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Sarah Akpan

Houston, Texas
Houston Stratford
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Sarah Akpan - Track & Field - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile

NCAA East Preliminary Round
100m, 4x400m

2023 Outdoor:
100 meters (2nd Team)
2023 Outdoor: 4×100 (1st Team)

ACC Champion
2023 Outdoor: 4x100m

2023 Outdoor
• Ran both the 100m and 4x400m relay at the NCAA East Preliminary Round meet
• Placed 4th at the ACC Championships in the 100m, clocking a personal best of 11.52
• Helped the Virginia 4×400 relay to 2nd at the Virginia Challenge
• Ran an all time-PR of 23.57 in the 200m at Spec Towns – Torrin Lawrence Invitational, placing 6th
• Finished 1st in both the 100m and 200m at the Virginia Quadrangular meet

2023 Indoor
• Placed second in the 200m and 60m at the 2022 Liberty Kickoff
• Competed at the Hokie Invitational and Virginia Tech Invitational in the 60m and 200m
• Competed in the 4x400m, 200m and 60m at the Penn State National Open and Doc Hale VT Meet
• Set a personal record in the 200m at the Tiger Paw Invite running 24.00, a time that ranked second all-time among UVA freshman and seventh overall
• Set a personal best in the 60m at the ACC Indoor Championships running 7.48, a time that ranked fourth among freshman all-time at UVA, and ninth overall

• 3x AAU All American
• 3x All-Conference (6A state qualifier)
• 2x Track MVP
• 10x high school record holder
• 4x district and area champ

• Born in Calabar, Cross River state, Nigeria
• Daughter of Christiana and Victor Akpan
• Has two sisters, Precious, and Emediong
• Has yet to declare a major at UVA