Uche Ugwunze

Uche  Ugwunze

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McKinney, Texas

High School:
McKinney North HS

Height:
6-2

Event:
Throws

Experience:
1L


05/25/2017

Riddle Qualifies for NCAA Outdoor Championships

Placed sixth in hammer throw at NCAA West Prelims

05/14/2017

Maher Finishes Third in Javelin at C-USA Championships

Owls enter final day in second place

05/13/2017

Filip Wins Decathlon at C-USA Championships

Junior establishes new C-USA record with 7,837 points

05/10/2017

Track & Field to Compete at C-USA Outdoor Championships

Competition begins Thursday in El Paso

05/05/2017

Men's T&F Wins Two Events at Tom Tellez Invitational

Riddle, Card-Childers victorious in throws

Ugwunze's TFRRS Results

AT MAJOR MEETS
2015 C-USA Indoor- Weight Throw, 15.65m (51-4.25)
2015 C-USA Indoor- Shot Put, 14.31m (46-11.5)
2015 C-USA Outdoor - Shot Put, 15.85m (52-0.00)
2015 C-USA Outdoor - Discus, 45.04m (147-9.00)
2015 C-USA Outdoor - Hammer Throw, 50.64m (166-2.00)
2016 C-USA Indoor - Shot Put, 15.70m (51-6.25)
2016 C-USA Indoor - Weight Throw, 16.59m (54-5.25)
2016 C-USA Outdoor - Shot Put, 12.67m (41-7.00)
2016 C-USA Outdoor - Discus Throw, 43.13m (141-6)
2016 C-USA Outdoor - Hammer Throw, 54.86m (180-0)

PERSONAL BESTS
(Indoor)
Shot Put - 15.70m (51-6.25), C-USA Indoor Championships (2/24/16)
Weight Throw- 16.75m (54-11.5), C-USA Indoor Championships (2/24/16)
(Outdoor)
Shot Put- 16.00m (52-6.00), Victor Lopez Classic (3/24/16)
Discus- 45.89m (150-7.00), Skechers Carl Knight Invitational (4/8/16)
Hammer- 55.93m (183-6.00), Tom Tellez Invitational (5/6/16)

2015-16
Indoor: Placed sixth in the shot put and seventh in the weight throw at the C-USA Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Earned C-USA All-Conference honors with a third place finish at the C-USA Championships in the hammer throw...also placed second in the hammer throw at both the J. Fred Duckett Twilight and the Tom Tellez Invitational.

2014-15
Indoor: Placed 6th in the shot put (14.33m) at the Aggie Invitational...7th in weight throw at Houston Tune Up. Outdoor: Threw a season-best 51.29 in the hammer to place 3rd at the UTEP Invitational...also finished 4th in the shot put and discus at the UTEP Invitational. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from and threwat McKinney North HS for head coach Melvin Crosby ... varsity starter three years ... senior stats of 170'3" in the discus and 52'3" in the shot put ... also played football for three years on varsity for head coach Mike Fecci ... was an all-district offensive lineman and part of a team that was district and bi-district champions.

PERSONAL
Full Name: Uche Christopher Ugwunze ... Parents: Onyema and Ngozi Ugwunze (one brother/two sisters) ... Major: Kinesiology (Bio Chem minor)... College: Will Rice.
 Member of Will Rice College
Will Rice College

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