Ofili makes Bowerman mid-season outdoor watchlist
Nigerian star athlete Favour Ofili is one of two athletes who are making their debut as the Mid-Outdoor version of The Bowerman Women’s Watch List was released Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Ofili, according to USTFCCCA made quick work of collegiate history this past weekend. How quick? Try becoming the first woman to go sub-22 seconds over 200 meters within the confines of the collegiate season. Ofili stopped the clock at 21.96 to win the 200 at the Tom Jones Memorial this past weekend by 0.85 seconds. The Nigerian national record-holder has also added the 100 to her arsenal, setting collegiate PRs of 11.11 and 11.00 in the past three weeks. Indoors, Ofili was runner-up in the NCAA 200 while taking seventh in the 60. Ofili is the second Nigerian athlete in the last two years to make the list after Ruth Usoro who dominated the collegiate indoor and outdoor triple jump scene last year.