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



12/19/2014

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

12/15/2014

Enekwechi, Ikpefan Honored by the Big Ten

Two Boilermaker men were among three honored by the conference office on Monday.

12/13/2014

Enekwechi Tosses Nation's Top Mark in Opening Meet

The Boilermakers had a strong showing in their season opener.

08/01/2014

Four Boilermakers Compete at IAAF World Juniors

Incoming freshman Kinard Rolle was part of a new national junior record.

05/18/2014

Women Finish 3rd, Men 5th on Historic Day at B1G Championships

The Boilermakers collected 13 medals on the final day of Big Tens.

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)