Track & Field



    Olu Olamigoke  
    Olu Olamigoke

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Stafford, Va.

    High School:
    Mountain View High School

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    09/19/1990


    2011 (JUNIOR): Indoor: Took sixth in the Big Ten in the triple jump ... recorded season-best marks of 15.25m (50-0.5) in the triple jump and 6.95m (22-9.5) in the long jump. Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the triple jump with a PR of 15.64m (51-3.75) ... narrowly missed out on advancing to the national meet with 14th place at the prelims ... took fourth with his PR in the triple jump at Big Tens ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.

    2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Indoor: Earned the first Big Ten Medal of his career with third place at the Big Ten meet in the triple jump, leaping 15.16m (49-8.75) ... posted an NCAA Provisional Qualifying mark in the triple jump against Purdue, leaping 15.48m (50-9.5) for ninth all-time in the IU record books ... posted a career best in the long jump at the Indiana Relays, flying 7.15m (23-5.5). Outdoor: Took fifth at Big Tens in the triple jump, leaping 15.22m (49-11.25) and earning four team points for IU ... advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Round on a leap of 15.62m (51-3) good for ninth all-time in the IU triple jump records ... finished 14th at the East prelims with a mark of 15.54m (50-11.75), finishing just 3.5 inches and two places out of qualifying for the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon ... named Academic All-Big Ten and USTFCCCA All-Academic.

    2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Indoor: Surpassed the seven-meter barrier in the men's long jump, leaping 7.11m (23-4) for the collegiate title at the Indiana Relays ... took third in the triple jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a leap of 14.98m (49-1.75), winning his first career Big Ten Medal. Outdoor: Posted a regional mark at the Alabama Relays of 15.40m (50-6.25) ... won the triple jump crown at the Pepsi Team Invitational and the Indiana Invitational ... won the long jump title at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... took fifth in the triple jump at Big Tens with a jump of 14.91m, earning four points for the Hoosier cause ... took eighth at Big Tens in the long jump, floating 7.02m (23-0.5).

    PREP: Six-time district champion ... three-time regional champion ... named all-state four times ... named Free-Lance Star Athlete of the Year ... two time Washington Post "All-Metropolitan Athlete" ... two-time team MVP ... holds the school records in long jump (24'.50), triple jump (48'10.75) and 300m dash (36.53) ... lettered eight times in track and field, football and cross country.

    PERSONAL: Born September 19, 1990 ... fitness specialist major ... son of Olumide and Mother Florence Olamigoke ... has two older sisters (Lola and Desola) and one older brother (Tomi).

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