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Shujaa Benson
Shujaa Benson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arusha, Tanzania

High School:
Loyola Academy

Last College:
Illinois

Event:
Sprints/Hudles/Jumps


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2013 OUTDOOR
Finished fourth at the Big 12 Championships in the long jump with a mark of 7.50-meters (24'-7.25")... competed in the 400-meter dash, 400-meter hurdles and the long jump...went a season-best 7.58-meters (24'-10.50") in the long jump at the Red Raider Open (4/25) to finish third overall...marked the second best leap by a Red Raider in 2013...recorded a season-best time of 50.49 in the 400-meter dash at the Aztec Invitational (3/15)...recorded a season-best time of 54.53 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Texas Invitational (4/13).

2013 INDOOR
Competed in the 600-yard run...finished 14th at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 1:18.33.

2011 OUTDOOR - ILLINOIS
Competed in the long jump for Illinois...placed first at Tom Botts Invitational with 23-5 ¼ (7.14m), a personal-best...Placed seventh at Sea Ray Relays with 23-2 ½ (7.07m).

2011 INDOOR - ILLINOIS
Competed in the hurdles and long jump...recorded a season-best mark of 7.34 (24'-1.00") in the long jump to place fifth at the Tyson Invitational...recorded a season-best time of 8.16 to place fourth at the Illini Classic.

LOYOLA ACADEMY
Took third place in the 300-meter hurdles and fifth in the 110m hurdles at the 2010 Illinois Class 3A state meet ... Owns personal-best marks of 38.13 in the 300m hurdles, 14.20 in the 110m hurdles and 22-6 in the long jump ... Was an all-state selection in 2010.

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