Chioma Amaechi
Chioma Amaechi

Player Profile
RS Sophomore

San Francisco, Calif.

High School:
Lincoln HS




NCAA Berths on Line for Bears at West Regionals

More Than 30 Qualifiers Will Give Cal Strong Representation


Bears Qualify 29 Individuals, 2 Relays for Regionals

Top 12 Out of Each Event Will Advance to NCAA Nationals


Ray Stewart Wins Second 110m Hurdles Crown

Senior Runs PR 13.43 to Lead Bears at Pac-12 Championships


Hammed Suleman Claims Pac-12 Long Jump

Junior Goes 25-11.50, Wins By Nearly a Foot and a Half


California Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Tom Blocker Helps Cal Capture Big Meet

  • Rates among the school's all-time top-10 performers in the shot put and hammer
  • An accomplished weightlifter who has competed on three international teams, including the Junior World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, and the 2009 Youth Pan Am Games
  • Ranked fifth in the country and first in California with a shot put mark of 47-9.25 from the Arcadia Invitational as a high school senior

Redshirted in 2012. Freshman: Quickly established herself as one of the top throwers at Cal and completed her freshman year ranked among the school's all-time top 10 performers in both the shot put and hammer ... at the Pac-10 Championships, took seventh in the shot (48-2.50) and 10th in the hammer (175-1) ... set a PR of 49-7.25 in the shot put at the Payton Jordan Invitational, which rates eighth in Cal history ... sixth on Cal's all-time hammer throw list with a best of 189-2, also at the Payton Jordan meet ... during the indoor season, was the MPSF runner-up in the weight throw after a 59-4.25 effort. High School: Second in the state meet in the shot put with a mark of 47-1.75 ... captured the Meet of Champions (44-7.00) ... also qualified for the state championships in the discus, with a best of 134-10, but did not reach the final ... PRs are 48-11 in the shot put and 149-7 in the discus. Personal: Born March 2, 1992 ... parents are Chard and Christina Amaechi ... would like to become a teacher ... African-American studies major.

Career Best Marks
Event                       Mark   Date
Shot Put        49-7.25 (15.12m)   May 2, 2011
Discus            142-5 (43.40m)   April 16, 2011
Hammer            189-2 (57.65m)   May 2, 2011
Weight Throw   59-4.25i (18.09m)   Feb. 25, 2011