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Ellie Ewere
Position: Jumps
Year: Junior
City/State: Hillsborough, N.J.
High School: Hillsborough
Personal Best
Indoor
Long Jump: 18-7 (5.66)
Triple Jump: 42-7 (12.98)
Outdoor
Triple Jump: 44-1 1/4 (13.44)
Long Jump: 18-5 1/4 (5.62)


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)

Honors
All-America First Team (2014 NCAA Outdoors - Triple Jump)
All-Big Ten Second Team (2014 Indoors - Triple Jump, 2014 Outdoors - Triple Jump)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2014; Spring 2013)


2015 (Senior)
Indoor: Set a PR in triple jump of 42-7 (12.98) at the Big Ten Championships. Won the triple jump at the Holiday Inn Invite and earned runner-up honors at the Tyson Invite.

2014 (Junior)

Indoor: Battled at the Big Ten Indoor Championships where she finished runner-up in the triple jump after a leap of 42-0 1/2 (12.81) to earn All-Big Ten Second Team accolades...posted the 10th-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...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 3/4 (5.45) in the long jump at the Holiday Inn Invitational. Outdoor: Earned first-team All-America honors, finishing fifth in the triple jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a leap of 43-7 1/4...also finished second in the triple jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a mark of 42-9 3/4 (13.05) to earn All-Big Ten second-team honors...posted a personal best and the top mark by an NU triple jumper in 2014 with a leap of 44-1 1/4 (13.44) at the Drake Relays.

2013 (Sophomore)
Notched a personal-best triple jump of 40-3 1/4 (12.27) at the 2013 Big Ten Indoor Championships, finishing seventh...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 season-best mark at the Razorback Spring Invite in the long jump event with a distance of 17-9 (5.41)...earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2013.

2012 (Freshman)
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...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 season-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 personal-best 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)
Joined Nebraska as the 2011 Sumerset County Champion in the 200 meters for Hillsborough High School...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.

Personal
Born June 27, 1993...parents are Sunny and Esther...majoring in history.