Dayo Ogunniyi

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mandeville, La.

    High School:
    Fontainebleau

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    Long Jump

    Birthdate:
    12/30/1986

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    Architecture

    Dayo Ogunniyi

    2008 NCAA Regional Qualifier- Long Jump & 4X100 Meter Relay
    2007 NCAA Regional Qualifier- Long Jump, Triple Jump


    2008
    Indoor: Finished ninth in the 60m with a time of 7.77 at the Houston Indoor Opener...won the long jump competition at the Leonard Hilton Memorial...also took fourth in the long jump with a mark of 5.82m (19-01.25)...posted a mark of 7.76 in the 60m at the Bayou City Championships...finished sixth in the long jump with a leap of 5.73m at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Set a regional qualifying mark of 6.17m (20-03.00) in the long jump to finish first at the LSU Tiger Relays...also posted a mark of 12.10 in the 100m...recorded a long of 5.68m (18-07.75) at the Texas Relays in the long jump...finished sixth in the 100m with a clocking of 12.08 at the UTEP Invitational...recorded a mark of 11.95 in the 100m at the Tellez Invitational...finished seventh in the long jump at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational...also finished fifth in the 100m...finished seventh at the C-USA Championships in the long jump with a mark of 5.79m (19-00.00)...also ran as a memeber of 4X100m relay team that finished second...posted a leap of 5.77m (18-11.25) at the NCAA Midwest Regional...also finished sixth at the Regional in the 4X100m with a time of 45.00.

    2007
    Indoor: Finished second in the long jump at the Leonard Hilton Memorial with a jump of 5.87m/19-03.25...notched a fourth-place finish in the long jump at the Dan DeHart Invitational and set a season-best jump of 5.88m/19-03.50 to finish fourth in the long jump...was third in the long jump at the Conference USA Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Finished third at the Tom Tellez Invitational in the long jump...was second in the long jump at the Texas Invitational...notched a fourth-place finish in the long jump at the LSU Tiger Classic...took ninth in the long jump at the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational...earned a fourth place finish in the long jump at the Cal Collegiate Challenge...finished third in the long jump and seventh in the 100 meters at the C-USA Championships...was 13th in the long jump at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a jump of 5.78m/18-11.75.

    2006
    Walked on to the team in the spring of 2006. Indoor: Finished 15th in the long jump at the Conference USA Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Was second in the long jump at the Houston Invitaitonal with a jump of 5.92 meters (19-6.25)...recorded a 20th place finish in the long jump at the Conference USA Championships.

    High School
    Three-time state qualifier...finished first at the 2004 5A State Championships in the long jump...finished third at state in the long jump at state in 2003 and 2005.

    Personal
    Born December 30, 1986 in Warri, Nigeria...daughter of Victor and Ola Ogunniyi...also recruited by the UL-Monroe... majoring in architecture.

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