Brittany Smith set new school record and personal best in weight throw.
GoRedbirds.com features a interview with head Redbird track & field coach Elvis Forde, as he talks about the first day of practice.
2010-2011: (Indoor): Finished first in the 60-meter dash at the Redbird Invite with at time of 7.05 ... ran a personal-best time of 6.91 in the 60-meter dash at the MVC Indoor Championships and finished fifth ... took second in the 200-meter dash at the Early Bird Open and the Indiana State Dual with times of 22.79 and 22.71, respectively ... took fourth in the MVC Indoor Championships in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.01. (Outdoor): Took third at the Lee Calhoun Invite in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.73 ... Took third in the 100-meter dash at the Lenny Lyles Invitational with a time of 10.76 ... Finished fourth in the 200-meter dash at the Lenny Lyles Invitational with a time of 22.06 ... a member of the 4X100 relay team who finished second at the EIU Big Blue Classic.
2009-10: (Indoor): Finished first in the 60-meter dash at the Redbird Open with a time of 7:06 ... ran the 60-meter dash in 6.99 at the EIU Friday Night Special and finished in 10th place ... ran a personal-best time of 6.93 in the 60-meter dash at the MVC Indoor Championships and finished eighth ... took first in the 200-meter dash at the Redbird Open with a mark of 22.70 ... ran the 200 in a personal-best time of 21.92 at the Iowa State Classic and finished in 14th ... took sixth at the MVC Indoor Championships in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.23. (Outdoor): Recorded back-to-back second-place finishes in the 100-meter dash at the SIU Spring Classic and the Lenny Lyles Invite ... took fourth at the Redbird Spring Invite in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.77 ... ran a season-best time of 10.66 at the Jesse Owens Classic for 14th place ... earned All-Valley honors in the 100-meter dash at the MVC Championship with a time of 10.69 ... ran a season-best time of 21.28 in the 200-meter dash at the Lenny Lyles Invite and the MVC Championships ... qualified for the NCAA West Regional in the 200-meter dash ... a member of the 4X100 relay team the finished fourth at the MVC Championships with a time of 41.39.
2008-09: (Indoor): Finished sixth in the 200 with a season-best time of 22.20 at the State Farm MVC Championships ... runner up in the 200 at the Terre Haute Double Dual ... clocked a season-best 60-meter dash (7.12) at the Redbird Open to finish fourth. (Outdoor): Was fifth in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes at the State Farm MVC Championships with season-best finishes of 10.79 and 21.47, respectively ... turned in second-place finishes in the 200 at the Lee Calhoun Memorial and Stan Lyons Invitational.
At Bolingbrook HS: 2008 conference champion in the 100- and 200-meter dashes as well as the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relay teams ... placed fourth in the 200 and sixth in the 100 at the 2008 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state meet ... named an Illinois Prep Top Times top-returner in the 100- and 200-meter dashes ... competed in the finals in three events (100, 200 and 4x100) at the 2007 IHSA state meet ... finished in eighth in the 100 and 200 and sixth in the 4x400 at the state meet ... clocked a personal-best 100-meter dash finish (10.6 sec.) at the Plainfield meet in 2007 ... holds a 21.4 personal-best time in the 200 and 10.6 in the 100 ... was also a four-year member of the football team.
Personal: Born 6/17/90 ... son of Tunji and Adeola Adegoke ... siblings Leke and Tunji Jr. ... major is undeclared ... pronounced: kay-O-DAY Add-E-go-key