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    Jacquelyn Owusu
    Jacquelyn Owusu
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Brentwood, Tenn.

    High School:
    Father Ryan HS

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    07/08/1990

    I/O Eligibility:
    SO/SO

    AT ILLINOIS

    2010 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Participated in the hammer throw at Illinois Twilight with her personal-best (109-4).

    Indoor: Participated in shot put and weight throw ... Placed twelfth in shot put at Illinois Intercollegiate (34-5) ... Threw her season-best with shot put at Carle/Health Alliance (34-8 ½).

    2009 Track & Field
    Outdoor: Marked a personal-best 36-5 ½ in the shot put at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... Also competed in the shot put at the Mike Poehlein Invitational. Indoor: Marked a season-best 37-3 (11.35m) in the shot put at the EIU Friday Night Special ... Also competed in the shot put at the Carle/Heath Alliance Classic and the EIU Friday Night Special.

    High School
    Took second in the shot put at the Tennessee D-II state meet her senior year with a mark of 35-8 1/4 ... Track and field MVP in track and field as a senior ... School record holder for shot put.

    Personal
    Daughter of Earnest and Margaret Owusu ... Born July 8, 1990 ... Has four siblings, Rita, Jeannette, Jocelynn and Ernie ... Brother Ernie plays football for Cal and cousin Charlie Peprah plays for the Green Bay Packers ... Enrolled in the General Curriculum ... Plans to go to graduate school and becoming a real estate developer or real estate attorney.

    Owusu's Personal Bests
    Outdoor
    Hammer Throw: 109-4 (33.33m) - Illinois Twilight (4/30/10)
    Shot Put: 36-5 ½ (11.11m) - Dave Rankin Invitational (4/18/09)

    Indoor
    Shot Put: 37-3 (11.35m) - EIU Friday Night Special (2/20/09)

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