Track & Field

SimisolaAkinrinsola

  • position Throws
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Previous School Purdue
  • High school Ben Davis High School
  • Major Pharmacy

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Personal Bests:

Indoor:

SP – 49’8.25″/15.14m

WT – 70’1.5″/21.37m

Outdoor:

SP – 50’7.5″/15.43m

HT – 166’6″/50.76m

In The Record Book:

  • Ranks 2nd all-time in the indoor weight throw with a throw of 70’1.5″/21.37m set in 2024
  • Ranks 9th all-time in the outdoor shot put with a throw of 50’7.5″/15.43m set in 2023

2023-24 (Graduate)

Outdoor

  • Placed 8th in the hammer throw with a personal best throw of 166’2″/50.66m at the USF Alumni Invitational
  • Placed 22nd in the shot put with a mark of 44’11.75″/13.71m at the USF Alumni Invitational
  • Placed 10th in the shot put with a mark of 47’5.25″/14.46m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational
  • Placed 18th in the hammer throw with a mark of 163’10″/49.94m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational
  • Placed 5th in the hammer throw with a personal best throw of 166’6″/50.76m at the Jim Green Invitational

Indoor

  • Placed 3rd in the shot put with a throw of 45’1.75″/13.76m at the Indiana Early Bird meet
  • Won the weight throw with a throw of 64’1″/19.53m at the Indiana Early Bird meet
  • Won the weight throw with a throw of 65’0″/19.81m at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet
  • Placed 4th with a personal best throw of 67’6″/20.57m in the weight throw at the Vanderbilt Invitational
  • Placed 8th with a throw of 48’11″/14.91m in the shot put at the Vanderbilt Invitational
  • Placed 5th with a personal best throw of 67’7″/20.60m in the weight throw at the Razorback Invitational
  • Placed 16th in the shot put with a throw of 46’8.25″/14.23m at the Razorback Invitational
  • Placed 12th in the shot put with a throw of 46’5.5″/14.16m at the Tiger Paw Invitational
  • Placed 7th in the weight throw with a throw of 65’7″/19.99m at the Tiger Paw Invitational
  • Placed 4th in the weight throw with a personal best throw of 70’1.5″/21.37m at the SEC Indoor Championships

2022-23 (Graduate)

Outdoor

  • Placed 15th in the hammer throw with a personal best throw of 160’4”/48.88m at the UCF Black & Gold Invite
  • Placed 5th in the shot put with a personal best throw of 47’7.75”/14.52m at the UCF Black & Gold Invite
  • Placed 5th in the shot put with a personal best throw of 50’7.50″/15.43m at the Tom Jones Memorial
  • Placed 10th in the shot put with a throw of 47’0.75″/14.34m at the Michael Johnson Invitational
  • Won the shot put with a throw of 46’4″/14.12m at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Placed 42nd in the shot put with a throw of 46’0.75″/14.04m at the NCAA East Preliminaries

Indoor

  • Won the shot put competition with a throw of 45’9.75″/13.96m at the Commonwealth College Opener.
  • Placed third in the weight throw with a throw of 63’2″/19.25m at the Commonwealth College Opener.
  • Won the weight throw with a throw of 63’2″/19.25m at the Rod McCravy Memorial.
  • Placed 4th in the shot put competition with a throw of 46’10.75″/14.29m at the Rod McCravy Memorial.
  • Placed 8th and set a career best in the shot put competition with a throw of 49’8.25″/15.14m at the Vanderbilt Invitational.
  • Placed 4th in the weight throw with a throw of 61’10.25″/18.85m at the Vanderbilt Invitational.
  • Placed 8th in the weight throw with a throw of 61’5.75″/18.74m at the Razorback Invitational.
  • Placed 7th in the weight throw with a throw of 63’7″/19.38m at the Tiger Paw Invite.
  • Placed 9th and set a career best in the weight throw with a 65’4″/19.91m throw at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships that ranks 5th on the all-time performers list.

2021-22 (Graduate) 

Outdoor 

  • Earned hammer throw personal best (152’10”/46.59m) at the Kentucky Invitational 
  • Competed in two meets 

Indoor 

  • Earned a personal best in the weight throw (63’4”/19.30m) and finished fourth at the McCravy meet 
  • Best shot put of the season was 42’9”/13.03m at the Tiger Paw Invitational 
  • Competed in six meets, including SEC Championships 

2017-2021 at Purdue 

  • Participated in eight meets and competed in the shot put and weight throw 
  • Had a career-best throw of 16.38 meters in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships 
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