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Chinwe Igwe
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Chinwe Igwe 1987543
Position: Throws
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Orange, N.J.
High School: West Orange
Other College: Rider University

Igwe's TFRRS Profile


2015-16
Outdoor
Season Bests
Shot Put: 12.82m
Discus: 40.68m
Hammer: 51.18m

 

Igwe opened her season placing 11th in duscus in the Shamrock Invitational. She continued her season placing sixth in discus in the Northeast Challege. Igwe placed first in the Spring Classic and second in the Northeast Challenge while participating in a throwing event. Igwe placed third in shot put in the America East Outdoor Championships.
 

 

Personal Best Marks
Shot Put: 41’-8”
Discus: 135’-8”
Hammer: 158’
Weight Throw: 57’-2.25”

2014-15:

Outdoor
Season Bests
Shot Put: 41’-8”
Discus: 135’-8”
Hammer: 158’

Igwe opened the outdoor season at the Shamrock Invitational, where she placed seventh in the hammer in 157’-10” and eighth in the discus in a season-best 135’-8”. She earned three sixth place finishes at Connecticut’s Northeast Challenge, in the hammer in 145’-9”, in the shot put in 35’-0.5”, and in the discus in 111’-10”. At UAlbany’s Spring Classic, Igwe finished second in the hammer in 151’-1”, and fourth in the discus in 126’-10”. She earned three fourth place finishes at the Capital District Classic, in the hammer in a season-best 158’, in the shot put in 36’-4”, and in the discus in 117’-2”. At the America East Outdoor Championships, Igwe placed sixth in the hammer in 147’-10”, seventh in the shot put in a season-best 41’-8”, and 11th in the discus in 115’-5”. Her season ended at UAlbany’s Purple & Gold Last Chance Meet, where she placed eighth in the discus in 124’-11”.

Indoor
Season Bests
Shot Put: 41’-1.75”
Weight Throw: 57’-2.25”

Igwe opened her UAlbany career at the Penn State Nittany Lion Challenge, where she placed eighth in the shot put in 38’-5.5” and ninth in the weight throw in 55’-8.25”. She placed third in the weight throw at Cornell’s Upstate Challenge in 54’-2”. After competing in the weight throw at the Armory Track Invitational, Igwe placed eighth in the same event at Boston University’s Valentine Invitational with a mark of 53’-9”. She placed ninth in the weight throw at the Millrose Games with a mark of 50’-5.25”. At the America East Indoor Championships, Igwe placed second in the weight throw in a season-best 57’-2.25” and sixth in the shot put in a season-best 41’-1.75”. Her season ended at ECAC Indoor Championships, where she placed 14th in the weight throw in 51’-10”.

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