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Simi

Gbadegesin

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Sprints
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Durham, N.C.
High School: Durham School of Arts

Bio

2017-18: Participated in three competitions during the indoor campaign and four competitions during the outdoor season of her freshman year … opened the indoor campaign with a fourth-place finish in the 400m at the Carolina Cup (1/13), posting a time of 59.18 … helped the 4x400m relay squad capture earn a fourth-place finish at the Carolina Cup with a time of 3:55.30 … helped the distance medley relay team capture a first-place finish at the Armory Invite (1/27), securing the top spot with a time of 11:42.66 … posted a top 10 finish at the Battle of the Blues (4/6) in the 200m with a time of 25.12 to finish eighth … was a part of a 4x400m relay team that finished third at the Battle of the Blues with a time of 3:44.97.

Prior to Duke: Lettered for four years in track & field under the guidance of coaches Tommy Mistretta and Persephanie McRae at Durham School of the Arts…2017 2A Outdoor State Runner-up in the 400m…2016 2A Indoor State Runner-up in the 500m…2015 2A Indoor State Champion in the 500m…2014 2A Indoor and Outdoor State Champion in the 4x400m relay…Named to the Academic Honor Roll…A member of Spanish Honor Society…Was a National AP Scholar and a North Carolina Scholar.

Personal: Daughter of Rasheed and Abiola Gbadegesin…Born October 6, 1999…Has one brother, Seyi

Indoor PRs
300m - 42.56 (High School)
500m - 1:21.05 (High School)

Outdoor PRs
200m - 25.04 (4/28/2018)
400m - 57.18 (4/28/2018)

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T&F: NCAA Indoor Championship Preview