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    Mobolaji Adeokun
    Mobolaji Adeokun
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Lanham, Maryland

    High School:
    Duval High School

    Height:
    5-4

    Event:
    Sprint/ Jumps

    Birthdate:
    01/14/1994

    I/O Eligibility:
    SO/SO

    04/20/2013

    Six Illini Finish in Top-Five at LSU

    Two Illini set personal bests on Saturday

    04/06/2013

    Ashley Spencer Wins Two Events at ASU

    Four Illini crack school's top-10 in events

    04/03/2013

    #16 Illini Face Loaded Field at Sun Angel Track Classic

    Illini will bring full squad to meet in Tempe, Ariz.

    03/29/2013

    Richartz Comes Close to PR at Texas Relays

    Illini advance two relays and one individual to finals tomorrow

    03/28/2013

    Squads Head to Three Different Meets This Weekend

    Majority heads to Texas; small distance crew to California; some to SIU

    AT ILLINOIS

    2013 Track and Field
    Outdoor:Was part of the Big Ten Championship squad, competing in the 100m hurdles ... Set a personal best 100m hurdle time of 14.30 at the Sun Angel Classic ... Also ran the 100m and 200m during the season.

    Indoor: Part of Big Ten Championship team, first team crown since 1996 season ... Competed in the 60m hurdles and long jump at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a personal best long jump mark of 5.54 at the conference meet ... Also competed at the SPIRE Invitational.

    High School
    2012 Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... Placed first in 100m, 100m hurdles, long jump, and 200m at 2012 Maryland state championships ... Ran second all-time time for Maryland state finals in 100m hurdles (13.75) ... Graduated in top 5% of graduating class.

    Personal
    Daughter of Victor and Yetunde Adeokun ... Born Jan. 14, 1994 ... Has two siblings, Ade and Kay ... Hobbies include running, reading, and singing ... Her biggest thrill in sports in the adrenalin rush ... Her favorite athlete is Sanya Richards-Ross ... Plans to go to graduate school and continue running after graduation.

    Adeokun's Personal Bests

    Outdoor
    100m: 12.29 - Sun Angel Classic (4/6/13)
    200m: 25.66 - LSU Alumni Gold (4/20/13)
    100m H: 14.30 - Sun Angel Classic (4/6/13)

    Indoor
    60m: 7.76 - Illini Open (1/1/14)
    60m H: 8.64 - Rod McCravy Memorial (1/25/14)
    200m: 25.67 - Meyo Invitational (2/8/14)
    Long Jump: 18-2 ¼ (5.54m) - Big Ten Championships (2/23/13)

    Updated March 2014

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