Basil Okoroike
Basil  Okoroike

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gold River, Calif.

High School:
Rio Americano '12

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 181

Event:
Jumps

Major:
Human Development


05/27/2017

Relay, Okoroike highlight final day in Austin

Bunch, McGee, Davis, Adolphus tie school 4x100 record

05/26/2017

Goins, Beattie punch tickets to NCAA Championships

Both advancers previously won Big West Conference titles in their respective events

05/24/2017

Aggie NCAA prelim squad heads to Austin

Top placers will advance to national finals at Oregon (June 7-10)

05/18/2017

Fifteen Aggies to compete at NCAA track prelims

Okoroike (triple jump) and Redick (400 hurdles) make third career NCAA postseason appearances

05/13/2017

Clancy, Goins defend Big West titles

UC Davis adds four individual champs, women place second in team standings

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
 Triple Jump  15.78m (51' 9.25")  NCAA West Regionals  5/25 - 5/27/17
 Long Jump  7.14m (23' 5.25")  Big West Track & Field Championships  5/13 - 5/14/16
 100m  10.60  Causeway Classic Dual Meet  5/2/14
 200m  22.05  Causeway Classic Dual Meet  5/2/14


2017:
BIG WEST CHAMPION in the triple jump (51-7)...  First ever in school history... Finished 13th at NCAA West Regionals in a lifetime best of 51-9.25 to miss nationals by one place... His mark moved him to No.2 all-time on the UC Davis record book... Broke the 50 feet barrier at Causeway Classic (51-3) and Aggie Open (50-75)... Won the event at the American River Invitational (49-3.5)... Claimed victory in the 100 at Aggie Open (11.02) and Mondo Team Challenge (10.62w)... Team Captain for the Aggies.

2016:
NCAA West Regional qualifier in the triple jump... Placed fifth in the triple jump (49-0.25), sixth in the long jump (23-5.25), and anchored the sixth place 4x100 relay at Big West Championships...  Hit triple jump PR of 49-10 to place first at Mondo Team Challenge... Also won Woody Wilson Classic... Scored big points at Causeway Classic, winning the triple jump and long jump, to help the Aggies defeat Sac State... Posted season best of 10.77 in the 100.

2015:
Redshirted.

2014:
Enjoyed breakout sophomore season competing in both jumps and sprints... Anchored the Big West Champion and school record breaking 4x100 relay team... Placed 4th at Big West Championships in triple jump with a big PR of 49-5... Qualified for NCAA West Regionals... Helped the Aggie men win their first ever Causeway Classic title by winning the triple jump (49-0.5) and hitting PRs in the 100 (10.60) and the 200 (22.05)... Improved long jump PR to 21-6.75 at Cal Opener.

2013: 
Competed in six meets for the Aggies... Finished 8th in triple jump at Big West Championships (46-9.5)... Achieved season best of 47-0.25 at Hornet Invitational, placing 8th... Also long jumped 21-0 at Stanford Opener.

RIO AMERICANO HS '12
: All-Capital Athletic League performer in both football and track... Placed 10th in triple jump (46-10.75) at CIF state championships as a senior... Advanced after capturing Sac-Joaquin Section title with PR of 47-5, then finishing 2nd at SJS Masters (47-4.5)... Previously competed at Masters meet as a freshman and sophomore, placing 19th both years... Also won CAL championship and placed 6th at sections in long jump in 2012... Hit prep PR of 22-3 at Sacramento MOC... Won three All-CAL awards as a running back and cornerback... Scored 24 touchdowns in final two seasons.

PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior... Parents are Simeon & Cynthia Okoroike... Nicknamed "Ike," a diminutive of his middle name Ikechukwu... Note to announcers: name is pronounced "bah-SILL oh-koh-REE-kay."