Ababu Mohamed
Ababu Mohamed
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Previous School: Bellaire HS

2019 (Junior): Ran in five meets, earning the Golden Eagles’ top-place finish in all five races… claimed a season-best 8K time with a 25:31.1 finish at the Upstate Invitational (Oct. 5)… earned his first career top-place 8K finish with a time of 26:12.9 at the Murray State Open (Oct. 18).

2018 (Sophomore): Finished as TTU’s No. 4 runner at four of seven meets… posted a season-best eight-kilometer time of 24:56.3 at the Greater Louisville Classic on Sept. 29, which ranks 21st in the Tech record book… came in as the team’s No. 2 runner at the OVC Championships on Oct. 27, placing 16th overall with an 8K time of 25:03.2, which ranks 27th on the Golden Eagle all-time list… has four of the top 50 times in Tech history… finished among the top 20 overall at four meets.

2017 (Freshman): Raced in four meets for Tech, finishing twice as the team's No. 5 runner and twice as the No. 6… recorded an 8K best of 26:13.0 at the Adidas Pre-Nationals on October 14, which ranks 48th in the top 50 times in TTU history.

High School: Earned All-America honors at the 2015 Junior Olympics of Cross Country… two-time state championship meet qualifier and four-time district champion at Bellaire (Texas) High School… clocked his high school 5K career best as a sophomore with a time of 15:23… also a three-time track and field district champion in the 1600m and 3200m.

Academic: Majoring in mechanical engineering… named to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll once (2017-18)… named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll six times (fall 2017, spring 2018, fall 2018, spring 2019, fall 2019, spring 2020).

Honors & Awards:

  • 2020 President's Award
  • 2018 President's Award