Despite competing while sick with a cold, Alaka claimed his first title in the 100-meters, as he accelerated through the middle of the track and leaned across the line for the win in 10.29 seconds, edging Arizona State's Ryan Milus who was second in 10.34.
An hour later, the British national, nicknamed the "Flash Man", used a late surge in the final ten meters to run down USC's Joey Hughes, throwing himself across the line to get the victory in 20.85 to Hughes' 20.87,
Courtesy of gohuskies.com, here is a video interview with Alaka.
Next up for Alaka is the NCAA preliminary rounds May26-28 in Eugene, with trips to the NCAA championships on June 8-11 in Des Moines, Iowa on the line.
NOTE: The University of Washington contributed to this report.