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     Margaret Bamgbose  
    Margaret

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Evanston, IL

    High School:
    Evanston Township

    Event:
    Sprints/Hurdles


    12/05/2014

    Irish Start Strong At Blue & Gold Invitational

    Notre Dame won 22 of 30 events.

    12/05/2014

    Season Outlook: New Faces, Same Goals

    Irish look to build off successful first year in ACC

    12/04/2014

    Irish Launch Season With Blue & Gold Invite

    Notre Dame will host Bethel, Detroit, DePaul, Marquette and Northern Illinois

    04/21/2013

    Irish Dominate With 42 Top-Five Finishes At The Polytan Invitational

    Margaret Bamgbose led all roster members with three event victories.

    04/17/2013

    Irish To Be Represented In Three Meets This Week

    Notre Dame Travels to California and Bloomington, Ind.

    02/18/2013

    BIG EAST MEET - DAY TWO

    BIG EAST MEET - DAY TWO

    AS A SOPHOMORE:Was sensational for the Irish in 15 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... earned outdoor All-American honors ... aided the 4x400 relay team to a second place finish at the ACC Indoor Championships, while also notching a second place finish in the 400m dash (53.61) and taking fifth place in the 200m dash (24.42) ... competed at the ACC Outdoor Championships, playing a crucial role in the 4x400 relay team's winning effort ... along with that effort, took home a third place finish in the 200m dash (23.56) and claimed fifth in the 400m dash (53.02) ... ended outdoor season at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, earning a sixth place finish in the 400m dash finals (51.72) ... was outstanding at the Georgia Tech Invitational, aiding the 4x400 relay team to gold (3:32.65) while also placing fourth in the 400m dash (52.37) ... was equally impressive as a key cog of both the 4x200 relay team that took first place (1:34.54) at the Drake Relays and the 4x400 relay team that took sixth (3:33.42) ... was more individually focused at the Stanford Invitational, bringing in a pair of second place finishes in the 200m dash (24.17, section 2) and the 400m dash (52.74, section 1) ... earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Had spectacular freshman year that culminated with a second team All-America citation during the indoor season and a pair of honorable mention All-America scrolls during the outdoor campaign ... helped the 4x400m relay team place 11th at the NCAA Indoor Championships to garner second team All-America honors ... ended outdoor season at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, taking 18th place in the 400m (53.38) and 19th place in the 4x400m relay (3:38.22) to lock up honorable mention All-America honors ... placed second in the 400m (52.25) and first in both the 4x400m relay (3:37.15) and 4x100m relay (45.19) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships to earn three all-BIG EAST scrolls ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships and brought home a third place finish in the 400m (54.41) and helped the 4x400m team to a first place finish (3:36.88) to secure two all-BIG EAST certificates ... helped set school records in indoor distance medley relay (10:59.08) and indoor 4x400m relay (3:34.67) ... took second in the 4x400m relay (3:34.39) at the Drake Relays ... finished first in the 400m (54.19), 4x100m relay (46.39) and 4x400m relay (3:42.97) at the Polytan Invitational ... finished third in the 4x100m (46.50), second and a career best in the 400m hurdles (1:00.68), and first with the 4x400m team (3:38.57) at the Louisville Border Battle ... finished fourth in the 400m hurdles (1:01.37) and second with the 4x400m relay team (3:37.84) at the Stanford Invitational ... helped the 4x400m relay team finish first (3:35.06) at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic ... finished second with the distance medley relay team (10:59.08) and fourth with the 4x400m relay team (3:34.67) at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... finished second with the 4x400m relay team (3:38.50) at the Meyo Invitational ... ran a leg with the second-place 4x400m relay team at the Indiana University Relays (3:40.59) ... placed second in the 400m (54.70) and first with the 4x400m team (3:41.69) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished first in the 200m (24.65) at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open and helped the 4x400m relay team notch a second place finish (3:44.41) ... began the season at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a fifth place finish in the 60m hurdles (9.23), second place finish in the 400m (55.82) dash and first place finish with the 4x400m relay team (3:45.95) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Evanston Township High School (Evanston, III.) in the spring of 2012 ... named champion in the 300m hurdles, finishing in 41.11, which was the third fastest in country in 2012 ... runner up in the 200m dash (24.17) and placed fourth in the 100m hurdles at the state meet senior year ... earned all-state status (2011) in the 4x200m relay, 4x400m relay and the 300m hurdles ... set the 300 meter hurdles record at the Kansas Relays in 2012 ... named all-conference (2010, 2012) ... earned school's top female athlete award and booster club female track athlete in 2012 ... awarded team MVP and booster club scholastic athlete ... daughter of Sunday and Afusatu Bamgbose ... has one younger brother, BJ, and one older sister, Maria ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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