Hamza Abdul
Hamza Abdul
Birth Date: 01/01/1991
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chelsea, Mass.
High School: Chelsea
Alma Mater: Mid-Distance

2010-11: Competed in four meets in his sophomore season ... Finished in the top-20 nine times ... Posted a 4th place finish in the 4x400 at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance championship meet on Frebruary 12 ... Leaped 6.17 meters at the Jay Carisella Invitational on December 4 to earn a 19th place finish ... Recorded a fifth place finish at the LEC/NE Alliance meet in the triple jump with a jump of 11.85 meters.

2009-10: Saw action in four meets during the indoor season, making his collegiate debut on January 29 at the Boston Reebok Games ... On February 6, recorded best long jump distance of the season with a leap of 6.22m and a third place fi nish at the Smith Tartan Invitationa where he also placed 18th in the 800M race with a time of 2:12.00 ... Had a solid showing at the Little East Conference Championships on February 13, placing sixth in the long jump with a leap of 6.09m and 10th in the triple jump, jumping 11.34m ... Competed in five meets during the outdoor season ... Registered fastest 800M time of the season on March 20 at the NEU Husky Spring Open, placing 24th with with a 2:13.04 time ... Had an all around solid jumping day on April 3 at the Jim Sheenhan Memorial, recording season-highs in both the long and triple jump events placing seventh in the long jump with a leap of 6.33m and 13th in the triple jump with a leap of 11.93m ... On April 10 at the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Classic, recorded a season-best high jump with a leap of 1.73m, good for sixth place ... Enjoyed a solid all-around day at the LEC/Alliance Championships on April 24 when he finished in the top 15 in the LEC in all four events he competed in, fi nishing fifth in the long jump with a 6.18m leap, eighth in the triple jump with an 11.83m leap, ninth in the high jump with a 1.71m leap and 15th in the 400M race with a time of 53.95 seconds, a season-best.

Personal/High School: Three-year letterwinner in track & field and won four letters for the basketball team at Chelsea High School ... Named a Captain for the Red Devils' 2008 Commonwealth Athletic Conference championship track & field squad ... Selected the CHS basketball team's Captain and was tabbed a CAC All-Star as a small forward ... Earned the Jack Niven Award for the Chelsea High School basketball team ... Born January 1, 1991 ... Son of Edo and Mohamed ... Majoring in exercise health science and would like to pursue a career as a physical therapist or a trainer ... Enjoys playing basketball or taking naps.