Track & Field

Omo Tseumah

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Huntley, Ill.

High School:
Huntley

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
JR/JR

Omo  Tseumah

01/28/2015

Marquette Travels to Jack Johnson Invitational

MU looks to build on recent success at Minnesota

07/24/2014

Men's and Women's Track & Field Honored by USTFCCCA

Three MU student-athletes earned individual recognition

01/28/2014

Tseumah is BIG EAST Women's Field Athlete of the Week

Freshman has the best high jump mark in the BIG EAST by over two inches

04/04/2014

Marquette Duals Featured Performer - Omo Tseumah

GoMarquette.com highlights freshman high jumper Omo Tseumah at the Marquette Duals on April 4, 2014.

02/20/2014

Rogers, Koeck, Schuh and Tseumah

Personal Bests (as of June 2015):

Indoor-
High Jump: 5-8.75/1.75 meters (No. 3 all-time at MU/Freshman Record)

Outdoor-
High Jump
: 5-8.00/1.73 meters (No. 5 all-time at MU/Freshman Record)


2014-15:
All-BIG EAST (indoor and outdoor high jump)
Indoor (So.): Competed solely in the high jump during indoor sophomore season ... Took third place at the BIG EAST Championships in the high jump with a leap of 1.65 meters (5-5 feet) ... Turned in a pair of victories at the John Tierney Triangular and Panther TuneUp - latter was a season-best jump of 1.69 meters (5-6.5 feet).

Outdoor (So.): Competed in the high jump and 200-meter dash during outdoor sophomore season ... Earned All-BIG EAST honors for the second time at the BIG EAST outdoor championships with identical jump from indoor season and also placed third ... Registered one outdoor win in a dual against UW-Milwaukee with a jump of 1.63 meters (5-4.5 feet).

2013-14:

Marquette Women's Track & Field Freshman of the Year
BIG EAST Indoor Champion (high jump)
All-BIG EAST (indoor and outdoor high jump)
BIG EAST All-Academic
USTFCCCA All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the high jump during the 2013-14 indoor campaign... Placed first at the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 22) in the women's high jump with a heightof 1.75 meters (5 feet, 8.75 inches), a mark which was an MUfreshman recordandNo. 3 on the program's all-time list... Placed first in five out of the six meets she competed in during the indoor season... Recorded a fourth-place finish at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7) with a height of 1.69 meters (5 feet, 6.50 inches).
Outdoor (Fr.): Set the MU freshman record in the high jump with a height of 1.73 meters (5 feet, 8 inches) at the USF Invitational on March 14, a mark that placedher fifth in program history... Tseumah racked up first-place finishes in the high jump at the Gregory Invitational (May 16), the Marquette Duals (April 4), and the Benedictine Twilight (April 25) ... Finished as BIG EAST Conference runner-up with a height of 1.70 meters (5 feet, 7 inches).

High School: Tseumah is a four-year letter winner in track and field at Huntley High School ... Won the IHSA Girls Class 3A State Championship in the high jump as a senior in 2013 with a height of 5 feet, 8 inches ... Set a school record with a high jump of 5 feet, 8 inches as a freshman ... Earned all-conference and all-state honors in the high jump and finished second in the event at the IHSA Girls Class 3A State Championships with a leap of 5 feet, 6 inches as a junior in 2012 ... Named the Field MVP for her track and field team as both a junior and senior ... Helped Huntley to four consecutive second-place conference finishes ... Also earned three letters in basketball.

Personal: Born in Evanston, Ill., to Cardelia Tseumah ... Second oldest of four children... Majors in finance.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2015-
High Jump: 3rd (5-5/1.65 meters)
2014-
High Jump: 1st (5-8.75/1.75 meters)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2015-
High Jump: 3rd (5-5/1.65 meters)
2014-
High Jump: 2nd (5-7/1.70 meters)

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