Annette Echikunwoke
Annette  Echikunwoke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington North

Event:
Throws


05/18/2017

Bearcats Qualify 12 Individuals, 2 Relays to NCAA East Preliminary

UC set to send 14 Bearcats to Lexington in hopes of advancing to Oregon for NCAA Finals

05/15/2017

CHAMPIONS! UC Women Repeat as Conference Champions

Bearcats won 11 events on the weekend, including seven by the women en route to the title

05/14/2017

UC Grabs Four More Titles at American Track & Field Championships

Echikunwoke grabs second title; Tudor, Bloom & Urbano also snag conference gold medals

05/13/2017

Echikunwoke Repeats as Hammer Champion to Lead UC on Day One

Bloom continues his impressive season in the decathlon with another huge day as well

05/04/2017

KOCH: Echikunwoke's National Title Fueling Drive for More

06/26/2015

2015 USA Junior/Senior Track & Field Championships

2015 USA Junior/Senior Track & Field Championships

** 2016 USTFCCCA All-America First Team – Weight Throw (Indoor) **
** 2016 USTFCCCA All-America First Team – Hammer Throw (Outdoor) **
** 2016 American Athletic Conference Champion – Weight Throw (Indoor) **
** 2016 American Athletic Conference Champion – Hammer Throw (Outdoor) **

QUICK NOTES: Returning indoor and outdoor All-American after finishing eighth at the NCAA Championships in the indoor weight throw and the outdoor hammer… ranks as one of the top throwers in program history in her two short years at UC, holding the school record in weight throw (21.57m/7-09.25) and hammer (62.01m/203-05) while also ranking highly in the shot put with the #2 indoor and #3 outdoor marks… broke or tied the school weight throw record in six-consecutive meets before winning the American Athletic Conference title and placing eighth nationally… broke the hammer record on five occasions, including at the NCAA Championships to earn All-American honors after winning the American Athletic Conference title... raised her hammer PR by 40' 1" and weight throw PR by 11' 4" in 2016... also raised the school record by 16' 10" and 7' 3.75", respectively.

2015-16 SEASONS
2016 OUT (SO): Captured the American Athletic Conference title in the hammer, winning the competition with a mark of 61.40m (201-05) to break the school record for the fourth time on the year… qualified to the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the hammer and shot put… placed fourth in the hammer to advance to the NCAA Finals, where she finished eighth overall for her first outdoor All-America honor… hit a toss of 62.01m (203-05) in the national finals to break the school record for the fifth time in 2016… hit a mark of 15.56m (51-00.75) at the Penn Relays to move up to #3 on UC’s all-time Top 10… capped the year earning American Athletic Conference All-Academic honors.
2016 IN (SO): Won the American Athletic Conference title in the weight throw and placed eighth in the shot put to be named the American Athletic Conference Female Field Athlete of the Meet… opened the year by recording a personal-best of 20.05m (65-09.50) – a PR of over 5-feet – to take down the school record at the Kentucky Invitational… from there, she broke or tied her own record in each of the next five meets, eventually ending with a best of 21.57m (70-09.25) to win the SPIRE DI Invitational… posted a mark of 21.50m (70-02.50) to win the league crown and went 20.81m (68-03.25) to take eighth nationally… hit a toss of 15.58m (51-01.50) in the shot put at the Indiana Relays to move into the #2 position on the school’s all-time Top 10 list.

2014-15 SEASONS
2015 OUT (FR): Competed in three throwing events at the American Outdoor Championships, finishing fourth overall in the shot put with a toss of 15.26m (50-00.75) to move up to No. 3 in program history… posted a mark of 14.24m (46-08.75) in her first outdoor shot put competition, recording this school’s seventh-best mark all-time… continued to move up that list (seventh, sixth, fourth) before the conference meet… recorded Top 4 finishes in the shot put six times… hit a hammer PR at the Miami Invitational and her discus best at the conference meet… competed in the NCAA East Preliminary round in the shot put… also qualified for the USA Junior Outdoor Championships in the shot put and finished eighth.
2015 IN (FR): Team scorer in the weight throw at the American Indoor Championships by finishing third overall with a toss of 18.31m (60-01.00)… that mark stands as the second-best all-time at UC… recorded the No. 6 mark on the program’s all-time shot put list with a toss of 14.39m (47-02.50) to finish seventh at the SPIRE Invitational… opened her career with a pair of Top 4 finishes but taking third in the shot put and fourth in the weight throw at the Pole Vault Convention Invitational. Athletic Conference Indoor Championships.

High School: Finished third in the shot put the last two season at the Ohio D1 State Championships... won both the shot put and discus at the Ohio Capital Conference Championships and District meet.

Personal Bests – Indoor
Weight Throw – 21.57m/70-09.25 (SPIRE DI Invitational - 2/12/16) – UC RECORD
Shot Put – 15.58m/51-01.50 (Indiana Relays – 1/29/16) – UC #2

Personal Bests – Outdoor
Hammer – 62.01m/203-05 (NCAA Championships – 6/9/16) – UC RECORD
Shot Put – 15.56m/51-00.75 (Penn Relays – 4/28/16) – UC #3
Discus – 43.95m/144-02 (Kentucky Relays – 5/7/16)