Nia Akins

Nia Akins

August 25, 2023

Athing Mu Survives Scare and Qualifies For 2023 World Championship Final

For the first time as a pro, Athing Mu didn't cross the finish line first in an 800 tonight but she still impressed us greatly. All 3 Americans will be in the final as well Moraa, Hodgkinson and Reekie.
July 10, 2023

Blue Blood & New Blood in 800 as Bryce Hoppel & Nia Akins Win 2023 US Titles

Hoppel repeated while Akins made her first team in style. Ajee' Wilson's streak of making teams ended as she finished dead last.
February 19, 2023

Sam Prakel Completes the Double*, Nikki Hiltz, Nia Akins Get First USATF Track Titles

Sam Prakel made the most of USA indoors, 11 new champions were crowned, and Aleia Hobbs ran really fast.
March 11, 2020

2020 NCAA Indoors Women's Mid-D/Distance Preview: Dani Jones Chases Audacious 800/Mile Double

We don't expect her to pull it off as we think Nia Akins will win her first NCAA title in the 800, but if Jones wins just 1 NCAA title she'll join Jenny Simpson and Adam Goucher for the most in CU history. Plus can Whittni Orton win her first in the 3000?
February 19, 2020

WTW: USA Indoors By the Numbers, Cheptegei is Sublime, Kamworor's Mysterious Loss, Praise for Nia Akins and Shoes

Jam packed action on the roads, the turf, and the indoor oval.
June 08, 2019

Texas A&M's Jazmine Fray wins coveted 1st NCAA title in her last race, goes wire to wire and wins 800 in 2:01:31

After many disappointing performances at NCAAs, the NCAA indoor record holder finally got it all right as a senior.