MINERS

Oludamola Osayomi
 Oludamola Osayomi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ekiti, Nigeria

High School:
Christ's Girls School Ado-Ekiti

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Miner Nuggets: The 2006 USTFCCCA Mountain Region's Freshman of the Year during the outdoor season ... school record holder in the indoor 60 (7.42) and ranks seventh in the indoor 200 (24.48) ... holds the school record in the outdoor 100 (11.13w) and is second in the outdoor 200 (23.16w) ... ranked 61st in the world during the 2006 season in the 100.

2006 (Freshman): Outdoor: USTFCCA Mountain Region's Freshman of the Year ... advanced to the semifinals of the 100 and 200 at the NCAA Championships in Sacramento, Calif. ... fourth in the 100 (11.13) and sixth in the 200 (23.47) at the NCAA Midwest Regional on May 27 ... also ran in the prelims of the 400 relay at the regional meet ... C-USA runner-up in the 100 (11.13) and 200 (23.16), as well as finishing third in the 400 relay (45.55) ... set the school record in the finals of the 100 at the conference meet ... fourth in the special final of the 100 (11.90, w:-3.7) at the Drake Relays on April 29 ... also ran in the prelims of the 400 relay at the Drake Relays ... second in the 100 (11.32), third in the 200 (23.56) and third as part of the 400 relay (45.50) ... helped UTEP to a fifth-place finish in the 1600 sprint medley relay (3:50.49) at the Texas Relays on April 7 ... competed in the prelims of the 100 (11.72) at the Texas Relays ... meet champion in the 100 (11.54) and second as part of the 400 relay (45.84) at the Springtime Invitational on April 1. Indoor: C-USA champion in the 60 (7.44) and fifth in the 200 (24.79) ... took the silver in the 60 (7.45) at the ISU Classic on Feb. 11 ... fifth in the 60 (7.50) and sixth in the 200 (24.56) at the Husker Invitational on Feb. 4 ... set the school record in the 60 in the prelims at the Husker Invitational, running 7.42 on Feb. 3 ... ran a season-best 24.48 to take sixth in the 200 and was fifth with a time of 7.44 in the 60 at the Lobo Invitational on Jan. 21.

Before UTEP: Ran the third leg of the Nigerian 400 relay which finished seventh at the 2005 IAAF World Championships (43.25) ... placed second in the 200 (PR 23.87) and fourth in the 100 (11.57) at the 2005 Nigerian National Championships ... runner up in the 100, running 11.36 at the 2004 Nigerian National Championships ... crossed in a personal best 11.34 in the prelims of the 2004 national championships ... took fourth in the 100 at the 2004 African Championships with at time of 11.51 ... competed in 200 at the 2003 All-African Games ... advanced to the semifinals of the 100 and 200 at the 2003 IAAF World Youth Championships in Sherbrooke, Quebec ... 2003 Nigerian junior champion in the 200 (24.26) and runner-up in the 100 (11.88).

Personal: Full name is Oludamola Osayomi Osayomi ... majoring in business administration ... daugher of Adedayo and Victoria Osayomi ... has four brothers (Femi, Tunde, Lare, Tope) ... born June 26, 1986 in Ilesha, Nigeria.

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