Ojeleye To Serve As Big 12 SAAC Vice-Chair in 2011-12

Senior Victor Ojeleye was recently elected as Big 12 SAAC Vice-Chair.

Sept. 13, 2011

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Senior forward Victor Ojeleye was recently elected by his conference peers to serve as Vice-Chair of the Big 12 Conference’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) during the 2011-12 athletics season.

A two-time first team Academic All-Big 12 selection, Ojeleye saw action in 24 games as a junior in 2010-11, averaging 1.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting with 1.6 rebounds in 8.0 minutes per game.  He scored in 10 games, including a season-high 12 points against North Florida on Dec. 31, 2010.   

A double major in accounting and finance, Ojeleye earned the inaugural Dr. Gerald Lage Award from the Big 12 Conference in 2010-11, which is given to student-athletes who have earned 100 or more hours of credit with a cumulative 3.8 GPA.  He also has been named to both the Fall and Spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls each of the past two years, including a perfect 4.0 GPA during the Spring 2011 semester.