Elizabeth Obi
Elizabeth Obi
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Solon, Ohio
High School: Solon
Events: Jumps

Veteran jumper who has shown consistency in scoring at the conference level … Two-year member of the NCAC Academic Honor Roll.

2017 Outdoor: Consistent jumper who placed in the top-eight in each competition … Finished sixth in the triple jump with a personal-best 35 feet, 3.25 inches at the NCAC Championships (May 6) … Grabbed seventh-place in the high jump at the conference meet, reaching 4 feet, 9 inches … Leaped a season-best 4 feet, 11 inches a week prior at the Big Red Invite (April 28) for fourth-place.

2017 Indoor: Competed at six meets, logging eight top-eight finishes … Placed 10th at the NCAC Championships in the triple jump, reaching 31 feet, 10 inches … Went runner-up at the Wooster Tri-Meet (Jan. 21) in the triple jump, reaching a season-best 32 feet, 3.5 inches … Reached 31 feet, 10.75 inches in the triple jump at the All-Ohio Championships (Feb. 11) en route to 14th-place finish.

2016 Outdoor: Continued to be a contributor at the conference level … Placed seventh in the triple jump (34 feet, 6.75 inches), while just missing scoring in the high jump (4 feet, 9.5 inches) at the NCAC Championships (May 6-7) … NCAC triple jump marked a career-best … Season-best in the high jump was 4 feet, 9.75 inches at the Denison Big Red Invitational (April 29) … Won the triple jump (33 feet, 1.75 inches) at the Wooster Quad (April 19).

2016 Indoor: Continued to rise to the occasion at the championship meets … Placed sixth in both the high jump (4 feet, 11 inches) and triple jump (33 feet, 10 inches) at the NCAC Championships (March 4-5) … Turned in a mark of 33 feet, 9.25 inches in the triple jump at the All-Ohio Championships (Feb. 13).

2015 Outdoor: Made a big impact at first outdoor conference meet, scoring in two events (May 1-2) … Earned fifth-place finishes in the triple jump (34 feet, 6.75 inches) and the high jump (5 feet, 0.25 inches) … Also placed fifth at the All-Ohio Championships in the triple jump (April 11) … Won the triple jump at the Denison Big Red Invitational (April 24).

2015 Indoor: Scored at initial conference meet with a fifth-place finish in the high jump (March 6-7) … Added five top-three finishes on the year in non-dual meets.

Prior to Wooster: Part of five (three indoor, two outdoor) state championship teams for Brian Sabol at Solon … Captured the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches state championship in the indoor triple jump as a sophomore, and finished as the runner-up as a senior … Helped team to four regional and conference titles … Earned a pair of all-conference certificates.

Personal: Born March 5, 1996 … Daughter of Gabriel and Betty Obi … Majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology.