Jo Young
Jo  Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
London, Ohio

High School:
London

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/22/1983


05/12/2016

T&F: Echikunwoke Captures Conference Gold in Hammer Throw

Sophomore won with a huge PR to lead the first day of action for the Bearcats

Has been top thrower for last three years... will be best shot putter... looks to qualify for NCAA... could improve both shot put records.

2003: Set new indoor shot put record, bettering her season best throw by 14" with a toss of 44' 9 1/2"... also set new outdoor record of 46' 1 1/4" at the Florida Relays, finishing fifth... posted NCAA regional qualifying mark of 45' 1 1/4" at the Conference USA meet, finishing third... recorded two individual victories in shot put and one in hammer... placed fourth in the conference meet in the hammer throw with a toss of 161' 5"... also contributed in discus, placing 18th at the All-Ohio meet (124' 3").

Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1983... daughter of Joseph and Drema Young... majoring in health science.