Mobola Rotibi
    Mobola  Rotibi

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tinley Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Lincoln Way North

    Position:
    Mid Distance

    Birthdate:
    08/18/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    05/20/2015

    Saluki Track and Field earns 19 MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    For SIU, 19 is the most MVC Scholar-Athletes since 2011 (19).

    05/17/2015

    Saluki men win MVC Outdoor Championship for first time since 1992

    Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.

    05/16/2015

    Saluki men and women both in second after incredible Day Two of MVC Outdoor Championships

    SIU scored 48 total points from the men's and women's shot put alone.

    05/14/2015

    Saluki men and women both picked to finish third at MVC Outdoor Championships

    The MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by Illinois State in Normal, Ill., on May 15-17.

    05/02/2015

    Saluki men finish first, women second at conclusion of Pacesetter Quadrangular

    In total, the Saluki men won six events and the women three in two days of competition.

    05/16/2015

    2015 MVC Senior Ceremony

    Photos from the MVC Senior Ceremony; May 15, 2015

    04/17/2015

    2015 Mt. SAC Relays. Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 57th running of the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., on April 17, 2015.

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    05/17/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.17.14

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier, 800m
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    All-MVC, Distance Medley Relay (Indoor)
    Sixth All-Time at SIU for 1500m (Outdoor)
    Third All-Time at SIU for 800m (Indoor)
    Second All-Time at SIU for Distance Medley (Indoor)
    NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier, 800m...MVC Scholar-Athlete...All-MVC, Distance Medley Relay...Ran a leg of the distance medley to finish second at the MVC Indoor Tournament at 11:54.96...Placed sixth in the 800m at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 2:14.24 finish...Earned four first place finishes in the indoor season, two in the 800m, one 1000m and as part of a 4x400m team...Finished eighth in the 800m at the MVC Outdoor Championships at 2:34.11...Ran a leg of the 4x400 to finish seventh at the MVC Outdoor Championships at 3:47.54...Took 30th place in the 800m at the NCAA West Region Prelims with a 2:09.98 finish...Ranks third all-time at SIU for the 800m at 2:11.28...Is a member of the distance medley team that ranks second all-time at SIU with a 11:48.26 finish...Ranks sixth all-time at SIU for the outdoor 1500m...Held SIU's fastest time of the season in the indoor and outdoor 800m with 2:11.28 and 2:09.09 finishes, respectively...Held SIU's fastest time of the season in the 1000m with a 2:55.10 finish...Earned four first-place finishes in the outdoor season, two in the 800m and two in the 4x400m...MVC Academic Honor Roll...Competed in five events (mile, 4x400, 800m, 1000m, distance medley) in six indoor meets...Participated in four events (1500m, 4x400m, 800m, 4x800m) at six outdoor meets.

    2012-13
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    Part of 4x1600 meter relay at Drake Relays that broke school record with a time of 20:06.75...Ran in four events (800m, mile, 4x400, DMR) in five meets indoors and four events (400m, 800m, 4x400, 4x1600) in six meets outdoors...Held team-bests in both the indoor and outdoor 800 meter race..Scored in the 800m race at the MVC Indoor Championships (fifth place)...Won the 800m race at the Saluki Open...Set one new personal best in the mile (5:08.61).

    2011-12
    All-MVC, 800m (Indoor and Outdoor)
    Competed in five events in 13 different meets across both seasons...Notched six top-three finishes in the indoor and outdoor seasons combined, including her two third place finishes in the 800m in the Indoor and Outdoor MVC Championships.

    High School
    All-conference selection for high jump freshman and sophomore years... All-state selection junior and senior year...Senior year placed sixth in state in the 800m.

    Personal
    Full name is Omobolarinwa F. Rotibi...Born August 18, 1993 in Maryland...Daughter of Olabode and Abimbola Rotibi...Has one brother and two sisters..Sister plays basketball at University of Louisiana-Layfaette...Brother plays basketball at Simpson University.