Former Red Raider Omo Osaghae wins gold at IAAF World Indoor Championships Sunday
Former Red Raider All-American Omo Osaghae wins third U.S. Championship Sunday
Former assistant Dion Miller coached 14 All-Americans in 2012
Quotes from Saturday's Red Raider Open
Eight first place finishes highlight action for Texas Tech in El Paso.
2012 OUTDOOR ALL-AMERICAN FIRST TEAM - 400M
Earned first team All-American honors with a third place finish in the 400m at the NCAA Championships with a time of 44.99...set the school record in the preliminaries with a time of 44.84 - breaking his previous mark set in 2009...Big 12 Runner-up with a time of 45.16...finished in the top-five in each of his seven 400m races on the season.
2009 OUTDOOR: Member of the 2009 United States World Championships team and competed at the World Championships ... finishing second at the U.S. Champinoships ... won the Big 12 400M title with a school record and personal best of 44.86 ... won the Midwest Regional with a time of 45.71 ... all-conference member of the 4x100M relay ... named All-Big 12 as a member of the 4x400M relay and anchored a season best 3:02.75 at the Midwest Regional.
2009 INDOOR: NCAA Indoor runner-up in the 400M and All-American ... member of the 4x400M relay that was named All-American ... Big 12 Indoor Champion in the 400M ... set a school record with a 45.71 in the 400M at the NCAA Championships ... all-conference in the 400M and 4x400M relay.
2008 OUTDOOR: Earned All-American honors as a member of the 4X400M relay team at the NCAA Championships finishing sixth with a mark of 3:05.22 ... earned All-Regional honors with the relay team at the Midwest Regional finishing third with a mark of 3:04.09 ... won the 400M with a mark of 46.21 at the Red Raider Open ... placed second in the 200M with a mark of 21.04 ... member of the 4X100M relay team placing third with a mark of 39.73 at the UTEP Invite.
2008 INDOOR: Competed in the NCAA Championships as a member of the 4X400 relay team ... earned All-Conference honors in the 400M event at the Big 12 Championships with a mark of 48.71 ... won the Texas Tech Invitational with the 4X400 relay team with a mark of 3:16.25.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Millwood High School, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma ... was a member of both the football and track State Championship teams in 2006-2007 season ... five time national champion including Nike Outdoor Nationals ... best performances, 200m 20.77, 400m 46.16.
PERSONAL: Born March 15, 1989, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma ... son of Renee and Jay Roberts ... enjoys hanging out with friends, watching T.V., and talking on the phone ... majoring in Mass Communications.
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