Track & Field

Adeola Giwa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Xavier

Event:
Decathalon

Experience:
SR

Adeola Giwa

2006-07: At the Tadd Metzger Invitational finished the 55m dash in 6.82... At the BIG EAST Indoor Championships came in thirteenth in the heptathlon with 3,901 points... Finished the 200m dash in 24.31 at the Carthage College D1 Invitational... During the outdoor season, competed for the first time in the shot put (34-2.75) at the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational and the high jump (5-10) at the Gregory Invitational...

2005-06: Placed 13th in the heptathlon with a score of 4,085 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship ... Ranked fifth in the heptathlon at the UNI Invite with a score of 3,574 ... Set indoor season-best marks in the 55m (6.6), 55m hurdles (8.78), 60m (7.26), 60m hurdles (9.55), 200m (23.7), long jump (19-8.25), high jump (5-8.75), pole vault (9-6.25) and shot put (36-0.5) ... Registered a sixth-place finish in the decathlon with a score of 4,849 at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... Placed fifth in the javelin at the Iowa Musco Twilight with a toss of 99-4 ... Recorded outdoor season-bests in the 100m (11.41), 100m hurdles (17.16) and long jump (20-2.25).

2004-05: Participated in the sprints and long jump events in his freshman season ... Recorded a seventh-place finish in the 200m at the Pacesetter Invite with a season best time of 23.01 ... Ran a consistent 11.38 time in the 100m on three separate occasions ... Recorded a season-best mark in the long jump at the Redbird Invitational finishing in 11th place ... Tallied three, top-eight finishes in indoor events including a second-place finish in the 55m at the Pepsi Challenge ... Recorded season best indoor marks in the 60m race (7.19) and long jump (19-9.50).

High School: Personal best in the 100m is 11.0 ... Personal best in 200m is 22.8 ... Also competed in the Long Jump and Triple Jump ... Earned team MVP honors for indoor and for outdoor season as a junior ... Established school records in 300m (39.6) and 100m (11.0) ... Lettered in track and field three years and cross country three years ... Coached as a Knight by Pat Dormer.

Personal: Son of Bolaji and Tina Giwa ... Born on March 25, 1986 ... Has two siblings, Adebola and Ademola.

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