Cindy Ofili
Cindy  Ofili

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ypsilanti, Mich.

High School:
Huron

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Elig (In/Out):
JR/JR


06/30/2015

Ofili to Compete for Great Britain at British Championships

Women's Trackster Ofili to Compete for Great Britain at British Championships

06/13/2015

NCAA Runner-Up Ofili Shatters Hurdles Record; Handler, Finn All-Americans

Ofili NCAA Runner-Up in Women's Hurdles; Handler, Finn All-Americans

06/11/2015

Ofili Sets Dash Record, Finals in Hurdles; Handler Moves On in 1,500

Ofili Sets Women's Dash Record, Finals in Hurdles; Handler Moves On in 1,500

05/17/2015

Ofili Secures Back-to-Back Hurdles Titles; U-M Takes Fifth at Big Tens

Ofili Secures Back-to-Back Women's Hurdles Titles

05/02/2015

Ofili Claims Two Titles as U-M Closes Strong in California

Women's Trackster Ofili Claims Two Titles as U-M Closes Strong at UCI

Last Updated: June 16, 2015

At Michigan ... School record holder in the indoor 60-meter dash (7.37), indoor 200-meter dash (23.69), outdoor 100m dash (11.39) and outdoor 100m hurdles (12.60) ... Three-time USTFCCCA All-America (2014: first team indoor 60m hurdles, second team outdoor 100m hurdles; 2015: first team outdoor 100m hurdles) and one time Honorable Mention (2015: outdoor, 100m dash) ... Four-time Big Ten champion -- indoor 60-meter hurdles (2014-15) and outdoor 100-meter hurdles (2014-15) ... Big Ten Indoor Track Athlete of the Year (2014) ... Four-time All-Big Ten first team (2014/15 indoor and 2014/15 outdoor) ... All-Big Ten second team (2013 indoor 60-meter hurdles) ... Seven-time Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week (May 14, 2014; Jan. 19, Feb. 9, Feb. 23, April 8, April 22, April 29, 2015) ... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2014-15) ... USTFCCCA All-Academic (2014) ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014, 2015) ... NAACP Michigan Chapter Wilma Rudolph Award Winner (2015).

Junior (2015) ... Broke a 10-year old school record to finish runner-up in the 100m dash (11.39) and broke her sister's seven-year old school record in the 100m hurdles (12.60) at the NCAA Championships ... Successfully defended her title in the 60m hurdles at the Indoor Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28), crossing at 8.15, and defended her 100m hurdles title at the outdoor competition (May 15-17), running a then-PR 12.89.
Outdoor ... At the NCAA Championships (June 11, 13), shattered the program record in the 100m hurdles (12.60) previously held by her sister since 2008 to finish as national runner-up ... Also ran 11.39 to set the program record in the 100m dash during the semifinals to finish 18th with Honorable Mention recognition ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 28-30), qualified in both the 100m dash and 100m hurdles, ran 11.53 as runner-up in the quarterfinals of the 100m dash (May 29); won both heats of her 100m hurdles races, improving her PR to 12.81 ... Successfully defended her 100m hurdles in a then-personal-best 12.89 at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17), and also finished seventh in the 100m dash ... Won her fifth straight 100m hurdles title to close out the regular season at the adidas/Steve Scott Invitational (May 2), running 13.03 for the win; also finished runner-up in the 100m dash with a new PR (11.45) and won the 200m race in a season-best 23.56 ... Ran a season-best 12.96 to take the 100m hurdles crown at Drake Relays (April 25), her fourth straight win to start the season ... Won the 100m hurdles in 12.98 and also finished runner-up in the 100m dash (11.64) and ran in the third-place 4x400m relay at UVA Challenge (April 17-18) ... Won the 100m hurdles (13.24) and 100m dash (personal-best 11.52) at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4), also running in the 4x400m relay ... Won the 100m hurdles in 13.22 and also ran in the 4x400m relay at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28).
Indoor ... Competed in the 60m hurdles at the NCAA Championships (March 13-14), but did not qualify for finals ... Also competed in the 60m dash and 200m finals at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28), finishing fourth and fifth ... Took second place in the 60m hurdles at the Don Kirby Collegiate Invitational (Feb. 14), crossing at 8:13; also ran 7.46 in the 60m dash but did not qualify for the finals ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7), ran 7.44 in the 60m dash to finish third and 8.10 in the 60m hurdles to finish second ... Won event titles at EMU Triangular (Jan. 9), Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 17) and Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31) in the 60m dash, 60m hurdles and 200m dash.

