Obokhare Ikpefan
Obokhare  Ikpefan

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Roswell, Ga.

High School:
Roswell HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
07/06/1995



05/29/2015

Two Tickets Punched to NCAAs on Day One at NCAA East Prelims

Matthew McClintock earns his first NCAA Championships berth, while Chukwuebuka Enekwechi gets his third.

05/27/2015

Boilermakers Set for NCAA East Preliminary Rounds

Purdue has 22 entries in the three-day meet.

05/21/2015

Track & Field to Send 26 to NCAA East Prelims

The Boilermakers qualified 21 declared entries for next week's prelim.

05/17/2015

Askew Takes Silver in Long Jump on Saturday at Big Tens

The Boilermakers will have a full slate on the final day at the conference championships.

05/17/2015

Boilermakers Win Four More Gold Medals Sunday

The youthful Boilermakers proved to have the top sprint speed in the conference.

2014: Competed in seven indoor meets, counting the Big Ten Championships and participated in nine outdoor meets including the Big Ten Championships and the NCAA Preliminary Round; combined eight first-place finishes in the 400m and the 4x400m; took fourth in the 4x400m at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with, Kendal Frederick, Andre' Peart and Raheem Mostert; finished first at the Mastodon Opener in the 400m with a time of 50.65; placed 19th at the NCAA Preliminary Round in the 4x400m.

High School: Regional and County Champions in 2012 and 2013; placed sixth in 4x400m relay, seventh in 4x800m relay, and ninth in 4x100m relay at the USATF Junior Olympics in 2012; named Fulton County Athlete of the Year; played football, track and basketball freshman and sophomore years; recognized as the top freshman in 400m and triple jump in Georgia; sophomore year, was recognized as fifth in the nation for triple jump and third at junior Olympics; played football and track junior and senior years; coached by Andy Schultz and Tony Carpenter for track.

Personal: Obokhare (Obos) Ikpefan was born July 6, 1995, in Lagos, Nigeria, to Ihinosen Ikpefan; is an only child; loves music; majoring in biology.

CAREER BESTS

200m 400m 60h 400h
Lifetime 22.03 (1/18/14) 48.72 (4/5/14) 8.40 (1/18/14) 52.53 (5/18/14)
Indoor 22.03 (1/18/14) 49.07 (2/8/14) 8.40 (1/18/14) --
Outdoor -- 48.72 (4/5/14) -- 52.53 (5/18/14)