Yudehwheh Gbaa
Yudehwheh Gbaa
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: Hope High School
Previous College: Lincoln University
Position: Jumps, Hurdles
2006-07: Named Atlantic 10 Co-Indoor Track & Field Outstanding Performer after placing first in the triple jump (50-2.75), third in both the long jump (22-11.00) and 55m hurdles (7.64), and seventh in the 200m dash (22.65) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship ... won men's triple jump (14.92m) and finished second in both the 110m hurdles (14.29) and 400m hurdles (53.51) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship ... also placed fourth in the long jump (23-00.00) ... finished 3rd in the triple jump (49-08.25) at the IC4A Championship ... member of 4x100 relay team which set a school-record at the Penn Relays with a time of 40.93 seconds. 2005-06: Placed second in triple jump (14.90) and fifth in the long jump (6.87) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship ... finished second in the triple jump (14.87), third in the long jump (7.04), and fifth in the 55m hurdles (7.42) at the New England Indoor Championship ... placed 16th in eastern collegiate triple jump (45-05.00) at Penn Relays ... won 110m hurdles (14.53) and placed second in the triple jump (14-04.00), third in 400m hurdles (55.00), and fifth in the long jump (22-10.00) at Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship ... won triple jump (50-02.50) and placed second in 110m hurdles (14.57), fourth in the 400m hurdles (54.00), and eighth in the long jump (22-07.75) at New England Outdoor Championship. At Lincoln University: Division III National Champion in the Triple Jump with a mark of 49-06.50. High School: Earned varsity letters in track & field and soccer ... team captain in track and soccer from 2002-04 ... 2003 national champion in the triple jump. Personal: Born October 22, 1985 ... son of Amos and Mary Gbaa ... has 11 siblings - six brothers and five sisters ... enjoys dancing, singing, and playing soccer ... lists the Brazilian national team as his favorite pro team and Ronaldihno as his favorite pro athlete ... sociology major at URI.