Hackley Student Excels in Three Sports

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Elijah-Ngbokoli---PAGE-18Elijah Ngbokoli is a three-sport athlete at The Hackley School and captain of the wrestling, football, and track teams. On the wrestling mat, Ngbokoli is a three-time Ivy Prep Champ and three-time Independent Schools State Champion. He was an integral piece to winning the Ivy League team title his freshman year, a first for Hackley in 40 years. On the gridiron, he was selected as 1st Team All-State Class B and was chosen as the Golden Dozen Scholarship Winner this year. Meanwhile, on the track and field squad, Ngbokoli was a member of the 4×100 and 4×200 meter State and League Champion relay teams as a freshman when both teams set school records. In his sophomore year, he was the Ivy League and State Champion in the 100 meter, 200 meter and as a member of the 4×100 meter relay team. As a junior, he was the champion at the Red Raider relays in the 100, 200 and 4×100.  He was the Independent School State Champion in the 100 meters, 200 meters and 4×100 meter relay. Additionally, last year he was the Division 2 State champion in the 100 meters and 4×100 relay. He has been the anchor leg since his sophomore year and has been on more record breaking teams than other student in Hackley’s history.

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