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Omasanuwa Omatseye

Position Sprints
Class Jr./Jr.
Hometown Warri, Nigeria
High School Notre Dame Preparatory


2020 INDOOR (So.)
Appeared in one meet, running a 7.18 in the 60 meters at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational (2/7-2/8).

2019 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Recorded a personal-best time of 22.49 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the Oral Roberts Invitational (3/29-3/30) … Posted a personal-best time of 21.75 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27).

2019 INDOOR (Fr.)
Posted a personal-best time of 23.11 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the ISU Classic (2/8-2/9).

Two-time letter winner in track & field at Notre Dame Preparatory in Scottsdale, Arizona for head coach Bill Gailbraith … Broke a nine-year-old 100-meter dash school record … placed third at the Arizona Interscholastic Association State Championships in 2018 … 2018 Arizona USATF State Champion … Also earned three letters in football at Notre Dame Prep.

Son of Sunday and Ebiyemi Omatseye … Born in Westmeath, Ireland … Has four siblings including sister, Amaju, and three brothers; Tsolaye, Toju and Ogbitse … Plans to major in global and international studies.