Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim
Seven members of the Golden Gopher women's track & field team have earned All-Big Ten Conference honors
Emerald Egwim won the 400m to lead the Golden Gophers on day three of the Big Ten Championship Sunday
Minnesota remains in the lead after the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championship
Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one
2017 Season - Indoor: Competed in weight throw at six meets • recorded a career-best throw of 19.34m (63-05.50) to place third at the Parents Day Invite and move into eighth among all-time Gophers • placed 14th in weight throw (17.63m, 57-10.25) at the Big Ten Championship.
2016 Season - Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at six meets • recorded a career-best throw of 16.23m (53-03.00) to place eighth in the weight throw at the Minnesota Open.
2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the hammer throw at six meets • placed 10th in the hammer throw with a career-best throw of 52.58m (172-06) at the Rock Chalk Classic.
2015 Season: Competed unattached during both the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Park High School • two-time all-state honoree • four-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree • academic all-state honoree • finished third in the 400m at the Minnesota Class AA state championships as a sophomore • four-year letterwinner in soccer, basketball and track & field • earned all-state honors in soccer and all-conference honors in both soccer and basketball.
Personal: Born February 29, 1996 • daughter of Christopher and Adenike Ogunrinde • has two siblings, Titi and Tolu • enjoys spending time with friends, listening to Beyonce, eating and reading • intends to study pre-med with a minor in Spanish.
|Ogunrinde's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|Event||Mark (All-Time Rank)||Meet (Date)|
|Shot Put||14.78m, 48-06.00 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)|
|Weight Throw||19.34m, 63-05.50 (AT-8th)||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|Ogunrinde's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Hammer Throw||52.58m, 172-06||Rock Chalk Classic (4/30/16)|
NCAA West Prelim Up Next
Eighteen Gophers are set to represent the Maroon & Gold at the NCAA West Prelim this week.
Eighteen Gophers Advance to NCAA Prelim
Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim.
Seven Gophers Earn All-B1G Nods
Seven members of the Golden Gopher women's track & field team have earned All-Big Ten Conference honors.