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  Ahmed Raji

Ahmed Raji

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oyo, Nigeria

Last College:
Lincoln University

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
01/24/1983

Experience:
1L

NEW MEXICO:

One of the Mountain West's top talents in the sprints who returns after redshirting the 2004 indoor and outdoor seasons...200-meter specialist, but also has top-flight speed in the 100 and 400...will provide a huge boost to the Lobos' 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams this spring...fall training time was limited due to a 20-hour class schedule, but could emerge as a threat to the conference crown this spring...owns the fifth-fastest 200 time in MWC history (20.95).

2004: (outdoor/indoor) Redshirt seasons.

2003: (outdoor) Enjoyed a terrific season for the Lobos in his outdoor debut...MWC runner-up in the 200, clocking a career-best and NCAA regional qualifying time of 20.95 in Albuquerque...led for roughly 180 meters before being edged at the line by CSU's Chris Riggs (20.89)...went on to place 14th at the Midwest Regionals with a time of 21.14...owned each of the Lobos' top-5 times in the event...also clocked the team's fourth-fastest 100, a time of 10.73 in the Texas Relays prelims...anchored the Lobos' top-ranked 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams, earning all-MWC honors and Midwest Regional berths with both squads...first UNM victory came at the UTEP Springtime meet...(indoor) Made his Lobo debut at the MWC Championships...ran the fourth-fastest preliminary time in the 200 (21.85), then finished eighth in the finals (22.18)...just missed the 60m finals as well, clocking a ninth place time of 7.04 in the prelims.

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY:

Attended Division II Lincoln University in Jefferson, Mo. from 2001-02...competed for head coach Victor Thomas...clocked a season-best and NCAA D-2 provisional qualifying time of 21.54 in the 200m during the 2002 outdoor season.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Graduated from Oliuet Baptist High School (Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria) in 1998.

PERSONAL:

Born on Jan. 24, 1983 in Kaduna, Nigeria...age is 22...major is Management Information Systems.

COLLEGIATE BESTS - OUTDOOR

100: 10.73, 200: 20.95

COLLEGIATE BESTS - INDOOR

60: 7.04, 200: 21.85
Saturday, January 10
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Open *
Saturday, January 24
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Lobo Collegiate Invitational *
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