Ifeatu Okafor named NCAA Woman of Year

Updated: October 22, 2013, 11:30 AM ET

Ifeatu Okafor graduated from Texas Tech in May with five of the top 10 shot put throws in school history, the 2011 Big 12 shot put championship and degrees in exercise sports sciences and human science -- with magna cum laude honors in each.

On Sunday in Indianapolis, she was named the NCAA Woman of the Year.

Okafor, who is currently pursuing her master's at UT-Southwestern, became the first woman from a Big 12 school to win the award in its 23-year history. She was selected ...

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