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Gloria Asumnu
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Gloria Asumnu

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Alief Elsik

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/22/1985

Experience:
4L


Named Tulane's 2007 Female Student-Athlete of the Year... A three-time All-American in 2007 (Indoor 60m; Outdoor 100m and 200m)... A four-time Conference USA Champion (Indoor 60-meters twice; Outdoor 100-meters twice) and a 10-time all-conference selection... Has qualified for NCAA Regionals in the 100m for three straight years and in the 200m twice... Owns Green Wave school records for the 55m, 60m and 200m (Indoor), and the 100m and 200m (Outdoor).

AS A SENIOR (2006-07)
OUTDOOR: All-America in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash... Set school records in the 100m (11.19 seconds) and 200m (22.70), and ran with the school record-setting 4x100-meter relay team (44.74)... Advanced to the NCAA National Championships for the third straight year in the 100m, 200m and 4x100 relay... Won the NCAA Mideast Regional Championship and the Conference USA Championship in the 100m.
INDOOR: All-America in the 60m... Set school records in the 55m, the 60m and the 200m... Claimed fourth place at the NCAA Championships in the 60m... Won the C-USA Championship in the 60m in a meet record 7.22 seconds and claimed a runner-up finish in the 200m... Claimed Performance of the Meet honors at C-USA Championships.

AS A JUNIOR (2005-06)
OUTDOOR: For the second straight year, advanced to the NCAA National Championships in both the 100m and 200m... Finished 10th overall in the 200m and 11th in the 100m at the NCAA Mideast Regionals in Knoxville, Tenn.... Advanced to Conference USA finals in both the 100m and 200m... Shattered her own school record in the 100m, and set the school record in the 200m at Ole Miss Invitational (4/8).
INDOOR: Redshirted

AS A SOPHOMORE (2004-05)
OUTDOOR: Qualified for the NCAA National Championships in the 200m after competing in four events at the NCAA Regionals (100m, 200m, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay)... Finished fifth in the 200m, 15th in the 100m, and 10th in both the 4x100 relay and 4x400 relay at Regionals... Tallied 17.75 points at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, including winning the 100m... Set the Tulane record in the 100m with a time of 11.50 seconds in the preliminary heats (5/13)... Her time of 23.56 seconds in the 200m at the NCAA Regionals (5/26) was the second-fastest in school history.
INDOOR: Nearly matched her amazing rookie campaign by earning all-league honors in the 60m, 200m and 4x400 relay... Was the 60m C-USA Champion for the second year in a row after notching a season-best time of 7.43 seconds... Her top 200m time of 24.25 also came at the league championships.

AS A FRESHMAN (2003-04)
OUTDOOR: Battled injuries during the outdoor season, but still qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regionals in the 100m where she finished 14th... Posted her top 100m time of 11.72 at the LSU Relays (3/27)... Posted Tulane's top 200m time of the year of 24.25 at the Hurricane Invitational (4/10)... Also anchored the 4x100 relay team to the second-best time in school history (45.88) at the Hurricane Invite.
INDOOR: Named Conference USA Freshman of the Year after winning the 60m and taking second in the 200m while helping the mile relay to a fourth-place finish... Broke the school record in the 60m in her first collegiate race (1/25 at the Purple Tiger Invitational) with a time of 7.48 and improved that to 7.42 in Baton Rouge (3/5)... Also set school records in the 55m (6.94 at the Gator Invitational) and the 200m (24.12 at the C-USA Championships)... Recorded Tulane's top 400m time of the season as well with a 56.81 at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/25).

COLLEGIATE BESTS
Indoor
55 Meters: 6.90 (12/1/06) - school record
60 Meters: 7.22 (2/24/07) - school record
200 Meters: 23.72 (2/9/07) - school record
400 Meters: 56.81 (1/25/04)
Outdoor
100 Meters: 11.19 (6/21/07) - school record
200 Meters: 22.70 (5/26/07) - school record
400 Meters: 56.00 (3/20/06)

Conference USA Scoring
2004 Indoor (Houston, Texas)
60 Meters: 1st (10 points)
200 Meters: 2nd (8 points)
4x400 Relay: 4th (5 points)
2005 Indoor (Houston, Texas)
60 Meters: 1st (10 points)
200 Meters: 2nd (8 points)
4x400 Relay: 8th (1 points)
2005 Outdoor (Houston, Texas)
100 Meters: 1st place (10 points)
200 Meters: 4th place (5 points)
4x400 Relay: 3rd place (6 points)
4x100 Relay: 4th place (5 points)

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered in track and field for the Rams... A two-time all-state selection, including first team all-state as a senior... Part of the state champion 4x100 relay team which broke the national record in the event... Placed second in the 100m at the state championship... Team won the state title in 2003 as well as a pair of regional championships.

PERSONAL
Born May 22, 1985... Daughter of Rosaline Nnadozie and Christian Asumnu... Has one older brother and one younger brother.