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    Azeez Shogbuyi
    Azeez Shogbuyi
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Whitney Young

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 155

    Event:
    Sprints and Jumps

    I/O Eligibility:
    SR/SR

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    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Placed sixth in the 200m at SEC/Big Ten Challenge, giving him a personal-best...Ran in the Big Ten Championship Prelims in the 100m and 200m...Helped the 4x100m relay team beat the school record with a 38.72 at the NCAA Championships...Also helped the 4x100m relay team place first at Drake Relays and Big Ten Championships

    2010 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Ran the second leg of the 4x100m relay at the NCAA Championships, where the squad timed 40.22 in the semifinal ... Competed in the prelims of the 100m and 200m at the Big Ten Championships ... Also ran on the 4x100m relay which placed second at the conference meet for the second-consecutive year ... Part of the 4x100m relay that timed the fourth-fastest mark in school history of 39.76 in its third-place finish at the Drake Relays ... Notched a personal-best 100m time of 10.68 at the Pepsi Invitational ... Turned in a personal-best 200m time of 21.74 at the Iowa Invitational.

    Indoor: Missed the majority of the season due to injury after competing in the first two meets of the year ... Posted a personal-best 60m time of 6.85 in his victory at the Iowa Dual ... Also won the long jump at the Iowa Dual with a leap of 22-6 ½ (6.87m) ... Suffered the injury in the finals of the 60m dash at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic.

    2009 Track & Field
    Outdoor: Ran on 4x100m relay team that competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional (41.53), and took second place at the Big Ten Championships (40.63) ... Ran on 4x100m relay teams that won titles at the Morgan State Legacy Meet (40.76) and the Illinois Invitational (40.74) ... Competed in the 100m at the Big Ten Championships, placing sixth with a time of 10.74 ... Ran outdoor personal-best 10.72 at the Spec Towns Invitational, finishing in fourth place ... Took sixth place in the 100m at the Illinois Invitational ... Finished seventh at the Morgan State Legacy Meet ... Also competed in the long jump at the Big Ten Championships, tying for 15th place ... Set outdoor personal-best jump of 22-1 ¾ at the Big Ten Championships ... Took fifth place in the long jump at the Illinois Invitational ... Placed ninth in the long jump at the Big Blue Classic and the Spec Towns Invitational ... Also competed in the 200m at the Illinois Invitational, finishing in 13th place.

    Indoor: Competed in the 60m at the Big Ten Championships, running an indoor season-best 6.87 in prelims ... Took third place at the Iowa Dual, timing 6.97 ... Finished fifth in the 60m at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational ... Also competed in the long jump at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted indoor personal-best jump of 22-11 at the Iowa Dual ... Recorded two first-place finishes in the high jump during the indoor season (Iowa Dual, Carle/Health Alliance Invitational) ... Took seventh place at the EIU Friday Night Special.

    2008 Track & Field
    Outdoor: Ran season-best 11.05 in the 100m in placing fifth at the SEMOtion Relays ... Leaped season-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 season-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 season-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 season-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 ... Majoring in statistics with a minor in Informatics.

    Shogbuyi's Personal Bests
    Outdoor
    100m: 10.59 - Illinois Twilight (4/30/10)
    200m: 21.37 - SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/26/11)
    Long Jump: 22-1 ¾ (6.75m) - Big Ten Championships (5/16/09)

    Indoor
    60m: 6.85 - Carle/Health Alliance Classic (1/23/10)
    Long Jump: 22-11 (6.98m) - Iowa Dual (1/10/09)

    Updated October 2011

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