Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


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

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

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

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 110m hurdles ... Placed eighth in the 100m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Clocked a personal-best time of 13.73 at the Illinois Twilight to place third in the 100m hurdles ... Placed seventh in the 400m hurdles at the Illinois Twilight ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Competed in the 60m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships ... Competed in two events at the Orange & Blue Open, placing second in both the 60m hurdles and the long jump.

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)

100m H: 13.73 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
200m: 25.54 - Tiger Track Classic (4/5/14)
400m H: 1:07.09 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

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 July 2014

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