Jasmine Adekoya

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Missouri City, Texas

High School:
L.V. Hightower HS

Last College:
Baylor/Williams College

Height:
5-8

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
02/09/1991

Experience:
TR

Jasmine Adekoya

03/22/2014

@LATechTandF Dominates in Jim Mize Invitational

Jasmine Adekoya sets facility record as men and women sweep with wins

• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member
• 2012 Academic All-Big 12 first team honoree

Personal Records

Weight Throw (Indoors): 57-4.25 (17.58m), Big 12 Championships, Ames, Iowa, 2/13/2013

Discus (Outdoors): 142-1 (43.31m), TCU Invitational, Fort Worth, Texas, 3/15-16/2012

Hammer (Outdoors): 177-5 (54.09m), Texas Tech Open, Lubbock, Texas, 4/14/2012

2014: In her first meet in a Tech uniform set a new school record in the hammer with a throw of 160-7 (48.95m) as she finished fifth at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/22) ... Redshirted the remainder of the outdoor season due to a medical issue.

2013 (Baylor): Competed in five indoor events in the weight throw including placing 11th at the Big 12 Championships (2/22-23) with a throw of 57-4.25 (17.48m) which was a season-best and personal record throw ... That came after throwing 54-7.25 (16.64m) at the Tyson Invitational (2/8-9) ... Competed in the hammer and discus throws in the outdoor season in seven meets ... Posted a season-best throw in the discus of 130-6 (39.79m) at the TCU Invitational (3/14-15), placing 11th ... Notched a season-best hammer throw mark of 166-9 (50.84m) at the Texas Relays (3/27-30), finishing 13th ... Also posted a mark of 162-9 (49.61m) in the hammer at the Baylor Quad Invitational (3/22), finishing fifth ... Placed 14th in the hammer at the Big 12 Championships (5/3-5), throwing 159-0 (48.46m).

2012 (Baylor):Competed in six indoor events in the weight throw competition ... Had a season-best throw of 56-1.75 to finish eighth at the Texas A&M Invitational ... Recorded a season-high finish of fifth in the first meet of the year by posting a 53-6.5 mark at the Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational ... Wrapped indoor season with hurl of 52-1.75 to place 17th at the Big 12 Indoor Championships ... Participated in five outdoor meets in the hammer throw and four in the discus ... Had a season-best tally in the hammer throw while winning the Texas Tech Open with a throw of 177-5 ... Took 18th in the discus (133-5) and 16th in the hammer throw (167-11) at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships to close season ... Honored twice on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall & Spring) ... Recognized on the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2011 (Baylor):Redshirted 2011 indoor and outdoor seasons, did not participate in any meets.

2010 (Williams (Mass.) College):Helped D-III Willams (Mass.) College to NESCAC outdoor conference team title ... Earned all-New England honors in discus and hammer throws ... Provisionally qualified for NCAA D-III national championships in discus throw ... Had personal bests of 43.20 meters in discus and 42.54 meters in hammer throw.

High School:Helped L.V. Hightower (Texas) High School to district championships as senior in 2009 ... Qualified for the regional meet three times ... Lettered all four years in track and field ... Member of the National Honor Society and earned National Merit Scholarship Outstanding Achievement Awards ... Served on student council and was a member of Texas Association of Future Educators.

Personal:Full name is Jasmine Fatima Adekoya ... Born Feb. 9, 1991, in Houston, Texas ... Daughter of Tony and Wanda Adekoya ... Received undergraduate degree from Baylor University in 2013.