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2007-2008 Men's Track Roster


Daniel Oketch

Class: JR
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5-8
Weight: 133 pounds
Previous School: Makerere Univ.
Hometown: Kampala, Uganda

2007-08
Indoor:
Placed 15th in 400-meters in 50.97 and member of fourth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:23.00) at Kentucky Invitational ... Finished 11th in 400 in 52.08 at Blue Raider Invitational ... Placed fifth in 400 in 50.65, ninth in 200-meters in 22.78 and member of third-place mile relay (3:18.71) at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Posted times of 50.45 in 400 and 22.72 in 200 at Rod McCravy Memorial ... Finished 10th in 400 in 51.83 and 12th in 200 in 23.10 at MT Valentine Invitational ... Placed 17th in 400 in 51.17 and posted time of 22.83 in 200 prelims at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Member of second-place DMR (10:47.37) and seventh-place 4x400-meter relay (3:24.15) Clemson Relays ... Finished 16th in 800-meters (2:01.48) at Yellowjacket Invitational ... Placed 38th in 400-meters (50.46) and 46th in 200-meters (23.25) at Tiger Track Classic ... Posted times of 23.40 in 200 and 51.66 in 400 in preliminaries at Sun Belt Championships.

Before Middle Tennessee: Attended Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, and King's College Budo in Kampala ... Vice Chairman of RedLions Soccer Club, Chairman of Scouts Club and Prefect South Africa House.

Personal: Daniel Oketch ... Son of Mrs. Grace Lillian Komakech and the late Charles Anye ... Born September 12, 1985 ... Uncle, John Alii-Bua, won 400-meter hurdles gold medal at 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany.