Divine Oladipo - Women's Track and Field - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Divine Oladipo

Class Graduate
Hometown London, England
High School Bexley Grammar School
Event Throws
Major Undeclared
Bio

Career Results at Ohio State

Career Results at UConn

ESPNW on Feb. 15, 2019

Career Honors
• Two-time second-team All-America in the indoor shot put (2018, 2019)
• Two-time All-America in the discus (2018 honorable mention, 2021 second team)
• 2021 second-team All-America in the outdoor shot put
• 2019 American Athletic Conference champion (indoor shot put)

As a Fifth Year Senior at Ohio State (2020-21)
• Second-team All-America in the discus with ninth-place finish at NCAA Championships (57.26m/187-10 ft.)
• Second-team All-America in the outdoor shot put with 14th-place finish at NCAA Championships (16.76m/55-0 ft.)
• Third at Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the discus (54.80m/179-09 ft.)
• Sixth at Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the shot put  (17.20m/56-5.25 ft.)
• Sixth in shot put and eighth in discus at NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 26-29)
• First in the outdoor discus at two meets and first in shot put at B1G North Florida Invite (April 3)
• Fifth at Big Ten Indoor Championships in the shot put (16.20m/53-01.75 ft.)

As a Senior at Ohio State (2019-20)
• Redshirt during indoor season
• Outdoor season canceled due to CoVID-19 pandemic

As a Junior at UConn (2018-2019)
• Second Team All-America in indoor shot put (16.29m/53-05.33 ft.)
• American Athletic Conference champion in the indoor shot put (16.56m/54-03.96 ft.)
• AAC all-conference and All-ECAC/IC4A
• Competed in eight indoor meets in the shot put
• Five first-place finishes
• First-place at ECAC/IC4A meet (16.63m/54-06.75 ft.)
• Finished 11th at NCAA Indoor Championships
• Did not compete in outdoor season

As a Sophomore at UConn (2017-2018)
Indoor:
• Competed at six indoor meets
• First at Valentine Invitational with shot put of 16.64m/54-7.25 ft.
• Silver medalist twice in shot put at Nittany Lion Challenge and Dr. Sander Invitational Armory Challenge (College/Open)
• Bronze finish at conference championships with a mark of (15.66m/51-4.50 ft.)

Outdoor:
• Second Team All-America in the shot put (17.37m/576-11.85 ft.)
• USTFCCCA honorable mention All-America in discus (50.92m/167-0.72 ft.)
• Competed at nine meets in the shot put and discus
• Notched 16 top-20 finishes, four first-place finishes
• Silver and bronze at conference outdoor championships in discus and shot put, respectively

As a Freshman at UConn (2016-2017)
Indoor:
• Fourth in shot put at the Wagner Invite and Nittany Lion Challenge
• Earned bronze medals in shot put at the Vanderbilt Invitational, Columbia East-West Challenge and Armory Track Invitational
• Won gold medal in shot put (16.41m) at the American Indoor Championships
• Placed first in shot put (15.53m) at the IC4A/ECAC Indoor Championships

Outdoor:
• First place in the shot put (15.24m) and discus (49.44m) at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge
• Won silver medal in shot put (15.67m) at the Miami Hurricane Collegiate Invitational
• Won shot put (15.92m) and discus (48.26m) events at the UConn Northeast Challenge
• Second-place finishes in shot put and discus at the Larry Ellis Invitational
• Won silver in shot put (15.82m) and bronze in discus (49.15m) at American Outdoor Championships
• Competed in discus and shot put at NCAA East Preliminary Round

The Oladipo File 
• International experience includes competing at the U20 European championships in 2017 in Italy, the European seniors in 2018 in Berlin, and the U23 European championships in 2019 Sweden
• Graduate transfer to Vanderbilt in summer of 2021
• Transferred to Ohio State from Connecticut in January 2020