Track & Field

Omo Tseumah

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Huntley, Ill.

High School:
Huntley

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
FR/FR

Omo Tseumah

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

Head Coach Bert Rogers on Tseumah:
"Omo is a fantastic talent in the high jump and is built for this event. Omo is 6-feet-tall and has great jumping ability. At Huntley High School, Omo won the Illinois state title and has jumped 5-foot-8 many times. With the proper training and approach work, it's my belief that Omo will contribute greatly, not only at the BIG EAST level, but at the national level as well. Omo has the raw talent to become an All-American and I feel that she's going to surprise a lot of people in the next few years. Her goal is to jump 6 feet and I have no reason to believe that Omo won't accomplish that and much more at MU."

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... Plans to major in finance.

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