UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Emmanuel Elijah

USTFCCCA All-Region (4x100 relay) ... CCAA All-Academic ... Helped the 4x100 relay team to a second-place finish at the CCAA Championships and break the UCSD school record in 40.91 ... Finished sxith in the 100 at the CCAA Championships ... Member of the 4x100 relay team that won the Pomona-Pitzer Invite, the All-UC Championship and the Rossi Relays. 

Represented UCSD in the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay at the CCAA Championships ... Had a 10.81 wind-aided performance in the 100 at the Mangrum Invitational (4/11) ... Ran personal-best times of 10.92 in the 100 and 22.27 in the 200 at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/17) ... Member of relay team that won the 4x100 at the Mangrum Invitational in 41.61, the second fastest time in school history.

Represented UCSD in the 100 and 4x100 relay at the CCAA Championships, placing 11th (11.01) in the 100 meter dash ... Won the 100 at the All-Cal Championship with a time of 11.16. 

A 2013 graduate of Sierra High School in Manteca ... Competed for the Timberwolves in the Valley Oak League (VOL) ... 2013 CIF Sac Joaquin Section champion in the 100 and runner-up in the 200 ... 2013 Sacramento Meet of Champions 100 and 200 champion, and also part of 4x100 record (41.15) ... 2009-10 VOL track champions ... 2013 Atwater Invitational champions ... Also competed in soccer and basketball ... 2013- All League Defensive Player of the Year for basketball ... 2012 VOL Defensive Player of the Year, varsity team captain for track and field and basketball ... 2013 and 2012 Robert Dominik Fuchs Memorial Holiday Classic basketball All-Tournament Team ... 2010-13 VOL basketball champions.

Born June 7, 1995 in Lagos, Nigeria ... Parents are Femi and Grace Elijah ... Has two younger brothers named Victor and John ... Molecular biology major at Revelle College ... Plans on attending medical school upon graduation from UCSD to become an orthopedic surgeon ... One of his most memorable moments in track to date is breaking the 4x100 record while winning the 100 and 200 at the Sacramento Meet of Champions ... Enjoys playing basketball during his free time ... Roots for the Sacramento Kings and the San Francisco 49ers ... LeBron James is his favorite athlete ... Listens to Lecrae, Kendrick Lamar and Boys II Men ... Loves cheesecake ... Father is his greatest influence ... Played the guitar.

Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
City/State: Manteca, CA
High School: Sierra HS
College: Revelle
Major: Molecular Biology
Experience: 3 Letters
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