Temi Ogunrinde
Temi  Ogunrinde

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Cottage Grove, Minn.

High School:
Park HS

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
02/29/1996

Experience:
1 Letter


09/14/2017

Gophers Name 2018 Captains

Madeline Strandemo, Temi Ogunrinde, Titania Markland, and Emma Spagnola will captain the Gophers this season

06/28/2017

Walking on to Greatness: Temi Ogunrinde

Temi Ogunrinde came to the University of Minnesota as a sprinter and ended the 2017 season as the Big Ten hammer throw champion

06/12/2017

Duo Named All-Americans

The USTFCCCA handed out the 2017 All-American awards following the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship

06/10/2017

Strandemo Earns Top-10 Finish in NCAA Debut

Madeline Strandemo placed ninth in the 3,000m steeplechase in her first NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship appearance Saturday

06/08/2017

Strandemo Advances to NCAA Final

Madeline Strandemo earned her place in Saturday's 3,000m steeplechase NCAA final on Thursday night in Eugene, Ore.

06/09/2017

NCAA Championship Women's Day One

Photos of the Gophers competing at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championship. Photos by Becky Miller.

05/12/2017

05.12.17 Women's Track at Big Tens

05.12.17 Women's Track at Big Tens

06/09/2015

Temi Ogunrinde

Photos of track and field student athlete Temi Ogunrinde.

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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.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Named All-Big Ten First Team in hammer throw • named University of Minnesota Big Ten's Outstanding Sportsmanship Award recipient, USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in hammer throw, placing eighth with a Minnesota program record throw of 64.01m (210-00) to advance to the NCAA Championship • placed 18th at the NCAA Championship with a throw of 60.75m (199-03) • Big Ten hammer throw champion with a then-career best throw of 61.44m (201-07) • competed in hammer throw at nine meets, winning titles at the Big Ten Championship and Kansas Relays.

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 • Entrepreneurial Management major.

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 (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Hammer Throw 64.01m, 210-00 (1st) NCAA West Prelim (5/25/17)

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