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Temi Odukale
Temi  Odukale

Hometown:
Sewaren, N.J.

High School:
Woodbridge

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/11/1997

Experience:
Jr./Jr.

On Odukale: Part of the Wildcats depth in the sprints ... Top individual event is the 400 meter hurdles outdoors, in which she has been a BIG EAST scorer ... Will continue working to help the team in meets throughout the year.

2017 Outdoor: Competed six times in the 400 meter hurdles ... Tallied a ninth place finish in the preliminary heats at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 1:05.73 ... Top time of the season was 1:05.52, which came in a first place finish at the Haverford Invitational ... Opened the season with a time of 1:07.55 at the Penn Challenge ... Recorded times of 1:05.60 at the Colonial Relays, 1:06.31 at the Larry Ellis Invitational and 1:06.81 at the Sam Howell Invitational.

2016-17 Indoor: Competed in the 500 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and finished in fourth place with a time of 1:20.46 in her only race of the season.

2016 Outdoor: Advanced to the final of the 400 meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Championships ... Tallied a fifth place finish in the final with a time of 1:04.91 after ranking sixth in the preliminary heats in 1:05.35 ... Had a season-best best time of 1:04.01 in the hurdles at the Princeton Outdoor Invite, where she notched a seventh place finish ... Also anchored the 4x400 meter relay squad to a fourth place finish with a time of 3:51.17 at the Princeton meet ... Opened the season by finishing ninth in the hurdles at the Penn Challenge (1:08.06) ... Recorded a time of 1:06.10 at the Colonial Relays and crossed the finish line in 1:10.02 at the Lions Invitational.

2015-16 Indoor: 
Competed at five meets during the season ... Ran three races in the 400 meters and two in the 500 meters ... Established a personal best time of 1:19.85 in the 500 meters at the Great Dane Classic ... Also ran the second leg of the 4x400 meter relay at that meet, where the Wildcats posted aa time of 3:56.30 in the relay ... Also ran the 500 meters at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, coming in second overall in 1:20.84 in addition to running the second leg of the runner-up 4x400 meter relay which finished with a time of 4:03.48 ... Her best time of the year in the 400 meters was 59.22 and came at the Gotham Cup ... Also posted times of 59.42 at the Villanova Invitational and 1:00.40 at the Villanova Open ... Also anchored the 4x400 relay squad to a sixth place finish with a time of 4:00.33 at the Villanova Open.

Woodbridge High School:
Competed for the track & field and cross country teams ... Team captain as a junior and a senior ... Qualified for the New Jersey State Meet of Championships as a senior ... Two-time first team all-area performer in the 400 meter hurdles and the 4x400 meter relay as a junior and a senior ... Also earned second team all-area honors in the 400 meters in each of those years ... Achieved Honor Roll status academically all four years and was a member of the National Honor Society her junior year.

Personal: Born 8/11/97 in Rahway, N.J. ... One of four children of Abiodun and Shakirat Odukale ... Siblings are Eniola (25), Anu (18) and Bayo (15) ... Enjoys reading ... Chose to attend Villanova for its community service values and for the reputation of the School of Nursing ... Majoring in Nursing.

PERSONAL BESTS

400 Meters             57.62          High School
400 Meter Hurdles 1:02.17 High School
500 Meters 1:19.85 2016 Great Dane Classic

CAREER AWARDS (Academics)

BIG EAST All-Academic Team            2015-16

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

400 Meter Hurdles     5th             2016 Outdoor

Schedule