Chukwuebuka Enekwechi
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Laurelton, N.Y.

High School:
Francis Lewis HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 235

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
01/28/1993



04/18/2014

Kentucky Relays Next for Track and Field

The Boilermakers compete in the one-day meet on Saturday.

04/15/2014

Tuesday Track Tidbits

The Boilermakers will head to the Kentucky Relays this weekend.

04/12/2014

Men and Women Help Win Border Wars

Purdue and Indiana teamed to beat Notre Dame and Louisville on Saturday.

04/11/2014

Purdue and Indiana Take on Notre Dame and Louisville at Border Wars

The Boilermakers compete Saturday in the four-team scored meet.

04/06/2014

Boilers Add to Top Fives at Texas State

Coy Blair had a huge day in the shot put with a top 10 national throw.

2013:As a freshman, took bronze at the NCAA Championships in the 35-pound weight throw with a mark of 21.52m (70-07.25); also competed in the weight throw and finished third at the Big Ten Championships with a mark of 21.90m (71-10.25); took sixth at the Big Ten Championships in the shot put with a mark of 18.17m (59-07.00) for indoor season; also in the 35-pound weight throw finished first at the Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invite with a mark of 20.85m (68-05.00); placed third at the IU relays with a mark of 18.21m (59-09.00) in the shot put; wonthe Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invite in the shot put with a mark of 18.66m (61-02.75); took second place at the SPIRE Invite with a mark of 21.02m (68-11.75); finished secondin the weight throw at the Meyo Invitational with a mark of 20.37m (66-10.00);Personal record and team best in the outdoor shot put with a distance of 19.05m (62-06.00) at the NCAA East Regional finishing where he finished third ... finished 14th in the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a distance of 18.32m (60-01.25) in shot put ... with a distance of 17.23m (56-06.50) in shot put, he finished 11th in the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... second in shot put in the Shamrock Invitational with a distance of 17.68m (58-00.25) ... third in shot put in the Dave Rankin Invite 17.29m (56-08.75) ... personal record and team best in the hammer throw with a distance of 64.94m (213-01) with a second place finish in the Tiger Track Classic ... finished seventh in the NCAA East Regional with a distance of 63.06m (206-11) in the hammer throw ... at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, placed 14th in hammer throw with a distance of 62.75m (205-10) ... with a distance of 62.42m (171-11) in hammer throw, he placed fourth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... with Coy Blair, were the only two freshmen from the same school to qualify for the NCAA Championships in the throwing events ... Enekwechi was the only individual at the NCAA Championships to qualify in the hammer and shot.

2012: Did not compete while redshirting.

High School: Three-time varsity letterwinner for track and field; as a senior was the USATF Youth National Champion for shot put, was the U.S. number one for the weight throw with a mark of 75 feet and 8 inches; as a junior was section champion for shot put and the discus; as a sophomore won the city champion two times.

Personal: Chukwuebuka Cornnell Enekwechi was born January 28, 1993, in Queens, New York; is the son of Christian and Christiana Enekwechi; has two brothers Chris and Chisom, and one sister Diamond; plans to major in Health and Human Sciences.