Cal Track & Field BIO
CJ Nwuzi
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CJ Nwuzi 1251642
Position: Throws
Other Position: Discus-Hammer-WT
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Sliver Creek HS
Experience: 1 Letter

2013: Made his indoor season debut at the Cherry & Silver Invitational in the weight throw on 1/18, placing fourth with a mark of 59-0.75 (18.00m) … Finished second in the weight throw at the UW Invitational on 1/26 with a throw of 61-3.50 (18.68m) … Posted a mark of 56-1.00 (17.09m) at the Husky Classic on 2/8 … Finished tenth in the MPSF Championships in the weight throw with a throw of 55-7.50 (16.95m) on 2/22 … Opened his outdoor season on 3/23 at the Johnny Mathis Invitational with a third place finish in the discus with a mark of 172-8 (52.63m) and 166-1 (50.63m) in the hammer, which placed him tenth … Recorded a throw of 166-9 (50.84m) in the collegiate discus, placing second and had a mark of 167-5 (51.04m) at the Texas Relays on 3/29 … Placed second in the discus with a toss of 174-7 (53.22m) and third in the hammer with a mark of 173-3 (52.80m) at the Tri-Meet against Michigan and Virginia on 4/6 … Finished third in the discus with a throw of 168-6 (51.35m) and fifth in the hammer throw with a mark of 177-11 (52.72m) at the Big Meet on 4/20 … Posted a mark of 172-0 (52.42m) in the hammer at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational on 4/26 … Set a new PR in the discus with a throw of 178-4 (54.36m), finishing second on day two of the Brutus Hamilton … Finished fifth in the discus at the Payton Jordan Invitational with a throw of 165-8 (50.49m) on 4/28 … Set a new PR of 181-4 (55.27m) at the Pac-12 Championships, placing fifth in the discus on 5/12 … Placed 42nd at the NCAA West Qualifiers in the discus with a mark of 161-8.

2012: Ranked second on the team in the discus, with a best of 163-3 at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... Also had a top effort of 166-2 in the hammer two days earlier at the Brutus Hamilton Open ... Placed eighth in the discus at the Pac-12 Championships (161-8) ... Set a season best in the indoor weight throw with a mark of 56-0.50 at the Husky Classic.

2011: Redshirted. 

High School: Prep bests were 6-4 in the high jump and 176-11 in the discus ... Won the discus title at the Westmont/West Valley Relays (147-8) ... Two-time league MVP and three-time team MVP in basketball. 

Personal: Born July 3, 1992 ... Mother is Cordelia Nwuzi and father is Charles Nwuzi ... Has four siblings ... Political Economy major.

Career Best Marks
Event                       Mark   Date
Discus            181-4 (55.27m)   May 12, 2013
Hammer            173-3 (52.80m)   April 6, 2013
Javelin           140-8 (42.87m)   April 14, 2012
Weight Throw   64-0.50 (19.52m)i   Jan. 22, 2014
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