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Felix Obi
 

Felix  Obi

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Franklin HS

Height:
6-2

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
2L

06/12/2015

Bromell Earns Double All-American Honors

Sprinter finishes second in 100, third in 200 meters Friday.

06/11/2015

Johnson Makes NCAA Steeplechase Final

Senior will have chance to earn second-straight All-American honor Saturday.

06/09/2015

Track & Field Set For NCAA Outdoor Championships

Bears represented by 15 student-athletes in 13 events at national site.

05/31/2015

Track & Field Totals 13 Entries For NCAA Championships

Bears get six more entries on final day of regional meet.

05/27/2015

Track & Field Readies For NCAA West Prelims

Bears look to qualify athletes in Austin for NCAA Championships.

04/18/2015

Michael Johnson Classic - 04/18/2015

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04/03/2015

Baylor Invitational 2015

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05/05/2013

Big 12 Track and Field - Finals - 05/05/2013

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• 2014 NCAA Indoor Champion (Triple Jump)
• 2014 Big 12 Indoor Champion (Triple Jump)
• 2014 All-Big 12 Indoors (Long Jump)
• 2014 Big 12 Athlete of the Week (Jan. 29)
• 2013 All-Big 12 Outdoors (Triple Jump)
• 2013 Big 12 Athlete of the Week (April 10)
• 2013 All-American Indoors (Triple Jump)
• 2013 Big 12 Indoor Champion (Triple Jump)
• 2013 All-Big 12 Indoors (Long Jump)
• School Record Holder Outdoors (Triple Jump)
• School Record Holder Indoors (Triple Jump)
• 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2014: Won NCAA Indoor Championships triple jump title with school-record leap of 54-5.25 [16.59m]...Fouled on first attempt of competition and then moved into fourth with second attempt of 52-0 [15.85m]...Posted winning distance on third attempt, which would be last jump of day as knee injury prevented any more jumps...Carded BU's first NCAA indoor title since 2009...Repeated as Big 12 Indoor triple jump champion with a jump of 51-2.25 [15.60m] on second attempt at conference meet...Became one of only four BU men to win back-to-back titles at indoor league meet...Picked up All-Big 12 honors in indoor long jump competition with sixth-place showing with mark of 24-1 [7.34m]...Earned Big 12 Athlete of the Week honors for winning Rod McCravy Memorial triple jump title with then-school-record of 54-2.75 [16.22m]...Placed second at Tyson Invitational three weeks later and broke own school-record again with leap of 53-11.25 [16.44m]...Had season-best long jump of 24-8.25 [7.52m] at Tyson Invitational to be sixth...Did not compete in any outdoor meets due to knee injury suffered during NCAA Indoor Championship.

2013: Garnered All-America accolades by taking sixth in triple jump at NCAA Indoor Championships...Broke indoor triple jump school record for third time with 53-1 [16.18m] leap to win Big 12 Indoor Championships...First BU male athlete to ever win conference triple jump crown...Bettered previous school-record for triple jump in each of six outdoor competitions...Took third in triple jump at Big 12 outdoor meet to earn All-Big 12 honors...Set outdoor triple jump school record with leap of 52-9.25 [16.08m] for fourth at Texas Relays...Won Baylor Quad Invitational and Florida Relays triple jump events...Nabbed Big 12 Male Athlete of the Week honors for performance at Florida Relays...Had season-best outdoor long jump (24-6.25 [7.47m] to be second at Baylor Quad meet...Placed third at Big 12 Indoor meet in long jump with season-best leap of 24-7.75 [7.50m]...Won indoor triple jump title at season-opening Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational...Named to Academic All-Big 12 rookie team...Earned fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll recognition...Placed second in triple jump at USA Junior Championships with mark of 51-6.5 [15.71m]...Took third in event at Pan American Junior Championships with leap of 51-8 [15.75m].

High School: Was undefeated in triple jump during senior season at Franklin High School in El Paso, Texas...Claimed Texas 5-A state title with personal-best leap of 50-11.25...Took fourth at state meet in long jump in senior year...Had personal-record of 23-5.5 in long jump to win district competition...Won district titles in long jump and triple jump as junior...Entered college ranked No. 1 in nation in indoor triple jump...Won long jump and triple at USATF Border Association Junior Olympics, broke 50 feet in triple jump... Won district title and placed fifth in regional as sophomore in 2010...Placed sixth in triple jump at national-level USATF Junior Olympics.

Personal: Full name is Felix Chukwuebuka Obi...Born June 15, 1994 in Tyler, Texas...Parents are Emmanuel and Maryann Obi...Has two sisters and one brother...Majoring in biology.

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