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  Folarin Ijelu
Folarin Ijelu

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Blue Bell, Pa.

High School:
Wissahickon

Event:
Jumps

05/13/2012

Panthers Turn in Top-10 Performance at IC4A Championships

Hill finishes third in the 110-meter hurdles finals.

05/06/2012

Panthers Finish Third at Big East Outdoor Championships

Hobwana and Lowery win individual meet crowns.

04/28/2012

Panthers Conclude Competition at Penn Relays

Pitt's relay teams turn in impressive performances on Saturday.

04/28/2012

Panthers Conclude Competition at Penn Relays

Pitt's relay teams turn in impressive performances on Saturday.

04/22/2012

Panthers Compete at Morgan State Legacy Meet

Kwiatkowski and Rocco turn in first place performances

2010-11: Indoor T/F - Placed seventh in the triple jump and eighth in the long jump at the Big East Indoor Championship...leaped to a third place finish in the triple jump at the Great Dane Classic, finishing top-15 in the high jump with a season best of 1.91 meters at the same event...placed third in the triple jump at the Doug Raymond Invitational...finished eighth in the triple jump at the New Balance Invitational. Outdoor T/F - Claimed sixth place in the triple jump (15.01m) at the Big East Outdoor Championships...won the triple jump and took sixth in the long jump at the MSU Legacy meet...placed in two events at the Charlotte 49ers Classic, notching a third place showing in the triple jump and seventh place in the long jump.

2009-10: Indoor T/F - Placed fourth in the triple jump at the IC4A Indoor Championship...second in triple jump, eighth in long jump and 11th in high jump at the Big East Indoor Championships...third in both high jump and long jump at the Illinois Carle/ Health Alliance Classic...third in both long jump and triple jump at the Penn State Northeast Challenge...fourth in long jump and sixth in high jump at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala...fifth in triple jump at the Penn State National. Outdoor T/F - Sixth in triple jump at the IC4A Outdoor Championship...15th in the long jump at the Big East Outdoor Championships...won the triple jump and took third in the long jump at the MSU Legacy meet...second place in the triple jump at the Duke Invitational.

2008-09: Indoor T/F - An IC4A Championship qualifier, Folarin Ijelu finished 10th at the Big East Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 14.53 meters...took 15th at the conference championships in the high jump with a height of 1.96 meters...placed second in the triple jump at the Akron Quad with a distance of 14.16 meters...finished sixth place in the long jump at the Akron Invitational with a distance of 6.89 meters...finished second at the State Farm Games in the long jump...captured third in the high jump at the Golden Flash Gala with a jump of 1.96 meters...jumped a mark of 14.84 meters at the Penn State National in the triple jump. Outdoor T/F - Placed fourth in the long jump at the Bison Outdoor Classic with a jump of 7.05 meters...finished eighth in the long jump and third in the triple jump at the Big East Championships.

High School: Ijelu competed in the long, triple, and high jump all four years of high school...holds the school record in triple jump (48'6") and long jump (23'3")...was an indoor and outdoor state champion his senior year...was a triple jump all-state winner...track team was crowned three -time league champions...held the number one state finish his senior year in the triple jump...also a varsity basketball player for three years.

Personal: Son of Gordon and Comfort Ijelu...born June 6, 1990...has two siblings Bolaji and Olu...an architecture studies major.