Okoroike (triple jump) and Redick (400 hurdles) make third career NCAA postseason appearances
UC Davis adds four individual champs, women place second in team standings
UC Davis opens action at conference championships
Aggies compete at legendary Edwards Stadium
Aggies and Hornets square off at 2 p.m. with running events beginning at 5 p.m.
|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.
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."