Irene Kujore
Irene Kujore
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hayward, Calif.
High School: Arroyo HS
Position: Throws

UC Santa Barbara

After redshirting for a year, Kujore qualified for NCAA Championships in Discuss Throw and Shot Put where she placed 33rd in both… Competed in Hammer Throw, Discuss Throw, and Shot Put at Big West Championships…posted a best mark in Hammer Throw at Northridge Invitational where she placed 4th.


Kujore had a standout year, throwing personal records in the shot put, discus and hammer events...Threw 49-8.25 in the shot put and placed second in the Big West Conference and third in the UCSB school record list...Placed second in the discus at the Bryan Clay Invite with her farthest throw measuring 171-6...Threw a personal best of 175-4.5 in the hammer throw at the Occidental Invite and placing third overall.

Only competed in three meets this season.

High School
Qualified for the California State Championships in the shot put and discus events as a freshman...Voted MVP her freshman year...Captained her varsity track and basketball teams...Member of the California Scholastic Federation.

Kujore enjoys going out with her friends and listening to music...Played the tenor saxophone in jazz band while at Arroyo high school...Lettered in basketball as well as track...

Collegiate Career Bests
shot put - 49-8.25 (Big West Conferece, 5/13/2010)
discus   -  171-6 (Bryan Clay Invite, 4/15/2010)
hammer - 175-4.5 (Oxy Invite, 5/8/2010)
weight throw - 64-9.25 (University of Washington Indoor Invite, 1/27/2012)