Abi Iriafen
Abi Iriafen
Height: 5-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
High School: Los Osos HS
Events: Triple Jump / Long Jump
Experience: 1Y

2017 -- As a freshman, posted the No. 9 triple jump mark in school history — 40 feet, 4 inches — to win the event at the Blue-Green Rivalry Meet vs. UC Santa Barbara on April 29 ... came in fifth place (tops among all freshmen) at the Big West Conference Championships at Cal State Fullerton on May 13, with a performance of 40’ 3.5” ... won the triple at the 35th annual Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 25, at 39’ 4” ... also at the dual against the Gauchos, contributed to the victorious 4x100-meter relay team (which won in 47.04 seconds) and posted a season-best long jump mark of 18 feet, 6.5 inches ... during the indoor season, had a long jump of 16’ 9.25” at the UW Invitational on Jan. 28, before adding a triple jump of 36’ 10.5” at the Husky Classic on Feb. 11, also in Seattle.

Prep -- As a senior for Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, took fifth place at the CIF State Championships in the triple jump with a PR of 38 feet, 6.75 inches ... also won the Baseline League title in the long jump, with a career-best mark of 18’ 0.5” in 2015 ... exceeded 38 feet in the triple jump five times during 2016 for the Grizzlies, including four straight to close out the season ... also was a National Honor Society student.

Personal -- Born on July 14, 1998 ... has a sister (Aminat) who is also a Division I track & field student-athlete at Columbia ... chose Cal Poly because of the “challenging academics and multitude of opportunities” ... majors in Political Science (concentrating in Global Politics), with a minor in French; aspires to work for the UN.