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 Felix Obi
Felix Obi
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Franklin HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Jumps

Experience:
HS

03/19/2014

Track And Field Opens Outdoor Season At TCU Invitational

Bears begin 12-meet outdoor schedule in Fort Worth.

03/15/2014

Obi Wins NCAA Indoor Triple Jump Crown

Sophomore sets school record while winning BU's first indoor title since 2009.

03/14/2014

McReynolds Makes Final At NCAA Indoor Championships

Senior has made 60-hurdle finals in four straight seasons.

03/13/2014

Track And Field Preps For NCAA Indoor Championships

Bears have five athletes representing in Albuquerque, N.M.

03/05/2014

Track And Field Places Four Into NCAA Indoor Championships

Quartet of Bears slated to compete in Albuquerque, N.M. on March 14-15.

05/05/2013

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

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• 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 Champion Indoors (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

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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