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Cliff Obodo
Position: Jumps
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Brentwood, Calif.
High School: Heritage
Major: Electrical Engineering

Comes into the season as the Aggies top high jumper…Should contend for an indoor and outdoor MEAC championship in the event…Will likely provide the Aggies valuable points during the conference championships…He is a second-team All-MEAC performer in the indoor high jump. 

2013-14 Indoor Season:  Competed in seven indoor meets… Placed seventh in the high jump at 6-feet, 6 inches at the JDL College Kick-off Classic on Dec. 7… Placed third at the Gene Anderson Invitational at 6-feet, 4 ¾ inches… Placed second at the UNCG Spartans Team Challenge (6-feet, ¾ inches), High Point Panthers Team Challenge (6-feet, 8 ¾ inches) and the 2014 MEAC Indoor Championships with a personal-best jump of 6-feet, 9-inches to earn second-team All-MEAC.

 2014 Outdoor Season: Competed in five outdoor meets… Finished fifth at the 2014 Aggie Invitational at 6-feet, 8-inches… Finished his season placing fourth at the 2014 MEAC Outdoor Championship with a jump of 6-feet, 7-inches.

2012-13: Competed in two meets during the indoor season…Placed sixth at the 2013 MEAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the high jump after going out with a mark of 6-feet, 5-inches…Competed in five outdoor meets…His best jump came at the N.C. A&T Invitational when he was eliminated with a jump of 6-feet, 4 ¾ inches for an eighth place finish.

High School: Attended Heritage High School…Went to states his senior year in California…Holds the school record in the high jump…Was an honor roll student.

Personal: Full name is Clifford C. Obodo…He is the son of Ike Rose…He was born on September 11, 1994…Has three siblings, Issac, Michael and Christine Obodo…His major is electrical engineering…After graduation, Obodo sees himself working as an engineer…Enjoys reading, listening to music and playing video games…As a pre-competition ritual Obodo listens to music and prays.

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