Men's Track


Azeez Shogbuyi
Azeez Shogbuyi

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young HS

Event:
Sprints / Jumps

Birthdate:
10/09/1987

AT ILLINOIS

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Ran season-best 11.05 in the 100m in placing fifth at the SEMOtion Relays ... Leaped personal-best 22-1 1/2 in the long jump in placing fifth at the SIU Spring Classic ... Member of 4x100m relay that took fifth at the Kansas Relays. Indoor: Competed in the long jump at the Big Ten Championships with personal-best distance of 22-5 1/4 ... Ran season-best 7.06 in the 60m at the EIU Friday Night Special ... Was fifth in the long jump at the EIU Friday Night Special.

2007 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 100m at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran a personal-best 10.95 in the 100m at the Illinois Invite ... Marked a season-best 21-11 1/2 in the long jump at the SIU Spring Classic. Indoor: Ran a personal-best 6.96 in the 60m in placing third at the Illinois Invitational ... Leaped a season-best 21-8 3/4 in the long jump at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational.

High School
All-State honoree in the 100m in 2006, also competing in the long jump ... Took second in both the 100m and 200m at the 2006 City Championships.

Personal
Born Oct. 9, 1987 ... Son of Muyi Shogbuyi and Mabel Daudu ... Has two siblings, Ameenat and Yinka ... Enrolled in the general curriculum.

Shogbuyi's Personal Bests
60m (Indoor): 6.96
100m (Outdoor): 10.95
Long Jump (Indoor): 22-5 1/4 (6.85m)
Long Jump (Outdoor): 22-1 1/2 (6.74m)

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