … Ran PR’s of 6.71 in the 60 and 21.03 in the 200 for a pair of top-10 finishes at the Razorback Invitational … Began his outdoor season capturing 4-x-100 and 4-x-400-meter relay titles at the Baylor Invitational, while finishing eighth in the 100 … Part of the first-place finishing 4-x-200 relay team and second-place finishing 4-x-100 relay team at the SEC Relays … Ran a season best of 20.93 in the 200 at the Arkansas Twilight … Placed second in the 4-x-100-meter relay at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 200 after running a personal best of 20.65 at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, while also qualifying with the 4-x-100 and 4-x-400-meter relay teams … Completed the year as a national silver medalist in the 4-x-400 off a program-record performance of 3:01.84, while also finishing among the top-eight best in the 4-x-100.

Freshman (2016)
Made his Razorback debut, placing 10th in the 60 at the Razorback Invitational … Ran a PR of 6.75 in the 60 at the Tyson Invitational … Placed fifth in the 4-x-400-meter relay at the SEC Indoor Championships where he also posted a pair of top-12 finishes in the 60 and 200 … Opened the outdoor season with a third-place finish with the 4-x-200-meter relay team at the Texas Relays … Part of the SEC Outdoor runner-up finishing 4-x-100-meter relay team and seventh-place finishing 4-x-400-meter relay team.

Personal
Son of Jayne Barratt … Has one brother; James … Majoring in Economics.