MU looks to build on recent success at Minnesota
Personal Bests (as of June 2014):
High School: Abdulahi was a four-time letter winner in track and field at Mooseheart High School ... Graduated with the program record in the high jump with a height of 6 feet, 10 inches ... Captured IHSA Boys State A championship in the high jump as a sophomore (6-08) and was the state runner-up as a senior (6-10) ... Won a sectional title in both the long jump and high jump as a junior in 2012 and a senior in 2013 ... Also sectional high jump champion as a sophomore ... Took third in the state finals in the high jump as a freshman, reaching 6 feet, 7 inches ... Held a personal best of 22 feet, 8 inches in the long jump and placed eighth in the event at the state meet as a senior in 2013 ... Was named the Tom Demsey Male Athlete of the Year as a sophomore... Three-year track captain... Jumped for the Aurora Lightning track and field club... Won the 2012 AAU Junior Olympics National Championship in high jump in the men's high jump youth 17-18 event with a height of 6 feet, 8 inches ... Also earned four letters in football at Mooseheart as well as one each in basketball and wrestling.
Personal: Abdulahi was born on Dec. 12, 1993 in Kpetewoma, Sierra Leone to Gassimu and Salimatu Abdulahi ...He is a middle child of seven children ... Has four sisters, Massa, Sude, Manseray and Salimatu, and two brothers, Karidu and Gassimu ... Majors in theatre arts.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships