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Top Flames Moment: Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships


Seyi Ogunleye was named Horizon League Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week on April 29
Seyi Ogunleye was named Horizon League Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week on April 29

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.

Final Results
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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

QUICK RECAP
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.

LARGER PICTURE
- 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


 

 

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