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Ellie Ewere
Position: Jumps
Year: Junior
City/State: Hillsborough, N.J.
High School: Hillsborough
Personal Best
60 meters: 8.09
Long Jump: 18-7 (5.66)
Triple Jump: 42-4 (12.90)
Triple Jump: 44-1 1/4 (13.44)
Long Jump: 17-9 (5.18)

2014 Outdoor Triple Jump (First Team)

NCAA Championships
2014 (O): TJ, 43-7 1/4 (5th)
Big Ten Championships
2014 (I): TJ, 42-0 1/2 (2nd)
2014 (O): TJ, 42-9 3/4 (2nd)
2013 (O): TJ, 39-8 1/2 (8th)
2013 (I): Triple Jump, 40-3 1/4 (7th)
2012 (I): Long Jump, 18-7 (12th); Triple Jump, 40-0 3/4 (11th)
2012 (O): Triple Jump, 41-8 3/4 (6th)

2014 Outdoor Second-Team All-Big Ten- Triple Jump
2014 Indoor Second-Team All-Big Ten-Triple Jump
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011; Spring 2013)

2014 (Junior)
Ellie Ewere battled at the Big Ten Indoor Championships where she finished runner-up in the triple jump after a leap of 42-0 ½ (12.81) to earn Second Team All-Big Ten accolades... posted the tenth-best all-time mark at Nebraska in the triple jump with a leap of 42-4 (12.90) at the Tyson Invitational in a runner-up finish… overall, posted a victory at the Mark Colligan Memorial and three runner-up showings in the triple jump… also posted a season-best mark of 17-10 ¾ (5.45) in the long jump at the Holiday Inn Invitational.

2013 (Sophomore)

Ewere notched a personal-best triple jump of 40-3 1/4 (12.27) at the 2013 Big Ten Indoor Championships, finishing seventh... posted a personal-best time of 8.09 in the 60 meters at the Holiday Inn Invitational... recorded a season-best long jump of 17-6 3/4 (5.35) at the Mark Colligan Memorial... participated in five meets during the 2013 outdoor season...finished eighth in the triple jump competition at the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships in Columbus with a leap of 39-8 1/2 (12.10)...recorded a first-place finish at the Pre-Drake in the triple jump with a mark of 39-1 (11.91)...also established a personal-best mark at the Razorback Spring Invite in the long jump event with a distance of 17-9 (5.41) on March 30... earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2013.

2012 (Freshman)
Ewere competed in six meets for the Huskers during the indoor season... recorded a time of 8.20 in the 60 meters at the NWU Invite on Jan. 20... recorded a personal-best leap of 18-7 (5.66) in the long jump at the 2012 Big Ten Indoor Championships, finishing 12th... posted a personal-best mark of 40-0 3/4 in the triple jump at the 2012 indoor conference meet, finishing 11th... competed in seven meets during the outdoor season... recorded a wind-aided mark of 18-5 1/4 (5.62) in the long jump at the K.T. Woodman Classic... finished with a personal-best leap of 41-8 3/4 (12.72) in the triple jump at the 2012 Big Ten Outdoor Championships, finishing sixth... competed in the triple jump at the 2012 NCAA West Preliminary Round, finishing with a mark of 40-7 (12.37)... was named to the fall 2011 Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Before Nebraska (Hillsborough)
Ewere entered Nebraska as the 2011 Sumerset County Champion in the 200 meters...placed second in the triple jump at the Eastern State Meet...set the Hillsborough High School long jump record, breaking a mark that previously stood for 29 years...named the 2010 and 2011 team MVP.

Daughter of Esther and Sunny Ewere....born June 27, 1993... is a history major at Nebraska.