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Chioma Onyekwere
Position: Throws
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
High School: James W. Robinson HS

2013 OUTDOOR TRACK - Season-best mark in the shot put at UCF Invitational where she placed 3rd and recorded the fourth-best mark in Maryland outdoor history (49-10.50)… Season-best mark in the discus at ACC Championships where she placed 9th and recorded the fifth-best mark in Maryland outdoor history (143-01)…Placed 2nd at Kehoe Twilight in the hammer throw with a season-best mark of 143-05…Placed 13th in the same event at ACC Championships (142-07).

2013 INDOOR TRACK - Recorded a season best and ECAC qualifying throw in the shot put at ACC Championships (49-08.25)...Placed 5th... Placed in the top six in the event in all meets this season.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Four-year standout at James W. Robinson High School...Two-time district record holder in the shot put...All-Met Honorable Mention...Two year district champion...Regional champion in 2011 and 2012...Third in the state in 2012 and fifth in nationals...Third in the state in 2011...Also played club soccer in Fairfax where she was named best defensive player and most valuable player.

PERSONAL - Parents are Chima and Scholar ... Nickname is Cici...Has four siblings - Emeka, Kay, Chima, and Dinma...Currently enrolled in college of letters & sciences ... Chose Maryland for the family aspect of the team...Volunteers every summer helping teach children in Nigeria.

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