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  Funmi Jimoh
Funmi Jimoh

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Missouri City

High School:
Dulles HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
sprints/hurdles/jumps

Experience:
3L


06/24/2013

Rice Alumnae Jimoh, Ince Post Top 3 Finishes At USATF Championships

Jimoh Qualifies For IAAF World Championships

2007 NCAA Midwest Regional champion (long jump)
2006 NCAA Indoor provisional qualifier (pentathlon)
2006 NCAA Indoor provisional qualifier (long jump)
2005 WAC Champion (Long jump)
2004 WAC High Point Award (outdoors)
2005 NCAA National qualifier (Long jump)
2004 NCAA National qualifier (100 Hurdles)
2003 WAC Champion (100 Hurdles)
2003 WAC Freshman of the Year (outdoors)

Jimoh in Major Meets:
2007 NCAA Regional 1st-Long jump
2007 NCAA Regional 8th-100H
2007 C-USA 2nd-100H
2007 C-USA 2nd-Long jump
2006 USA Outdoors 12th-Long jump
2006 USA Indoor Combined Events 4th-Pentathlon
2006 C-USA Indoor 2nd-Long jump
2006 C-USA Indoor 4th-60H
2006 C-USA Indoor 5th-High jump
2005 NCAA Regional 8th-100 Hurdles
2005 NCAA Regional 8th-Long jump
2005 WAC 1st-Long jump
2005 WAC 3rd-100 Hurdles
2005 WAC Indoor 2nd-Long jump
2005 WAC Indoor 2nd-High jump
2005 WAC Indoor 5th-60 Hurdles
2004 NCAA Regional 4th-100 Hurdles
2004 WAC 2nd-100 Hurdles
2004 WAC 2nd-Long jump
2004 WAC 4th-High jump
2004 WAC Indoor 2nd-60 Hurdles
2004 WAC Indoor 8th-High jump
2003 WAC 1st-100 Hurdles
2003 WAC 8th-High jump
2003 WAC Indoor 4th-High jump
2003 WAC Indoor 4th-60 Hurdles

Personal Bests:
13.42 (2007) 100 Hurdles (13.39w)
6.46/21-2.5 (2007) Long jump
6.62w/21-8.75 (2007) Long jump
5-8.75i (2005) High jump
24.68 (2007) 200 (23.65w, 2006)
3,937 pts. (2006) Pentathlon
5,335 pts. (2007) heptathlon

FIFTH-YEAR SENIOR (2006-07)
Outdoor: Won NCAA Regional title in long jump with a last-attempt 6.35/20-10 leap... Also placed 8th in the 100H at regionals... Second in long jump and 100H at C-USA meet, also ran on Owls' 4x100 that finished fourth... Twice broke school record in heptathlon, and finished sixth at the Texas Relays with a score of 5,335 points... Broke school record in 100H with her 13.42 in the hep 100H, erasing the previous mark set by her coach, Andrea Blackett, in 1997... Won long jump at Cal/Brutus Hamilton meet... Named C-USA athlete of the week after winning TSU Relays LJ and 100H... Had a wind-aided lifetime best of 6.62/21-8.75 to win at TSU.

SENIOR (2005-06)
Outdoor: Redshirted outdoor season... Placed 12th at USA Outdoor Championships, and had a lifetime-best 6.44/21-1.5 effort at TSU April 15.
Indoor: Scored 17 points at C-USA meet... Silver medalist in the long jump, also placed fourth in 60H and fifth in high jump... Fourth at the USA Indoor Combined Events Championships, scoring 3,873 points in the pentathlon... Set PR of 3,937 at Houston Feb. 3... NCAA provisional qualifier in the long jump with a best of 6.17/20-3... Ran a season-best 8.49 for 60H at Chapel Hill March 5.

JUNIOR (2004-05)
Outdoor: WAC champion in long jump at 20-8.5 and also took third in 100 hurdles in 14.15 after qualifying in 14.03... Also started 4x100 relay team that placed runner-up in 44.83 as Owls captured team second-place trophy... Other wind-aided marks included 24.29 in 200 and 13.49 in 100 hurdles at LSU... Regular on Rice 4x100 relay... NCAA regional qualifer in 100 hurdles (eighth in 13.90), long jump (eighth in 20-2.25) and 4x100 (fourth in 44.57)... Competed in NCAA national prelims in 4x100 (45.07) and long jump (19-8)... In 100 hurdles also placed fourth at Drake Relays (13.75) and LSU (13.49w).
Indoor: Led Rice to runner-up finish at WAC championships by placing second in long jump (20-3) and high jump (5-8.75) and running fifth in 60 hurdles (8.84)... Top marks also included 7.44 in 55, 7.72 in 60, 8.22 in 55 hurdles, 8.53 in 60 hurdles.

SOPHOMORE (2003-04)
Outdoor: Broke the Rice record in the 100 hurdles with 13.42 in the prelims of the NCAA national championship in Austin... Earned the high point award to lead the Owls to the WAC team title with 24.5 points... Placed second in the 100 hurdles at the WAC championships and fourth at the NCAA regional meet... Took second in the long jump at the WAC championships with a leap of 20-1.75 and was fourth in the high jump, clearing 5-8... Qualified for NCAA regional in the long jump... Started Rice's 4x100 relay that placed fourth at the regional meet and advanced to the NCAA championships.
Indoor: Took second in the 60 hurdles at the WAC championships with 8.42... Also placed eighth in the high jump at WAC with clearance of 5-6.

FRESHMAN (2002-03)
Outdoor: WAC outdoor freshman of the year after winning league title in 100 hurdles and qualifing for the NCAA regional meet with 13.75... Tied for eighth in the high jump at the WAC championships, clearing 5-5.
Indoor: Improved her 60 hurdle time throughout the indoor season... Recorded a season-best 8.61 in WAC prelims and finish fourth in the final in Boise, Idaho... Also ran the 200 and competed in the high jump and long jump... Notched a season-best 25.05 in the 200 at the WAC meet... Best high jump was 5-6.5 in a fourth-place finish at the WAC championships... Top long jump mark was 17-8.75 at the Iowa State Classic.

PREP/PERSONAL
2002 graduate of Dulles High School in Sugar Land... Ran for coach Cara Henderson and the Vikings... 2002 youth national high jump champion... 2002 USA Junior Olympic high jump champion... Maintained 3.7 GPA.
Personal - Full Name: Funmilayo Kemi Jimoh... Born: May 29, 1984, at Seattle, Wash.... Parents: Kola and Yemisi Jimoh, Houston (one brother and two sisters)... Rice Majors: philosophy and English... College: Jones.


Funmi Jimoh in long jump at Texas Relays


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