|| Idara Otu
** All-American **
Collegiate Career Bests:
60-Meter Hurdles 8.99
200 Meters 24.97
400 Meters 55.29
400-Meter Hurdles 1:02.57
Stanford: Earned her first All-America honor as a member of the distance medley relay team at the NCAA Indoor Championships...returns for her senior year where she will be a key contributor in the sprints and hurdles.
2008 Season (Junior): Finished 15th at the Pac-10 Championships in the 400 meters...ran a season best in the 400-meter hurdles at the Big Meet to finish fourth...season best-time of 55.40 in the 400 meters came at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational...earned her first career All-America honor running the 400-meter leg of the distance medley relay for a Stanford team that took third at the NCAA Indoor Championships...finished seventh at the MPSF Championships in the 400 meters.
2007 Season (Sophomore): Took 10th with a season-best 1:02.59 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Pac-10 Championships...ran a season-best 57.17 400 meters at the Triton Invite...finished 12th with a season-best 57.54 in the 400 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships...ran an indoor career-best 9.45 60-meter hurdles at the Hampton Inn Classic.
2006 Season (Freshman): Ran a season-best 55.29 in the 400 meters at the Stanford Invitational...Stanford's top 400-meter hurdler, posting a season-best 1:02.57 at the Texas Relays...a member of the 1,600-meter relay team, that ran 3:39.30 at the Big Meet...indoors, ran a season-best 55.79 in the 400 meters at the MPSF Championship.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Middle College High School.
Cardinal Catalogue: Management science and engineering and science, technology and society double major with a concentration in chemistry...selected as Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention in 2007 and 2008...Academic All-MPSF in 2008...parents are Dr. Victoria Edem and Effiong Otu.