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NU Track and Field BIO
Oladapo Akinmoladun
Player Profile:
Oladapo Akinmoladun 806703
Position: Hurdles
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Grandview, Mo.
High School: Grandview
Major: Microbiology
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Personal Bests
Indoor
60m: 6.97 (1/19/13)
60m Hurdles: 7.61 (3/1/14)
Outdoor
100m: 11.03 (4/9/16)
110m Hurdles: 13.84 (4/5/14)
200m Hurdles: 22.40 (3/26/16)

NCAA Championships
2016 (I): 60m Hurdles - 7.76p/7.77 (5th)
2015 (I): 60m Hurdles - 7.77p/7.80 (7th)
2014 (I): 60m Hurdles - 7.70 (9th)
2013 (I): 60m Hurdles - 7.84 (14th)

Big Ten Championships
2016 (I): 60m Hurdles - 7.71 (2nd)
2015 (O): 110m Hurdles - 13.91 (8th)
2015 (I): 60m Hurdles - 7.72 (1st)
2014: (I): 60m Hurdles - 7.61 (1st)
2013 (O): 110m Hurdles - 14.22 (6th)
2013 (I): 60m Hurdles - FS (DNF)

Honors
All-America First Team (60m Hurdles - 2016 Indoor, 2015 Indoor)
All-America Second Team (60m Hurdles - 2014 Indoor, 2013 Indoor)
Big Ten Champion (60m Hurdles - 2015 Indoor, 2014 Indoor)
All-Big Ten First Team (60m Hurdles - 2015 Indoor, 2014 Indoor)
All-Big Ten Second Team (60m Hurdles - 2016 Indoor)
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015)
Academic All-Big Ten (2014, 2015, 2016)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015; Spring 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2016)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016)

2016 (Senior/Junior)
Indoor: Finished second at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 60-meter hurdles...posted a season-best time of 7.71 in the prelims at the Big Ten meet...qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships for the fourth straight year...finished fifth at the NCAA Indoor Championships to receive first-team All-America honors for the second straight season...posted a time of 7.76 in the prelims and 7.77 in the finals.

Outdoor: Finished seventh in the 110m hurdles at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a time of 14.37...set his season-best 110m hurdles time of 14.22 in the prelims at the Big Ten meet...posted a personal best of 22.40 in the 200m and 11.03 in the 100m.

2015 (Junior/Sophomore)
Indoor: Defended his 60m hurdles title at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a season-best and winning time of 7.72...achieved first-team All-America honors with a 7.80 time at the NCAA Indoor Championships to finish seventh...also a first-team All-Big Ten honoree...won four event titles throughout the season at the Holiday Inn Invitational, Mark Colligan Memorial, Nebraska Tune-Up and Big Ten Indoor Championships...participated once in the 60m, running a 7.05 at the Holiday Inn Invitational.

Outdoor: Placed eighth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 110m hurdles (13.91)...ran his season-best 13.88 in the 110m hurdle prelims at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships...finished 25th at the NCAA West Prelims in the 110m hurdles (wind-aided 14.01)...competed in seven outdoor meets including action in the 110m hurdles, 4x110m shuttle hurdle relay and 4x100 relay...won the 4x110m shuttle hurdle relay at the Drake Relays with a school-record 56.28.

2014 (Sophomore/Redshirt)
Indoor: Set the Nebraska school record, Big Ten Indoor Championships meet record and the SPIRE Institute mark in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.61 to take home the title at the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Championships and earn first-team All-Big Ten honors...finished fourth in his heat and ninth overall with a time of 7.70 to just finish outside of the final of the 60-meter hurdles at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships to earn second-team All-America honors...recorded a time of 7.71 in the 60-meter hurdles to take first-place honors at the New Mexico Invitational...amassed three more victories in the 60-meter hurdles at the Holiday Inn Invitational, the Mark Colligan Memorial and the Iowa State Classic...ran a season-best time of 6.99 in the 60-meter prelims at the NWU Invitational en route to finishing runner-up.

Outdoor: Redshirted...competing unattached, ran a personal-best 13.84 in the 110-meter hurdles at the Arkansas Spring Invite...was an academic All-Big Ten selection, a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team member and a Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection both semesters.

2013 (Freshman)
Produced a strong indoor season for the Huskers to start his career at Nebraska...finished 14th in the 60-meter hurdles at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships, recording a time of 7.84 and earning second-team All-America honors...posted a time of 7.75 in the preliminaries of the 60-meter hurdles at the 2013 Big Ten Indoor Championships...moved up to third all-time at Nebraska in the 60-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 7.74 at the Iowa State Qualifier on March 2...recorded a sixth-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in Columbus, Ohio with a time of 14.22...earned a season and team-best mark of 14.17 in the 110-meter hurdles at the NCAA West Prelims...notched a personal-best mark of 6.97 in the 60 meters at the adidas Classic on Jan. 19...opened the season with a time of 7.83 in the 60-meter hurdles...shined at the Nebraska Outdoor Invite with a first-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles, crossing the line in 14.25...earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters.

Before Nebraska (Grandview)
Joined the Huskers from Grandview High School in Grandview, Mo...set an indoor personal best of 7.07 in the 60-meter hurdles and an outdoor personal best of 13.56 in the 110-meter hurdles...earned the 2012 Missouri Class 3 State Championship in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.56, also earned the 300-meter hurdle state championship with a time of 37.34 and finished fifth in the 200 meters (22.41)...was named the 2012 Missouri Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year...two-time first-team all-state honoree and set a state record in the 110-meter hurdles at the Kansas Relays with a time of 13.75...his time of 13.56 in the 110-meter hurdles ranked as the nation’s No. 5 performance among prep competitors in 2012...finished second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.13 at the 2011 Missouri State Track and Field Championships, finishing second...was named the 2011 Class 3 Missouri state champion in the 300-meter hurdles after finishing with a personal-best time of 38.51...also competed in the triple jump at the 2011 state championships (42-7 1/2)... posted a personal-best leap of 47-4 3/4 in the triple jump...helped his 4x200 relay team to a second-place finish at the 2011 state championships...also helped Grandview High School to the 2012 and 2011 Class 3 Boys Missouri state team title.

Personal
Born Feb. 28, 1994...parents are Olu and Caroline...majoring in nutrition, exercise and health science/microbiology.

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