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    Nyanka Joseph
    Nyanka Joseph
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Brooklyn, N.Y.

    High School:
    Medgar Evers College Prep

    Event:
    Sprints

    Birthdate:
    06/08/1993

    ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
    JR/SO

    06/23/2014

    A Look Back at 2014

    Reviewing the 2013-14 Season

    06/13/2014

    UConn Relay Team Earns Second-Team All-American Honors

    Emerson, Dismuke, Smith-Jenkins, and Joseph become first UConn 4x400m relay team to gain All-American recognition.

    06/09/2014

    Five Huskies Head to Oregon for NCAA Division I Track & Field Championship

    Emerson, Joseph, Dismuke, Daley and Smith-Jenkins to Compete at NCAA Championship

    06/02/2014

    4x400 Team Advances to NCAA Championship, Makes School History

    Advances to Oregon with school-record time

    05/31/2014

    Celina Emerson, 4x400m Relay Punch Tickets to Oregon

    Emerson and 4x400m Relay Team Advance to NCAA Championship June 11-14

    All-American

    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.
    • 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).
    • 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.

    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.

    Finished fifth in the 400m at the Scarlet & White Invitational (55.64).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.

    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.

    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.