Chid Onyewuenyi
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gilroy, Calif.

High School:
Oak Grove HS '06

Height:
5-8

Event:
Throws

Major:
Chemical Engineering

2007: Finished 4th in shot put (12.91m, 42-4.25), 8th in discus throw (38.87m, 127-6) at Div. I Independent Championships, posting season-best marks in both... Previous discus best had been 37.98 (124-7), set in season opener at Stanford.

OAK GROVE HS '06: Advanced to CIF state championships in both discus and shot as a senior... Placed 5th in shot put at state meet with 43-2.5 throw in her final attempt... Finished 14th in discus (128-10) at states... Won Central Coast Section title in shot (44-9.25) and added 3rd-place showing in discus (122-1)... Placed 2nd in shot, 6th in discus at CCS meet, then was 12th in shot at state meet as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Clara, Calif.... Majoring in chemical engineering... Parents are James Njoku & Elizabeth Onyewuenyi... Full name is Adaurennaya Chidinma Onyewuenyi, pronounced "uh-DAH-oo-reh-NAH-yah chid-IN-mah oh-NYEH-woo-en-yee").