UCLA Track & Field BIO
Daphenie Adeyemi
Player Profile:
Daphenie Adeyemi 1264223
Position: Sprints
Other Position: Sprints
Height: 5'9"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Flower Mound, Texas
High School: Flower Mound
Experience: 1 Year
2014 - Was an NCAA qualifier on the 4x100 relay in her first season competing for the Bruins … Competed in seven meets in the outdoor season … Ran a season best of 12.01 in the 100m at the USC Dual … Finished in 24.60 in the 200m for a season best at the Rafer/JJK Invitational.
2013 - Did not compete.
High School - Earned four varsity letters in track and field at Flower Mound high school ... Was team captain in 2012 ... Earned an All-American honors in the 200m at the 2011 Junior Olympics ... Was District 5-5A champion in the 100m and 200m in 2010 and 2011 ... Won the 200m at the Regional Championship in 2011 ... Reached Texas 5A State for three consecutive years from 2010-12 ... Competed for State Medals in 2010 (5th-200m), 2011 (2nd-100m and 4th-200m) and 2012 (3rd-100m and 2nd-200m) ...Was an honorable mention All-State Academic Team in 2012 ... Earned Athlete of the Year honors in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ...Was All-Area first-team in 100m and 200m in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Set school records in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay and 4x200m relay ... Selected Freshman Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... Was a member of the Dallas Blaze club, competed in the 2010 USA Junior Olympics, finishing in third place in the 4x100m relay ... All-American in the 200m and 4x100m relay ... In 2011, finished in sixth place in the 4x100m relay at the Junior Olympics ... As part of Team Texas, finished first in the 4x200m relay and third in the 200m at the Great Southwest Classic in New Mexico.

Personal - Born on August 14, 1994 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Daughter of Tony and Lola Adeyemi ... Has one sister, Tonia ... Is a dual citizen of the United States and Nigeria ...Civil engineering major.
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