Sophomore (2014) ... Set school record holder in the indoor 60-meter dash (7.37) and indoor 200-meter dash (23.69) ... Two-time All-America -- first team (indoor 60m hurdles), second team (outdoor 100m hurdles) ... Two-time Big Ten champion -- indoor 60-meter hurdles and outdoor 100-meter hurdles ... Big Ten Indoor Track Athlete of the Year ... Two-time All-Big Ten first team (indoor 60-meter hurdles, outdoor 100-meter hurdles) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ...U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner.
Outdoor ... At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 11-14), finished 11th in the 100-meter hurdles (13.31) to earn All-America second team honors ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 29-31), finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (13.00) to qualify for the NCAA Championships, and also placed 23rd in the 200-meter dash (24.27, 23.55p) ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), won the 100-meter hurdles title (12.93) and finished fifth in the 100-meter dash (11.75, 11.61p) and third in the 200-meter dash (23.74) ... At the Toledo Invitational (May 9), won the 100-meter hurdles (13.32) and 100-meter dash (11.95) ... At the UC Irvine Steve Scott Invitational (May 2-3), won the 100-meter hurdles (13.07) and 200-meter dash (23.62), and placed second in the 100-meter dash (11.59) and fourth as a member of the 4x400-meter relay (3:46.82) ... At the Penn Relays (April 26), finished ninth in the 100-meter hurdles (14.15) ... At the LSU Alumni Gold (April 19), finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (13.08) and 13th in the 200-meter dash (24.22) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), won the 100-meter hurdles (13.64), and finished second in the 100-meter dash (11.96) and fourth in the 200-meter dash (24.06) ... At the North Florida Invitational (March 28-29), finished second in the 200-meter dash (24.29).
Indoor ... At the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 14-15), finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.07) ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March1), won the 60-meter hurdles title (8.08), and also finished third in the 60-meter dash (7.43) and fourth in the 200-meter dash (23.69), improving upon her own school records in the 60m and 200m ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 22), won the 60-meter dash (7.46) and 60-meter hurdles (8.26) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 14-15), won the 60-meter hurdles (8.20), and finished second in the 60-meter dash (7.40) and 200-meter dash (23.86), setting school records in the 60m and 200m ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), finished second in the 60-meter dash (7.49), and won the 200-meter dash (24.02) and 60-meter hurdles (8.25) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), won the 60-meter dash (7.58), 60-meter hurdles (8.27) and 200-meter dash (24.45, 24.08#) ... At the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (Jan. 10), won the 60-meter dash (7.59) and 60-meter hurdles (8.41), and finished third in the 300-meter dash (39.80).

