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Victor Akhalu - Track & Field - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Victor Akhalu

Position

Sprints

Height

-

Class

Sr.

Hometown

Ikenne, Nigeria

Previous School

New Mexico Junior College

Major

Architecture

EXP

1V(I)/1V(O)

Victor Akhalu TFRRS Results
Victor Akhalu World Athletics Profile

Awards
All-American – 4×400-Meter Relay – Outdoor Track & Field – 2022
All-American – 400-Meters – Outdoor Track & Field – 2021*
All-American – 4×400-Meter Relay – Outdoor Track & Field – 2021*
All-American – 400-Meters – Indoor Track & Field – 2020* – NJCAA NATIONAL CHAMPION
All-American – 4×400-Meter Relay – Indoor Track & Field – 2020*
Mountain West Conference Champion – 4×400-Meter Relay – Outdoor Track & Field – 2022
Mountain West All-Conference – 4×400-Meter Relay – Outdoor Track & Field – 2022
Mountain West Academic All-Conference – Track & Field – 2022
Mountain West Scholar Athlete – Track & Field – 2022

 *-Indicates award was achieved during career at New Mexico Junior College (2019-21).


2022-23

 

2021-22

Outdoor Track & Field (Sophomore): Earned USTFCCCA All-American recognition as a member of UNM’s 4×400-meter relay squad which ran a time of 3:06.71 minutes at the NCAA Championships…Mountain West champion as a member of the 4×400-meter relay squad, which won the conference meet with a time of 3:09.68 seconds on May 14…finished fourth in the 200-meters at the MW Championships with a time of 21.25 seconds…competed in eight meets during debut outdoor season with the Lobos…named academic all-conference…named a Mountain West Scholar Athlete.

Indoor Track & Field (Sophomore): Won his preliminary heat of the 60-meters at the Mountain West Indoor Championships with a time of 6.74 seconds…competed in four meets during debut season with the Lobos.

New Mexico Junior College (2019-2021)
2020-21

Outdoor Track & Field (Freshman): NJCAA All-American in the 400-meters, finishing as the national runner-up with a time of 46.81 seconds on May 13…ran a season-best 400-meters time of 46.62 seconds on April 22 at the Don Kirby Tailwind Open…competed in five meets during the outdoor season.

Indoor Track & Field (Sophomore): Placed ninth at the NJCAA Championships in the 400-meters with a time of 48.32 seconds…member of the 4×400-meter relay team that placed fourth at the NJCAA Championships to earn All-America honors…competed in two meets during modified indoor season.

2019-20

Outdoor Track & Field (Canceled-COVID-19): Did not compete.

Indoor Track & Field (Freshman): NJCAA national champion in the 400-meters, running a time of 47.35 seconds at the indoor championships on March 7…also earned All-American honors as a member of the 4×400-meter relay squad, which finished as the NJCAA national runner-up with a time of 3:12.28 minutes…competed in seven meets during the indoor season.