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     Margaret Bamgbose  
    Margaret

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Evanston, IL

    High School:
    Evanston Township

    Event:
    Sprints/Hurdles


    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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