Mobola Rotibi
    Mobola  Rotibi

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tinley Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Lincoln Way North

    Position:
    Mid Distance

    Birthdate:
    08/18/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    03/01/2015

    No. 13 Saluki women narrowly finish in second, men finish fourth at conclusion of MVC Indoor Championships

    The No. 13 Saluki women lost by only three points after leading by nine with two events to go.

    02/28/2015

    Saluki men in first, women third after Day One of MVC Indoor Championships

    Combined, Southern won four individual championships and seven total All-MVC honors.

    02/27/2015

    Saluki men and women picked to finish third at MVC Indoor Championships

    Southern is looking for its first MVC team title since the Saluki men won the 2012 indoor title.

    02/14/2015

    Raven Saunders highlights eight Saluki titles on Day Two of Fred Wilt Invitational

    Just one week after setting the American Junior record at 17.64m (57-10.50), Saunders broke it again -- along with the all-time SIU and MVC indoor records -- at 17.99m (59-00.25).

    02/07/2015

    Historic performance highlights dominant final day of SIU Invitational

    Freshman Raven Saunders broke the all-time indoor American Junior (Under-19) shot put record on her winning throw of 17.64m (57-10.50).

    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

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    02/01/2014

    Indiana Relays, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the Indiana Relays, Feb. 1, 2014.

    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.

    Friday, Mar 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Friday, Mar 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    SIU