Thelma Agyekum
Thelma Agyekum
Year: Senior
Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
High School: Olentangy Orange High School
Events: Sprints

2016-17 Season
Outdoor: Opened the outdoor season at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational running the 4x100 and placing sixth with a time of 48.81, the 100m and placing 15th with a time of 12.69, and the 200m and placing 27th with a time of 26.90… Finished first in the 4x100 at the Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational with a time of 49.21, second in the 4x400 with a time of 4:18.21 and sixth in the 200m with a time of 27.26… At the 2017 WKU Hilltopper relays, placed eighth in both the 4x100 and the 4x400 with times of 48.69 and 4:06.09, respectively… Recorded her personal bests in the 100m (12.41) and 200m (25.98) at the Charlotte Invitational.
Indoor: Finished the Marshall Opener 60m in 8.07 and 200m in 27.01 earning a fourth-place finish in both.

2015-2016 Season
Outdoor: Started the outdoor season at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational where she recorded a season-best and placed 16th in the 4x1 in 48.38 seconds and also placed eighth in the 200 in 26.91 seconds… Finished first in the Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational 4x1 with a 49.11 time, fifth in the 100 with a 13.07 time, and seventh in the 200 with a 27.78 time… Recorded a personal best in the 100 at the All-Ohio Championship where she finished in 12.81 seconds to take sixth… Finished the season with three second-place finishes at the Ohio Open in the 4x1 (49.73 seconds), in the 100 (12.52 seconds and in the 200 (26.88 seconds).
Indoor: Kicked off the indoor season with five-straight top 10 finishes: seventh at the Marshall Opener 60M (8.14); at the Kent State Doug Raymond Invite she finished fifth in the 200M (26.91), sixth in the 60M and also recorded her personal best preliminary time (7.99) and fourth in the finals (8.01); and sixth in the SPIRE North Coast Indoor T&F Open 60M (8.18)… Recorded her best time in the 200 with a 26.51 time to finish 32nd at the Akron Invitational.

Personal: Ran and lettered in Track all four years of high school… Played soccer all freshman and sophomore year at Olentangy Orange High School… Has two sisters, Nana and Brenda… Majoring in Pre-Physical Therapy.