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Richard Adu-Bobie
  • Sprints
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Orleans, Canada (Sir Wilfrid Laurier School)
  • BD: 1/12/85 (Manchester, N.H.)


55m: 6.19, 2005 Florida Last Chance Meet
60m: 6.66, 2005 NCAA Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
200m: 21.56, 2005 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

100M: 10.47, 2005 SEC Championships, Nashville, Tenn.


HONORS: (Two-time NCAA All-American, one-time Southeastern Conference champion) 2005 NCAA Outdoor All-American - 4x100m relay; 2005 NCAA East Regional champion - 4x100m relay; 2005 SEC Outdoor champion - 4x100m relay; 2005 NCAA Indoor All-American - 60m.

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 6.29 (55m), 6.84 (60m) and 10.59 (100m) Competed in seven meets (six indoors, one outdoors) Competed in first outdoor meet at SEC Championships due to injury Finished ninth in 100m in 10.67 and ran opening leg of third-place 4x100m relay (39.61) Clocked fastest indoor time of season in 55m prelims at Florida Fast Times (6.26) Finished seventh in 55m at SEC Indoor Championships with time of 6.35 Also took 15th in 200m (21.86) Came within 0.04 of NCAA provisional by clocking 6.29 to finish fourth in 55m at Pepsi Invitational Top collegiate finisher in 55m at opening meet of season at Florida Intercollegiate as he took third in 6.31 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS AFRESHMAN: Wins (3): (o) NCAA East Regional Championships 4x100m relay (39.15); SEC Championships 4x100m relay (39.10); Yellow Jacket Invitational 4x100m relay (39.22) Bests of 6.66 (60m) and 10.47 (100m) Competed in 11 meets (four indoors, seven outdoors) Ran opening leg of 4x100m that clocked the second-fastest time in school history to take second at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 38.54 Opened Florida's winning 4x100m relay at NCAA East Regional Championships (39.15) Also finished 11th in 100m (10.55) Ran opening leg of 4x100m relay that won title at SEC Outdoor Championships in 39.10 Also finished seventh in 100m with time of 10.54 Clocked career-best 10.47 in prelims Ran on 4x100m relay that finished second at Penn Relays (39.25) and took sixth in 100m (10.60) Notched first NCAA regional time in 100m at Miami Gatorade Classic (10.50) Ran on 4x100m relay team in prelims at Texas Relays that posted then-world's top time of season in 39.10 Earned first win of career as part of 4x100m relay that posted ninth-best time in school history to win Yellow Jacket Invitational (39.22) Picked up first All-America honor of his career by taking third in 60m at NCAA Indoor Championships in 6.66 Time was fourth-best in school history Finished third despite entering meet seeded 12th Recorded fourth-best time in school history with 6.19 clocking in 55m at Florida Last Chance Meet Posted ninth-best time in school history in 60m at SEC Indoor Championships in finishing 10th with time of 6.79 Also finished 14th in 200m (21.56) Ran 6.85 to finish 10th in 60m and 21.58 in 200m to take 11th in collegiate debut at Iowa State Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 10.28 in 100m and 21.04 in 200m Member of 2004 Canadian Olympic team as part of 4x100m pool Finished fourth in 2004 Canadian Championships in 100m in a Canadian junior record time of 10.28 Previous record was 10.30 and held by Carleton Chambers Also finished fifth in 200m in 21.04 at the 2004 Canadian Championships 2003 graduate of Sir Wilfrid Laurier School.

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