Track & Field

 
Nikelola Balogun

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Westchester

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
12/16/1979

Nikelola Balogun

2001 Indoor: Tulane's top scorer at the C-USA Championship and fifth overall with 15.5 points. Finished second in the 400 (55.75) and fourth in the 200 (24.72), while helping the mile-relay team to a first-place finish (3:45.44). Her top 400-meter time of the year was 55.02 at the Razorback Invitational.

2000 Outdoor: Tulane's top 400-meter runner. Posted a time of 53.82 at the C-USA Championships. Was also solid in the 200-meter dash, running a personal-best of 24.04.

2000 Indoor: A solid sprinter for the Wave, participating in the 200 and 400 meters.

1999 Outdoor: Posted a 12.47 100 meters in her first competition of the season on March 20. Ran a season-best 56.60 400 at the Alabama Relays and LSU Gold Invitational.

1998 Indoor: Member of the C-USA record-setting 4x400-meter relay team.

Prep: Four-time California state qualifier in high school in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays and in the 200 meters and 400 meters (55.19). Two-time state finalist for 4x100 relay and the 200/400 meters.

Personal: Born December 16, 1979. The daughter of Kathryn and Waheed Balogun. Has two brothers and one sister. Majoring in political science. Enjoys playing the piano and drawing.

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