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Shujaa Benson
Shujaa Benson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arusha, Tanzania

High School:
Loyola Academy

Last College:
Illinois

Event:
Sprints/Hudles/Jumps


06/09/2014

Kittley, Thomas Honored as Regional Coaches of the Year

Head Coach Wes Kittley, Assistant James Thomas honored by USTFCCCA

05/28/2014

Tech Begins NCAA Postseason Run at Arkansas

No. 5 Red Raiders, No. 15 Lady Raiders set for competition at NCAA West Preliminaries

05/19/2014

Red Raiders Win Big 12 Title on Home Track

Texas Tech track and field wins second Big 12 Championship in program history

05/18/2014

Benson Wins Big 12 Long Jump Title

No. 6 Red Raiders, Lady Raiders combine to qualify 16 for Sunday's finals

05/15/2014

No. 6 Red Raiders, Lady Raiders Set For Big 12 Championships

Texas Tech hosts Big 12 Championships for second time in five seasons

05/28/2014

Texas Tech Begins NCAA Postseason Run in Arkansas

05/02/2013

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

04/25/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Recap

Cierra White breaks school record in 100M

04/24/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Preview

Wes Kittley previews Texas Tech's Thursday's final home meet of the season

01/11/2013

Track Preps for Indoor Season

Track and Field Teams open Indoor Season at Texas Tech Open

Career Performance | Photo Gallery

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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