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Dorcas Akinniyi
Dorcas Akinniyi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carrollton, Texas

High School:
Creekview

Height:
5-11

Event:
Multi-Events

Experience:
4V

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): --/Senior

Notables

• 2013 Big Ten champion (heptathlon)
• 2012 NCAA indoor runner-up (pentathlon)
• Member of Team USA for 2010 NACAC Under-23 Championships
• Finished ninth in heptathlon at 2010 USA Outdoor Championships
• Three-time indoor All-American (pentathlon): 2012, 2011, 2010
• Three-time outdoor All-American (heptathlon): 2012, 2011,2010
• Three-time Big Ten indoor champion (pentathlon): 2012, 2011, 2010
• Two-time Big Ten outdoor champion (heptathlon): 2010, 2013
• Eight-time NCAA championships qualifier

At Wisconsin
2013 Outdoor:
Won the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships (5/10-11) with a score of 5,411 points and placed third in the high jump with a clearance of 5-8 1/2 (1.74m) ... placed 10th at the NCAA championships (6/6-7) with a season-best score of 5,629 to earn second-team All-America honors ... placed sixth in the javelin with a mark of 110-4 (33.62m) at the Westmont Classic (3/30)

2013 Indoor:
Competing unattached, took second place in the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.74 at the Wisconsin Eilte Invitational (1/19)

2012 Outdoor:
Placed eighth in the heptathlon at the NCAA championships (6/7-8) with a score of 5,733 points ... took second in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships (5/11-12) with a score of 5,692, also placed fourth in the high jump with a clearance of 5-10 3/4 (1.80m) and 15th in the long jump at 18-1 3/4 (5.53m) ... ran a time of 13.98 to take 45th in the preliminary round of the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Preliminary (5/25), placed 16th in the high jump with a clearance of 5-9 1/4 (1.76m) and leapt for 19-1 1/4 (5.82m) in the long jump for 34th ... placed third at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/18-19) in the heptathlon with a score of 5,572 points ... landed 12th in the long jump with a distance of 18-6 1/2 (5.65m) at the Drake Relays (4/28) ... took fourth in her section in the high jump with a clearance of 5-7 1/2 (1.71m), sixth in the long jump with a distance of 19-0 1/2 (5.80m), 50th in the 200 meters with a time of 25.93 and 14th in the 100-meter hurdles at the Stanford Invitational (4/6-7) ... placed 11th in the shot put at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) with a throw of 39-11 1/2 (12.18m)

2012 Indoor: NCAA championship (3/10) runner-up in the pentathlon with a school-record 4,299 points ... won the pentathlon with 4,072 points at the Big Ten Championships (2/24) to become a three-time champion ... won the pentathlon at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/3) with 3,991 points also placed third in the high jump with a clearance of 5-7 (1.70m) ... took 29th in the long jump with 17-8 (5.38m) at the Tyson Invitational (2/10) ...took fifth in the high jump at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28) with a height of 5-7 (1.70) ... competed unattached, took second place in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.84 at the Badger Track Classic (1/14) ... won the 60 hurdles (8.82) and high jump (5-5 3/4) at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21)

2011 Indoor: Broke UW school record and finished fourth in the pentathlon at the NCAA championships (3/11) with 4,254 points to earn All-America honors ... won the Big Ten title in the pentathlon at the Big Ten championships (2/26) with 3,929 points ... took seventh in the high jump at the Big Ten meet (2/27) with a clearance of 5-8 (1.73m) ... won the long jump at the Badger Track Classic with a leap of 18-5 1/4 (5.62m) (1/15) ... also took third at the Wisconsin Women's Invitational (1/28) in the high jump with a clearance of 5-6 1/2 (1.69m) ... took third in the pentathlon at the Husker Invitational (2/4) with a score of 3,964 points ... recorded personal bests in two events at the Husker Invitational (2/4), the 60-meter hurdles (8.70) and the shot put (41-1 1/4 (12.60m)) ... took 10th in the 60-meter hurdles (8.78) and ninth in the high jump (5-5 3/4 (1.67m)) at the Iowa State Classic (2/12) ... won the high jump at the Red & White Open (2/18) at 5-7 (1.70m) ... won the long jump (18-1 1/2 (5.52m)) and took second in the high jump (5-5 (1.65m)) at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/4)

2011 Outdoor: Claimed All-America honors with sixth-place finish in the pentathlon at the NCAA championships (6/9-10), scoring 5,554 points ... competed in high jump at NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/28), clearing 5-5 to tie for 32nd ... took eighth in the heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Multis (4/13-14) with a score of 5,352 (14.12/1.73m/11.94m/25.61/5.52m/33.73m/2:24.93) ... placed seventh in the high jump with a clearance of 5-7 (1.70m) and ran a time of 14.32 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Florida Relays (4/1) ... took seventh in the 100-meter hurdles at 14.58, placed 10th in the high jump with a clearance of 5-1 (1.70m) and took ninth in the long jump, leaping 18-9 (5.72m) at the Steve Scott Invitational (4/30-5/1)