Freshman (2013)... All-Big Ten second team (indoor 60m hurdles).
Outdoor ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 23-25), finished 14th in the 100-meter hurdles (13.36) and ran the second leg of the 4x100-meter relay that took 22nd (45.71) ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 10-12), finished third in the 100-meter hurdles (13.30) and as a member of the 4x100-meter relay (45.90), and also took 13th in the 100-meter dash (11.97) ... At the Toledo Invitational (May 2-3), placed third in the 200-meter dash (24.08) ... At the Drake Relays (April 25-27), finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (13.56) and ran the second leg of the 4x100-meter relay that took 17th (46.86) ... At the Kansas Relays (April 18-20), won the 100-meter hurdles (13.50) and ran the second leg of the runner up 4x100-meter relay (45.96) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 6), finished fourth in the 100-meter dash (12.05), fifth in the 200-meter dash (25.19), won the 100-meter hurdles (13.61) and ran the second leg of the runner up 4x100-meter relay (46.04) ... At the Raleigh Relays (March 29-30), finished 11th in the 200-meter dash (24.86), second in the 100-meter hurdles (13.34), and ran the second leg of the 4x100-relay that finished 10th (46.42) ... At the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational (March 22-23), won the 100-meter dash (11.84) and the 100-meter hurdles (13.53), finished third in the 200-meter dash (24.38), and ran the second leg of the winning 'A' 4x100-relay (46.39) ... At the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (March 16), finished second in the 200-meter dash (24.60) and second in the 100-meter hurdles (13.74) ... At the USF Bulls Invitational (March 15), finished eighth in the 100-meter dash (11.80), third in the 100-meter hurdles (13.84), and ran the first leg of the 'B' 4x400-relay that finished sixth (3:56.35).
Indoor ... At the Notre Dame Wilson Invitational (March 1-2), finished third in the 60-meter hurdles (8.24) ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 22-23), finished second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.22), earning All-Big Ten second team honors, seventh in the 60-meter dash (7.50) and 11th in the 200-meter dash (24.36) ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 16), finished second in the 60-meter dash (7.61) and second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.24) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), finished 12th in the 60-meter dash (7.64), 14th in the seeded 200-meter dash (24.41), and second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.24) ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 1-2), won the 60-meter hurdles (8.26) and finished sixth in the 60-meter dash semifinals (7.66) ... Against Michigan State (Jan. 26), won the 60-meter dash (7.57) and 200-meter dash (24.56), and took second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.44) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19), won the 60-meter dash (7.59), finished third in the 60-meter hurdles (8.51) and ran the third leg of the 'B' 4x400-meter relay that took third (3:56.58) ... At the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (Jan. 11), finished third in the 60-meter dash (7.70), fifth in the 300-meter dash (41.05), and fourth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.54).

Prep ... Graduated from Ann Arbor Huron High School (2012) ... Honor Roll ... Scholar Athlete ... NAACP Academic Award ... Three-time varsity letterwinner in track and field (2010, '11, '12) ... Was high school teammates with current U-M teammate Maya Long ... MITCA Track Athlete of the Year (2012) ... Gatorade Player of the Year Candidate (2012) ... Michigan Meet of Champions team captain (2012) ... Huron track and field team captain (2012) ... Michigan Indoor State Meet Athlete of the Meet (2012) ... Washtenaw County Athlete of the Year (2012) ... Tied the Michigan state 100-meter hurdles record (2012) ... Regional champion in 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, 100-meter dash, and 800-meter relay (2012) ... Member of runner-up team at 2012 Michigan state meet ... All-State 100-meter hurdles and 800-meter relay (2011) ... Regional champion in 100-meter dash and 800-meter relay (2011) ... All-County in 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, and 800-meter relay (2011) ... All-Region and All-County in 100-meter hurdles and 100-meter dash (2010).

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts ... Majoring in education ... Born on August 5, 1994 ... Daughter of Felix and Lillian Ofili ... Personal Notes: Father, Felix, ran track and played soccer at the University of Anambra (Nigeria) ... Brother, Frank, played football for the University of Toledo (2000-03) ... Brother, Alex, played football for the University of Michigan (2002-04) ... Sister, Tiffany, ran track for the University of Michigan (2006-09).

Collegiate Personal Bests:

$ = school record

Event Time Date
60m (I) 7.37 $ 2-28-14
60m Hurdles (I) 8.07 3-15-14
200m (I) 23.69 $ 3-1-14
300m (I) 39.80 1-10-14
100m (O) 11.39 $ 6-11-15
200m (O) 23.55 5-30-14
100m Hurdles (O) 12.60 $ 6-13-15

 



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