University of Iowa Athletics

Nylah Perry

Class Jr.
Hometown Sicklerville, N.J.
High School Winslow Township
Nylah Perry - Women's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 — Indoor – placed second in 300 meters at Jimmy Grant Invite (38.46)… Outdoor – ran collegiate-best 400-meter hurdles (58.28) at NCAA West Preliminary… that mark ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… placed fifth in 400-meter hurdles at B1G Championships (58.89)… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2022)… letterwinner.

2022 — Indoor – won 300 meters at Jimmy Grant Invite with a team-leading 39.22… Outdoor – ran season-best 400-meter hurdles at NCAA West Preliminary (58.72)… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2021 — Indoor – placed fourth in 400 meters at B1G Championships (54.54), running a collegiate-best and team-leading 54.43 in prelims… ran third leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay that placed second at B1G Championships (3:37.92)… placed third in 200 meters at Hawkeye Border Battle (25.05)… Outdoor – did not compete… Dean’s List student (Fall 2020)… USTFCCCA all-academic team member… letterwinner.


High School — won 400 meters at 2020 indoor Meet of Champions (56.19) and placed third in 200 meters at 2019 outdoor state meet (24.73)… set school record at Cherry Hill East HS in 400 meters (55.97)… eight-time all-conference honoree, winning group titles in 200 and 400 meters… named state 400-meter Indoor Athlete of the Year as a senior… helped team to eight state and 15 sectional titles… honor roll student, superintendent award, athlete of the year and student-athlete of the year honoree… National Honor Society member… senior class vice president… member of African-American culture club and volunteer club.

Personal — born April 20, 2002… daughter of Tim Perry and Shelby Perry… her brother, Tim, plays basketball at Drexel… her father, Tim, played college basketball at Temple, and in the NBA for the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and New York Nets… health and human physiology major.

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