2010 Indoor: Finished seventh in the pentathlon with 4,056 points to earn All-America honors at the NCAA championships (3/13) ... won the pentathlon at the Big Ten championships with an NCAA provisional qualifying score of 3,979 ... also finished fourth in the long jump and placed ninth in the high jump at the Big Ten championships ... won the pentathlon at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/29) with a provisional NCAA qualifying score of 3,909 ... won the long jump with a leap of 18-9 at the Badger Track Classic (1/23) ... finished second in the 200 meters at the Badger Quad (1/16), running a personal-best 26.87 ... finished fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Badger Quad (1/16) in 9.00

2010 Outdoor: Finished ninth at the USA Outdoor Championships (6/25-26) in the heptathlon with a score of 5,535 points ... placed fifth at the NCAA championships (6/9-10) with 5,506 points to earn All-America honors in the heptathlon ... won the heptathlon (5,584) at the Big Ten championships to become first UW athlete to sweep league pentathlon and heptathlon titles in same season ... also finished sixth in the long jump (19-4) and 13th in the high jump (5-6 1/2) at the Big Ten championships ... finished tied for 28th in the high jump with a clearance of 5-6 1/2 at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/29) ... finished fourth in the high jump with a clearance of 5-4 1/4 at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) ... member of the fourth-place and school record-setting shuttle hurdle relay team (56.77) at the Drake Relays (4/24) ... finished sixth in the heptathlon at Mt. SAC Relays (4/14-15) with a score of 5,245 points, setting then-personal bests in the 800 meters, 100-meter hurdles, shot put, and javelin ... finished second in the high jump at the Florida State Relays (3/27) with a clearance of 5-8 3/4

2009 Indoor: Finished third in the pentathlon at the Big Ten championships with a then-personal best and NCAA championships qualifying score of 3,998 ... finished 16th at NCAA meet with score of 3,651 ... won first career pentathlon competition at Badger Track Classic (1/16) with score of 3,676 ... also won pentathlon at Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/31)

2009 Outdoor: Redshirt season

High School
As a junior, finished fourth in discus at 2007 Texas 5A state meet, ranking as No. 6 prep in the state at 139-1 ... also claimed district championship and regional runner-up honors as a junior ... took silver at district meet in first season competing in high jump (5-6) ... finished second in high jump at 2008 Texas Relays ... won district meet and took fourth at regionals in discus as a senior ... also played basketball, volleyball and soccer ... National Honor Society member ... participated in choir ... member of American Sign Language Club and Bridging the Gap Mentoring Program

Personal
Parents are Akin and Gloria Akinniyi ... has five siblings, Damaris, Akin, Deborah, David and Tunde ... brother Akin played football at Arizona ... sister Deborah was NCAA qualifier in triple jump for Stanford track team ... brother David is a linebacker on the football team at Northeastern ... double major in sociology and psychology

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
200 Meters 26.87 1-16-10 200 Meters 24.97 5-11-12
800 Meters 2:22.78 3-10-12 800 Meters 2:21.41 5-12-12
60 Hurdles 8.67 3-11-11 100 Hurdles 13.83 5-11-12
High Jump 6-0 1/2 (1.84m) 3-10-12 High Jump 5-10 3/4 (1.80m) 5-13-12
Long Jump 19-7 (5.97m) 3-15-10 Long Jump 19-8 (5.99m) 6-26-10 4-19-12
Shot Put 45-9 1/4 (13.95m) 3-10-12 Shot Put 45-4 1/4 (13.82m) 6-7-12
Javelin 125-7 (38.29m) 5-15-10
Pentathlon 4,299 3-10-12 Heptathlon 5,733 6-7/8-12
(8.68 / 1.84m / 13.95m / 5.63m / 2:22.78) (13.80 / 1.75, / 13.83m / 25.02 / 5.88m / 36.33m / 2:26.85)

All-America Honors (7)
2013 - Outdoor
Heptathlon: 10th - 5,629 (13.81 / 1.75m, / 13.13m / 25.48 / 5.88m / 36.09m / 2:27.58)

2012 - Outdoor (1)
Heptathlon: 8th - 5,733 (13.80 / 1.75, / 13.83m / 25.02 / 5.88m / 36.33m / 2:26.85)

2012 - Indoor (1)
Pentathlon: 2nd - 4,299 (8.68 / 1.84m / 13.95m / 5.63m / 2:22.78)

2011 - Indoor (1)
Pentathlon: 4th - 4,254 (8.67 / 1.78m / 12.84m / 5.91m / 2:22.86)

2011 - Outdoor (1)
Heptathlon: 6th - 5,554 (13.98 / 1.78m / 12.58m / 25.57 / 5.64m / 34.69m / 2:23.42)

2010 - Indoor (1)
Pentathlon: 7th - 4,056 (8.86 / 1.74m / 11.56m / 5.97m / 2:26.18)

