Irene Kujore
Irene Kujore
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hayward, Calif.
High School: Arroyo HS
Position: Throws

UC Santa Barbara
2010
All-Big West Conference
Broke UCSB discus record and earned Big West Honors in 2010 with a throw of 171'6" (52.27m) at the Bryan Clay Invitational...Set new personal best in the shot put at the UCSD Triton Invitational with a throw of 49'7" (15.11m) and moving her to second on the all-time list...Picked up her second-straight Big West Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the UCSD Triton Invitational.

2009
NCAA Regional Qualifier
All-Big West Conference
Kujore qualified for Regionals in the discus with a throw of 158'11" (48.43m) at the Big West Challenge Cup...She would go on to place 21st at Regionals with a throw of 146'0" (44.51m)...Earned a pair of second-place finishes at the Big West Championships, with marks of 157'9" (48.08m) in the discus and 170'7" (51.99m) in the hammer...Also took eighth in the shot put with a mark of 42'3.50" (12.89m).

High School
Competed in the Hayward Athletic Association League of the CIF-NCS...Was named All-League as a senior, and also won the NCS Meet of Champions...Was a scholar-athlete as a junior and senior.

Personal
Majoring in pre-biology...Hopes to be a doctor or a researcher in the sciences...Plays the tenor saxophone, and was on her high school's jazz band for two years...Her favorite songs are Come Fly With Me by Frank Sinatra, and Jonny Lang's Bump in the Road...Has an older brother and an older sister.


Collegiate Career Bests
Hammer -  170-7 (51.99m) 
(Big West Conference Championships, 5/15/2009)
Discus -  171'6" (52.27m) 
(Bryan Clay Invitational, 4/17/2010)
Shot Put - 49-7 (15.11m) 
(UCSD Triton Invitational, 4/24/2010)