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University of Miami Athletics

Tiffany Okieme

position

Throws

Class

Junior

Hometown

Bronx, N.Y.

High School

Middletown South (NJ)

Tiffany Okieme - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2016 USTFCCCA Indoor All-American, Second Team (Weight Throw)
2016 All-ACC Indoor, First Team (Weight Throw)
2016 All-ACC ACADEMIC, INDOOR

2016 Indoor: Won the weight throw at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a mark of 19.87m … Placed second in the shot put at the NIttany Lion Challenge with a mark of 16.02m that ranks third on UM’s all-time Top 5 … Won the weight throw at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a season-best mark of 20.60m … Finished second in the shot put at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a mark of 15.96m … Placed third in the women’s shot put at the Armory Track Invitational with a throw of 15.32m … Finished second in the weight throw at the Armory Track Invitational with a mark of 20.55m … Was second in the women’s weight throw at the LSU High Performance Meet with a mark of 19.55m … Finished third in the shot put at LSU with a throw of 15.67m … Earned a silver medal in the weight throw at the ACC Indoor Championships with her personal-best mark of 21.42m that ranks third in UM history … Placed 10th in the weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a mark of 19.97m

2016 Outdoor: Season best mark of 15.83m in the women’s shot put at the LSU Invitational… Competed in the shot put and Hammer at the ACC Championships…

2015 All-AMERICAN INDOOR, SECOND TEAM (WEIGHT THROW)
2015 All-ACC INDOOR, FIRST TEAM (WEIGHT THROW)

2015 Indoor: Made Hurricane debut at the Nittany Lion Challenge, winning the weight throw with a mark of of 20.30m and placing second in the shot put with a mark of 14.60m … Placed sixth in the weight throw and competed in the shot put at the McCravy Memorial Meet … Placed sixth in the women’s shot put at the VT Elite Meet with a throw of 14.83m … Finished fifth in the women’s weight throw at the Tyson Invitational with a mark of 20.79m that moved the junior into fourth place in UM history … Earned a bronze medal in the weight throw at the ACC Championships with her personal-best throw of 21.16m that moved her into third place in UM history … Finished ninth in the weight throw at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 20.34m.

2015 Outdoor: Placed second in the women’s shot put with a mark of 15.56m at the Hurricane Invitational… Finished fifth in the women’s shot put, with a mark of 13.84m at the FSU Relays… Finished ninth in the women’s invitational shot put with a throw of 14.51m at the Florida Relays… won the women’s shot put with a throw of 14.83m at the Hurricane Alumni Invite… Placed second in the women’s shot put with a season-best throw of 15.90m at the LSU Invitational… 

2014: Won the 2014 NCAA Division II Indoor Shot Put national championship and placed fifth in the weight throw.

2013: Placed second at the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships in the shot put.

Personal: Daughter of Rosemary Roberts…has 3 brothers and 2 sisters … As a senior at Middletown, South, Okieme was named H.S. Athlete of the Year … She is the School Record Holder and Hall of Fame Member … Best Athlete Award winner in Monmouth County … Ranked 4th in the State in Shot Put … New Jersey State champion 2012, Meet of Champions- 3rd place 2012