Itua Oiyemhonlan
Itua Oiyemhonlan
Height: 6-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hayward, Calif.
High School: Logan HS
Position: Jumps

Itua Oiyemhonlan qualified for the high jump at the Big West Championships ... finished ninth with a top jump of 6-2.75 (1.90) ... placed fifth in the high jump with a lifetime-best of 6-6 (1.98) at Cal State LA's Tiny Lister Classic ... reached the high jump final at the MPSF Indoor Championships but did not record a height in the final ... indoor season-best was 6-2.25 (1.89) at the Boise State Team Challenge where he finished fourth.

Oiyemhonlan finished tied for 13th in the high jump at the Big West Championships ... cleared a best height of 6-4.75 (1.95) at the conference meet ... finished sixth at the Northridge Invitational after clearing a season-best 6-4.75 (1.95) ... posted an indoor season-best 6-1.50 (1.87) at thge season-opening UW Invitational (Jan. 30).

Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Competed in track and field, basketball and football at James Logan High School in Union City, Calif. ... was a high jumper for the Colts' track team in 2007 and 2008 ... was also a guard/forward for the basketball team in 2006 ... graduated in 2008 with a 3.0 grade point average.

Born March 20, 1990 in Oakland, Calif. ... parents are Martha and Joseph Oiyemhonlan ... has two sisters, Etuajle who attended UC Santa Barbara and Brenda who attended UC Davis and one brother, Ehi who attended San Jose State ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, the TV shows "Smallville" and "Family Guy" ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is "balancing between school, practice and social life" ... listens to Lil Wayne as a pre-meet ritual ... major is Electrical Engineering.

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