Ijeoma Obiorah
Ijeoma Obiorah

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Topeka, Kansas

High School:
Washburn Rural

Event:
Long Jump

Birthdate:
01/30/1986


2006: Won the long jump at the Ohio State Invitational with a personal-best 18' 6-1/2"...also set a personal-best with a 36' 2-3/4" triple jump at the Ohio State Invitational...set outdoor personal record with 18' 10-3/4" long jump at BIG EAST Championships, finishing seventh...won the Early Bird Relays long jump title with a 17' 5-1/4" jump...finished fourth at All-Ohio Outdoor Championships with an 18' 2-1/4" leap...finished third in triple jump at All-Ohio Outdoor Championships with a personal-best 36' 7-3/4".

2005: Posted a season-best 18' 3" long jump at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships, good for fifth place...finished fourth at the Scarlet & Gray Invitational with a season-best 35' 10-3/4" triple jump...was a ninth-place finisher in the triple jump at the All-Ohio Championships (35' 8")...finished fifth in the long jump at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships (17' 9-1/2")...posted a season-best 18' 2-1/4" long jump at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational, placing third...triple jumped a personal-best 35' 10-3/4" to finish fifth at the Early Bird Relays.

Personal: Born Jan. 30, 1986...daughter of Nneka Obiorah.

Academic Major: Business.

Honors: Topcat Scholar (Fall 2004)...Bearcat Scholar (Winter 2006)...Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2004-05).