Kulayifi Haji
    Kulayifi Haji

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lane Tech

    Birthdate:
    11/01/1992


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    09/21/2013

    Salukis dominate Saluki Invitational, sweep both men's and women's races

    Zach Dahleen took victory in the men's 8K, and Kelley Gallagher won her first career race in the women's 5K.

    09/06/2013

    Saluki women, Darnell cruise to victory at EIU Walt Crawford Open

    Southern's women's team scored six in the top-ten, seven in the top-15 and eight in the top-25.

    08/30/2013

    Saluki men and women wrap up Saluki Early Bird

    Senior T.J. Heffernan won with a time of 12:43.93.

    10/12/2012

    Cross Country men claim victory, women take third at Bradley Classic

    Zach Dahleen notched his highest finish of the season.

    TFRRS Bio

    Personal Bests
    4K 12:37.6
    8K 25:45.85

    2013
    Ran in three meets for the Salukis...Best finish was fifth at the Saluki Early Bird.

    2012
    Ran in four races for the Salukis...Two top-20 finishes, including a sixth-place finish at the SIU Early Bird...Best 8K time of the season was 26:19, clocked at the Bradley Classic on Oct. 12.

    2011
    Participated in six meets, all with the Salukis...Best finish came at the SIU Early Bird on Sep. 2 in fifth place...Had an average finish of 34.3.

    2010
    Redshirted.

    High School
    Three-time state qualifier and team's most valuable player at Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago...Set the school record in the indoor 4x800m during his senior year...Named most inspirational athlete all four years.

    Personal
    Born on Nov. 1, 1992, to Kadir Datu and Asho Kalu...Majoring in health care management.

    SIU