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 Matthew Adetula
Matthew Adetula
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
09/08/1990

05/13/2012

Hamm Wins Steeplechase, MT&F Collects 18 All-New England Honors

Eagles highly decorated at New England Championship

04/21/2012

King Earns Third Straight ACC Medal on Final Day of ACC T&F Championship

Eagle women total 26 pts., men earn four at conference meet

04/21/2012

King Earns Third Straight ACC Medal on Final Day of ACC T&F Championship

Eagle women total 26 pts., men earn four at conference meet

04/14/2012

MT&F Takes Fourth at Skyhawk Invitational

Eagles win four events, produce four other top three finishes for 87 team points

04/09/2012

Sam Howell Results

Eagles secure three New England qualifying times

AS A SENIOR (2011-12)
Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement...ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Indoor T&F: Landed mark of 6.26 meters for 19th place in the long jump at the ACC Championship (2/23-25)...set a 200-meter personal record of 23.82 and hit 6.52 meters for 15th place in the long jump at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/10-11)...ran 7.58 in the 60-meter dash and posted a distance of 6.57 meters for ninth place in the long jump at the BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28)...ran 24.54 in the 200-meter dash and took second place behind a season-best long jump of 6.65 meters at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19).
Outdoor T&F: Took 11th place in the long jump at the New England Championship (5/10-12) with a distance of 6.57 meters...finished in 12th place at the ACC Championship (4/19-21) with season-best mark of 6.94 meters...won the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational with a distance of 7.04 meters (wind-aided)...ninth in the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/6-7) long jump competition with a mark of 6.15 meters...took second in the long jump (6.64 meters) and ran the 200 in 24.54 at the Northeastern Spring Open (3/24).

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11)
Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement...ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Indoor T&F: Posted marks of 6.67 meters (21-10.60 ft.) in the long jump and 13.44 meters (44-1.1 ft.) in the triple jump at the ACC Championship (2/25-26)...led the Eagles at the Battle of Beantown (2/4) long jump competition, taking fifth with a mark of 6.68 meters (21-11.0 ft.)...at the BU Invitational (1/28), finished in eighth in the triple jump with a distance of 13.55 meters (44-5.5 ft.)...won the long jump competition with an indoor personal record mark of 7.11 meters (23-4.0 ft.) and took second in the triple jump at 14.06 meters (46-1.5 ft.) at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20)...took fourth in the long jump at 6.87 meters (22-6.50 ft.) at the Dartmouth Relays (1/9) and also ran the 60-meter dash in 7.41...placed eighth in the long jump at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/4) with a mark of 6.62m (21-08.75ft.).
Outdoor T&F: Placed 8th in the long jump and scored one point with a leap of 6.99 meters (22-11.25 ft.), before returning to hit 13.30 meters (43-7.75 ft.) in the triple jump at the New England Championship (5-13-14)...placed 2nd in the long jump with a distance of 6.93 (22-2ft) at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/29)... At the ACC Championships (4/21), recorded a distance of 6.38m (20-09.ft.) in the long jump... Took seventh in the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/1-2) long jump competition with a mark of 6.36 meters (20-10.50 ft.) opened the season with a 6.50 meter long jump at the Raleigh Relays (3/25-26).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10)
Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement...ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Indoor: Won the Harvard Invitational long jump, hitting the pit in 6.80m...at the Battle of Beantown, earned a podium finished (3rd) in the long jump with a leap of 6.80m and fourth in the triple jump (13.72m).
Outdoor T&F: Used a personal record in the triple jump (14.96m) to win the UMass Invitational...vaulted his way to a victory in the triple jump at the New England Championship, with a 14.11m mark and was the runner-up in the long jump at 6.93m...a mark of 6.98m landed him 14th place in the long jump at the Raleigh Relays...at the ACC Championship, marks of 6.78m in the long jump and 14.11m in the triple jumped, earned him 11th and 13th place finishes.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09)
Indoor: Finished third at the Battle of Beantown in the long jump at 6.58m and in the triple jump at 12.35m... came in 13rd place in the long jump at the Terrier Invitational with a jump of 6.47m...came in fourth place in the Men's Long Jump at the Dartmouth Relays with a jump of 6.66m....had a jump of 13.40m in the Men's Triple Jump at the Dartmouth Relays for fourth place.
Outdoor T&F: Won the long jump at the Brown Invitational with a personal record of 7.14m...finished in fourth place in the triple jump at the UMass Invitational at 13.13m...won the long jump at the Husky Spring Invitational with a jump of 6.53m... at the New England Outdoor Championship took second place in the long jump behind a leap of 7.11m and finished in 13th in the triple jump competition (13.39m)...at the ACC Championship, had a 12th place showing in the long jump (6.99m) and 13th in the triple jump (13.18m).

BEFORE BC
Member of the Class 3A men's track and field championship team in Florida ... recorded marks of 6.40m (21'2") in the long jump and 12.80m (42'2") in the triple jump ... also played varsity football ... member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born September 8, 1990 ... the younger of Jimi and Ellon Adetula's two children ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as an Economics major.

PERSONAL RECORDS
Long Jump
2011-12: 6.94m - ACC (4/19-21)
2010-11: 7.11m - BU Tri-Meet (1/20)
2009-10: 6.98m - Raleigh Relays
2008-09: 7.14m - Brown Invite
Triple Jump
2010-11: 14.06m - BU Tri-Meet (1/20)
2009-10: 14.96m - UMass Meet
2008-09: 13.40m - Dartmouth Relays

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