Bears have successful day, before rain cancels end of meet.
Bears welcome 15 teams to Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium Saturday.
BU hosts first meet at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium Friday.
Bears welcome nine teams for inaugural meet at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium.
Bears qualify three individuals for Saturday finals.
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.