Kosi Umerah - Women's Track and Field - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Kosi Umerah Season 2023-24


Class Sophomore
Event Throws
Hometown Macon, Ga.
High School IMG Academy
Major Undeclared

Career Results

Student-Athlete Highlights
• One program all-time top 10 mark

Academic Honors
• 2022-23 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

In the Record Books
• Second in Vanderbilt history in the weight throw (65′ 2.25/19.87m)

As a Freshman (2023)
• Reset the school record in the weight throw (19.87 m) at four consecutive indoor meets
• Top-ranked freshman and 12th overall in the SEC in the weight throw after the indoor season
• 13th in the weight throw (19.18m) at the SEC Indoor Championships
• Third in the weight throw (19.87m) at the Music City Challenge
• Third in the weight throw (19.02m) at the Vanderbilt Invitational

The Umerah File
Kosi Umerah was a lettterwinner at IMG Academy and owns prep-best marks of 18 meters in the weight throw, 50.9 meters in the hammer throw and 40.03 meters in the discus. A two-time All-American, she was the weight throw champion at the New Balance Indoor Nationals and placed fourth in the hammer throw at the Nike Outdoor Nationals. As a senior, she garnered high honors, earned the Ascenders Award and was named the Most Outstanding Field Athlete. Umerah was among the first female national champions on the IMG Academy track and field team. Academically, she was a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society.

Kosi is the daughter of Emeka and Anayo Umerah. She has two siblings, Ify and Tobe. Her brother, Tobe, played football at Stanford.

Instagram: @k0sign_