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


05/18/2017

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

05/12/2017

Beattie wins Big West title with record jump

UC Davis opens action at conference championships

04/27/2017

Track & field heads to Cal's Brutus Hamilton meet

Aggies compete at legendary Edwards Stadium

04/20/2017

UC Davis hosts 12th Causeway Classic dual

Aggies and Hornets square off at 2 p.m. with running events beginning at 5 p.m.

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
 Triple Jump  15.72m (51' 7")  Big West Track & Field Championships  5/12 - 5/13/17
 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


2016:
Placed 5th in triple jump (49-0.25), 6th in long jump (23-5.25), and anchored 6th place 4x100 relay at Big West Championships... Posted 26th place finish at NCAA West Regionals... Hit triple jump PR of 49-10 to place 1st 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."