June 10, 2014
The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 - August 8), UICFlames.com will rewind and look back on the Top 40 Flames' Moments from 2013-14. Each sport will be featured over ten weeks as we recap the year that was in UIC Athletics.
Team: Men's Outdoor Track
Moment: Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships
Date: May 4, 2014
Location: Youngstown, Ohio at Farmers National Bank Field
Seyi Ogunleye took home top honors in the triple jump at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships with a mark of 14.49 meters. Teammates Richmond Richter and Jordan Banks followed with second and third-place finishes, recording marks of 14.06 meters and 13.83 meters, respectively.
- Ogunleye also finished first in the triple jump at the Butler Invitational (13.73m) and Chicagoland Championships (14.55m).
- Ogunleye was selected as the Horizon League Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week on April 29. He registered a triple jump of 14.03 meters at the Benedictine Twilight. Ogunleye's jump topped a field of 11 competitors.
- In the long jump, Ogunleye placed second at the University of Chicago Invite (6.30m) and the Chicagoland Championships (7.05m).
PREVIOUS TOP MOMENTS
June 2 - Men's Soccer Posts 1-0 Shutout Against #19 Gonzaga
June 3 - Women's Basketball Defeats Wisconsin for Eighth Straight Win
June 5 - Granderson Opens New Stadium at UIC
June 6 - Ehrhardt Wins HL Women's Athlete of the Year
June 9 - Dion Named NCAA Regional Gymnast of the Year