Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom
Two Illini set personal bests on Saturday
Illini to compete at LSU; Jesse Owens and Mt. SAC
Four Illini crack school's top-10 in events
Illini will bring full squad to meet in Tempe, Ariz.
2014 Track and Field
Indoor: Placed fourth in the 60m hurdles with a season-best time of 8.30 at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Member of the 4x400m relay team that placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships ... Competed in two events at the Illini Classic, placing second in the 60m hurdles and fourth in the 400m.
2013 Track and Field
Indoor: Competed in the 60m hurdles and 200m at the Big Ten Championships, finishing third in the 60m hurdles and setting the ninth fastest time in school history in the prelims (8.25) ... Set a season best 60m time of 7.81 in the prelims of the Illini Classic ... Was part of the winning 4x400m relay team at the SPIRE Invitational ... Won the 60m H title at the Illini Classic.
2012 Track and Field
Indoor: Big Ten point scorer in the 60m hurdles, finishing fifth at the Big Ten Championships and setting a career-best time of 8.28 ... Recorded six top-five finishes, including runner-up in the 60m at the Illini Classic and Mark Colligan Memorial Invite ... Set personal bests in the 60m (7.78) at the Illini Open and 200m (24.17) at the Big Ten Championships.
High School: Claimed second in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2010 Texas 5A State Championships with a time of 13.85 and third in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 42.65 ... Finished second in both the 100-meter hurdles (13.94) and the 300-meter hurdles (42.23) at the 2010 Texas 5A Region II Championships ... Won both the 100 hurdles (13.96) and the 300 hurdles (43.77) at the 2010 District 10-5A Meet ... Named First Team HSGame Time's 2010 All-Area Track and Field.
Personal: Daughter of Bridget and Sunday Ejesieme ... Born May 20, 1992 ... Majoring in Integrative Biology.
Ejesieme's Personal Bests
updated July 2014