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Sarah Akpan

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

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

NCAA East Preliminary Round
100m, 4x400m

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

ACC Champion
2023 Outdoor: 4x100m

2024 Indoor
• Competed in both the 60 and 200 meter races at the ACC Indoor Championships, placing ninth in the 200m
• Participated in the seventh-place 4x400m relay
• Split the fastest 200m time of the season for Virginia at the Clemson tiger paw invitational in 23.69 seconds
• Advanced to the finals in the 60m sprint at the Doc Hale VT Meet, finishing fifth in addition to a third place finish in the 200m (24.36)
• Raced for three top-five places in the 60m and 200m
• Had three top-ten finishes in the 60m with a first in the 200m at the Penn State National Open
• Raced for three top-five places in the 60m and 200m
• Ran new PB of 39.08 in the 300m to place fourth at the Hokie Invitational, along with three other top ten finishes in the 60m and 4x400m
• Placed second in the 200m at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 24.58
• Kicked off 2024 with a pair of victories in the 60m and 200m dash at the Liberty Kickoff

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

• 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
• Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences at UVA