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Ashley Anumba

Throws
Position
Graduate Student
Class
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Hometown
Los Osos
High School
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Ashley Anumba - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

All-American
2022 Outdoor:
Discus (2nd Team)

All-ACC:
2022 Outdoor: Discus (1st Team)
2022 Indoor: 
Shot Put (2nd Team)

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)
TFRRS Profile (for PennPRs and full results)

Virginia

2022 Outdoor
• Placed first in the discus at the Virginia Open with a throw reaching 56.50m (185’4″) breaking a UVA record
• Won the discus at the Colonial Relays
• Won the discus and placed fourth in the shot put at the Duke Invitational
• Won the discus and broke the Virginia record for the second time in 2022 at the Virginia Challenge (56.67m / 185’11”)
• Claimed the discus title at the Penn Relays with another school-record mark of 57.53 meters (188’9″)
• Recorded a win in the discus at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Placed first in the discus at the Virginia High Performance (56.70m / 186’0″)
• Took bronze in the discus at the ACC Championships
• Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminaries in the discus
• Placed 15th in the discus at the NCAA Championships to earn second team All-American honors

2022 Indoor
• Placed fifth in the shot put at the Virginia Tech Invitational (14.90m / 48’10.75″)
• Competed in the shot put at the Doc Hale VT Elite meet
• Competed in the shot put (15.07m / 49’5.5″) at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational
• Set a personal best in the shot put (15.27m / 50’1.25)
• Placed fifth in the shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships (16.04m / 52′ 7.5″)

Penn
• 2020 Ivy League Indoor Heps Team Champion
• 2019 Honorable Mention All-America (Discus)
• 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier (Discus)
• 2019 NCAA Outdoor Qualifier (Discus)
• 2019 Outdoor Heps Team Champion
• 2019 Outdoor Second-Team All-Ivy (Shot Put)
• 2019 Outdoor Second-Team All-Ivy (Discus)
• 2019 Indoor Heps Team Champion
• 2019 USTFCCCA All-Academic
• 2018 Honorable Mention All-America (Discus)
• 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier (Discus)
• 2018 NCAA Outdoor Qualifier (Discus)
• 2018 Ivy League Outdoor Heps Team Champion
• 2018 Ivy League Co-Most Outstanding Field Performer
• 2018 Outdoor Heps Champion (Discus)
• 2018 Outdoor First-Team All-Ivy (Discus)
• 2018 Ivy League Indoor Heps Team Champion
• Competed at the 2018 USATF Junior Nationals

Background
• U.S. No. 2 and California No. 1 in discus
• 2017 California state discus champion

Personal
• Daughter of Ethel Anumba
Older sister, Michelle, threw at Duke, becoming an All-American and holding the program record in weight throw and shot put