Nyanka Joseph
Nyanka  Joseph

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Medgar Evers College Prep

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
06/08/1993

ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
GR/SR


01/15/2015

Women's Track and Field Announces 2015 Captains

Lauren Sara, Saija Bikanova and Nyanka Joseph will serve as captains for the 2015 indoor season.

01/10/2015

Huskies Post Five First-Place Finishes at 2015 Yale Invitational

The Huskies opened the 2015 indoor season on Saturday in New Haven, Conn.

08/06/2014

UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

08/06/2014

UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

06/23/2014

A Look Back at 2014

Reviewing the 2013-14 Season

05/16/2016

Women's Track and Field Senior Day

Women's Track and Field Senior Day (photo by Stephen Slade)

05/19/2015

AAC 2015 Outdoor Championship Final Day

AAC 2015 Outdoor Championship Final Day (photos by Stephen Slade)

05/17/2015

AAC Women's Outdoor Championship Day 3

AAC Women's Outdoor Championship Day 3 (photos by Stephen Slade)

NCAA All-American - 4x400m Relay

2015 Outdoor (Junior)

  • Lead off the school-record 4x400m relay team (3:32.33) at the NCAA East Regionals
  • NCAA Qualifier in the 200m, 400m, 4x400m relay and 4x100m relay
  • Ran 53.00 in the 400m at the NCAA Semifinals
  • Conference runner-up in the 200m (23.33) and fifth-place finisher in the 400m (52.81). 
  • Lead off the 4x400m relay team at the conference championship and ran third on the fourth-place finishing 4x100m relay (45.01)

2015 Indoor (Senior)

  • Finished eighth in the 200m dash (24.88) at the ECAC Championship and anchored the fifth-place 4x400m relay team
  • Ran the 200m in 24.15 and 400m in 54.67 at the conference championship


2014 Outdoor (Junior)

  • Anchored the 4x400m relay to Second Team All-American honors at the 2014 NCAA Championship in Eugene, Ore. Joseph paced the squad to a time of 3:34.89 to take 12th place as the first UConn 4x400 team to achieve the feat.
  • Competed in the 400m at the NCAA East, running 54.55.
  • Anchored the 4X400m relay team that ran 3:34.83 at the NCAA East.
  • Ran the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay team that took gold at the ECAC Championship (45.23)... Captured fourth in the 400m dash (54.26) and sixth in the 200m dash (24.13).... Ran a 23.91 to advance to the finals.
  • Helped the 4x400m relay to a second place finish at the American Athletic Conference Championship, setting a school record with a time of 3:32.83... Captured fifth in the 400m dash (53.58) and finished with a time of 23.96 in the 200m dash.
  • Contributed to a record-breaking time with the 4x200m relay team when she ran the third leg to help the Huskies to a time of 1:33.38 at the Penn Relays... Also anchored the 4X100m relay that won the championship at the Penn Relays.

2013-14 Indoor (Junior)

  • Earned a fourth place finish in the 400m at the ECAC Championship (54.41).
  • Ran the anchor leg of 4x400m relay team that captured gold at the American Athletic Conference Championship with a time of 3:37.92 and a new school record.
  • Competed in the 200 and 400m dash at The American Championships.

2012-13 Outdoor (Sophomore)

  • Competed at the BIG EAST Championships in the 200m.
  • Also competed in the ECAC Championships in the 200m (24.67).
  • Part of the 4x200m relay team that finished in 4th place at the Penn Relays (1:36.23).

2012-13 Indoor (Sophomore)

  • Competed at the New England Championships in the 400m and the 4x400m relay.

2011-12 Indoor (Freshman)

  • Competed in the 400m at the ECAC Championships.
  • Part of the 4x400m relay team that placed 3rd(3:41.54) at the BIG EAST Championships and also competed in the 400m.
  • Finished 4th in the 400m (56.31) at the New England Championships... part of the first place 4x400m relay team.

High School: Attended Medgar Evers College Prep... Captained both indoor and outdoor track and field teams...Earned All-America honors in indoor and outdoor in 2011...anchored the New York State record 4x200m relay team with a time of 1:37.73.

Personal: A english major...born on June 8, 1993.