Former Red Raider Omo Osaghae wins gold at IAAF World Indoor Championships Sunday
Pair of former Tech athletes qualify for finals at IAAF World Championships
U.S. Champions and former Texas Tech athletes Tori Polk and Omo Osaghae to compete at IAAF World Indoor Championships Friday
Former Red Raider All-American Omo Osaghae wins third U.S. Championship Sunday
Former Lady Raider Tori Polk won the women's long jump title Saturday in Albuquerque
2014 U.S. INDOOR 60H CHAMPION
2010 INDOOR: All-American in the 60M hurdles ... All-Big 12 in the 60M hurdles ... winner of nine races on the season ... set the school record in the 60M hurdles at 7.60 ... continued a streak of five years with a Tech hurdle All-American.
2009 OUTDOOR: The 2009 Big 12 Champion in the 110M hurdles ... all-conference in the 200M ... school record of 13.51 set at the Tech Open ... ran a wind-aided 13.42 to win the Texas Relays ... member of the All-Big 12 4x100M relay team that ran a 39.93 ... false-started at the Midwest Regional and was unable to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... won five 110M hurdle titles during the year.
2009 INDOOR: NCAA Indoor Championship runner-up in the 60M hurdles ... personal best and school record of 7.64 at teh NCAA Championships ... Big 12 Champion in the 60M hurldes making the second-straight year a Red Raider has won the title ... won teh Texas A&M Invitational in the 60M hurdle as well ... set a school record in the 55M hurdles with a time of 7.17.
2008 OUTDOOR: Earned All-American honors in the 110M hurdle event at the NCAA Championship with a mark of 13.90 ... earned All-Regional honors at the Midwest Regional with a mark of 13.87 ... earned All-Conference honors with at the Big 12 Championship placing third with a mark of 13.86 ... set a personal best record with a mark of 13.65 ... earned All-Conference honors as a member of the 4X100M at the Big 12 Championships with a mark of 40.18 ... set a personal best in the 200M with a mark of 21.43 at the Red Raider Open.
2008 INDOOR: Earned All-Conference honors in the 60M hurdle event at the Big 12 Championship with a mark of 8.00 ... won the United Heritage Invitation with a mark of 7.95 ... placed second in the 55M hurdle event with a mark of 7.38 at the Texas Tech Invitational ... placed third with a mark of 7.44 in a Texas Tech Invitational ... competed in the 55 M and the 60M.
2007 OUTDOOR: Earned All-Big 12 in the 110M hurdles ... set a personal best and a regional qualifying time of 13.99 in the 110M Hurdles at the Big 12 Championship ... set a personal best in the 200M with a time of 22.04 ... set a personal best in the 400M Hurdles with a time of 56.93 at the Jim Click Shootout ... placed third in the 4x400M at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 3:16.91.
2007 INDOOR: All-Big 12 in the 60M hurdles ... had a personal best in the 200M at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 21.90 ... ran a NCAA provisional time and personal best time of 7.91 in the 60 M hurdles, good for third place at the Big 12 Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Monterey High in Lubbock, Texas... participated in football and track... ran in the state track meet as a junior and senior.
PERSONAL: Born on May 18, 1988, to Moses and Esther Osaghae in Lubbock, Texas... father attended Texas Tech and mother went to Wayland Baptist... has four siblings: Riemen, 25; Tim, 24; Nosa, 20; Julie, 16... father played soccer for Nigeria and brother, Tim, was a member of the Texas Tech football squad... majoring in accounting with a minor in exercise sport science and minoring in health ... future goals include getting a degree and winning the Big 12.
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