2010 - Outdoor (1)
Heptathlon: 5th - 5,506 (13.95 / 1.75m / 11.20m / 25.35 / 5.73m / 34.91m / 2:21.45)

All-Big Ten Honors (5)
2013 - Outdoor (1)
Heptathlon: 1st - 5,411 (14.25 / 1.74m / 13.55m / 25.97 / 5.55m / 33.60 / 2:26.21)

2012 - Indoor (1)
Pentathlon: 1st - 4,072 (8.69 / 1.79m / 13.03m / 5.53m / 2:30.05

2011 - Indoor (1)
Pentathlon: 1st - 3,929 (8.72 / 1.73m / 12.84m / 5.43m / 2:20.65#)

2010 - Indoor (1)
Pentathlon: 1st - 3,979 (9.00 / 1.72m / 12.16m / 5.80m / 2:27.81)

2010 - Outdoor (1)
Heptathlon: 1st - 5,584 (14.15 / 1.78m / 11.49m / 25.74 / 5.85m / 38.29m / 2:22.64)

At the NCAA Championships
2013 - Outdoor
Heptathlon: 10th - 5,629 (13.81 / 1.75m, / 13.13m / 25.48 / 5.88m / 36.09m / 2:27.58)

2012 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 2nd - 4,299 (8.68 / 1.84m / 13.95m / 5.63m / 2:22.78)

2012 - Outdoor
Heptathlon: 8th - 5,733 (13.80 / 1.75, / 13.83m / 25.02 / 5.88m / 36.33m / 2:26.85)

2011 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 4th - 4,254 (8.67 / 1.78m / 12.84m / 5.91m / 2:22.86)

2011 - Outdoor
Heptathlon: 6th - 5,554 (13.98 / 1.78m / 12.58m / 25.57 / 5.64m / 34.69m / 2:23.42)

2010 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 7th - 4,056 (8.86 / 1.74m / 11.56m / 5.97m / 2:26.18)

2010- Outdoor
Heptathlon: 5th - 5,506 (13.95 / 1.75m / 11.20m / 25.35 / 5.73m / 34.91m / 2:21.45)

2009 - Indoor
Pentathlon: 16th - 3,651 (9.05 / 1.72m / 10.26m / 5.18m / 2:28.08)

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2013 - West Preliminary Round
High Jump: T-32nd (5-5 (1.65m))

2012 - West Preliminary Round
100 Hurdles: 45th-P (13.98)
High Jump: 16th (5-9 1/4 (1.72m))
Long Jump: 34th (19-1 1/4 (5.82m))

2011 - West Preliminary Round
High Jump: T-32nd (5-5 (1.65m))

2010 - West Preliminary Round
High Jump: T-28th (5-6 1/2 (1.69m))

At the Big Ten Championships
2013 - Outdoor
High Jump: 3rd (5-8 1/2 (1.74m))
Heptathlon: 1st - 5,411 (14.25 / 1.74m / 13.55m / 25.97 / 5.55m / 33.60 / 2:26.21)

2012 - Indoor
High Jump: 9th (5-6 (1.68m))
Pentathlon: 1st - 4,072 (8.77 / 1.79m / 13.03m / 5.53m / 2:30.05)

2012 - Outdoor
Long Jump: 15th (18-1 3/4 (5.53m))
High Jump: 4th (5-10 3/4 (1.80m))
Heptathlon: 2nd - 5,692 (13.83 / 1.76m / 13.67m / 24.97 / 5.74m / 32.50m / 2:21.41)

2011 - Indoor
Long Jump: 13th - 18-1 3/4 (5.53m)
High Jump: 7th - 5-8 (1.73m)
Pentathlon: 1st - 3,929 (8.72 / 1.73m / 12.84m / 5.43m / 2:20.65#)

2011 - Outdoor
High Jump: 14th (5-5 3/4 (1.67m))
Heptathlon: DNF

2010 - Indoor
Long Jump: 4th (19-4 (5.89m))
High Jump: 9th (5-8 (1.73m))
Pentathlon: 1st - 3,979 (9.00 / 1.72m / 12.16m / 5.80m / 2:27.81)

2010 - Outdoor
High Jump: 13th (5-6 1/2 (1.69m))
Long Jump: 6th (19-4 (5.89m))
Heptathlon: 1st - 5,584 (14.15 / 1.78m / 11.49m / 25.74 / 5.85m / 38.29m / 2:22.64)

2009 - Indoor

High Jump: 11th (5-5 3/4 (1.67m))
Pentathlon: 3rd - 3,998 (9.05 / 1.75m / 10.88m / 5.90m / 2:23.51)

Other Notable Performances
2010 NACAC Under-23 Championships
Heptathlon: 2nd - 5,204 (14.46 / 1.69m / 11.71m / 25.23 / 5.51m / 27.45m / 2:21.09)

2010 USA Outdoor Championships
Heptathlon: 9th - 5,535 (13.98 / 1.78m / 11.55m / 25.46 / 5.99m / 31.54m / 2:23.79)

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