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2008-2009 Men's Track Roster

Stanley Gbagbeke

Class: SO
Position: Jumps
Height: 6-0
Weight: 154 pounds
Previous School: Oviorie [Delta State]
Hometown: Oginibo, Nigeria

Ranked 34th in the nation on the NCAA descending order list in the long jump 24-8.25 (7.52m) set at the MT Christmas Invitational finishing second...Earned All-Sun Belt honors in the long jump placing second with a jump of 24-6.5 (7.48m) in the event at the SBC Championships...Won the 200 meters in 22.18 at the MT Valentine Invitational...Placed third in the 55 meters in 6.54 and seventh in the 200 in 23.14 at the Middle Tennessee Classic...Finished fourth in the 55 in 6.43 and second in the 200 in 21.58 at the MT Christmas Invitational...Came in seventh in 6.8 in the 60 meters and eighth in the long jump 22-4.25 (6.76m) at the Rod McCravy Memorial...Finished 18th in the 60 in 23.14 at the Kentucky Invitational...Finished 14th in 6.6 in the 55 at the SBC Championships.
Outdoor: Finished second in the NCAA in the long jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a leap of 26-3 (8.0m) earning All American honors...Ranked t-29th as a member of the 4x100 meter relay team on the NCAA descending order list with a time of 39.95 earning an NCAA Regional qualifying time run at the Sun Belt Championships...Earned All Sun Belt honors with the 4x100 meter relay...Won the 200 meter dash in 21.92 and finished second in the 100 meter dash in 10.76 at the Boston-Moon Classic as well as finishing 4th as a member of the 4x100 meter relay team...Placed fourth in the long jump with a mark of 24-8.25 (7.52m), second on the 4x100 meter relay in 39.95, ninth in the 100 meters in 10.62, and 15th in the 200 meter dash in 21.76 at the Sun Belt Championships...Finished eighth in the 100 meters in 10.68 at the Tiger Track Classic.

Stanley Gbagbeke...Son Mr. and Mrs. of Jo Gbagbeke...Born on July 24th...Both parents are teachers...Played soccer and ran track in high school...Transfered from Delta State.