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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Ada'ora Chigbo

Class

Jr.

Hometown

Bristol, England

Currently holds four of the top-10 marks in program history in the high jump. 

2019-20
2020 Indoors:
Runner-up in the high jump at the Mountain West Indoor Championships with a height of 5-10 (1.78m), which is tied for the fifth-best height in program history … earned Mountain West All-Conference … placed third in the high jump at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a height of 5-8.75 (1.75m) … placed third in the high jump at the Collegiate Classic with a height of 5-7.0 (1.70m) … cleared 5-7.25 (1.71m) in the high jump at the UNM Team Open to finish fourth … finished seventh in the high jump with a mark of 5-07.00 (1.70m) at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational … named to the Spring 2020 Academic All-Mountain West Team.

2018-19
2019 Indoors:
Saw action in five different meets during the season…   Recorded a season-best high jump height of 5-10.5 at the New Mexico Classic on Feb. 1 … Finished second at the MW Championships with a height of 5-8.75 (1.75m).
2019 Outdoors:
 Competed in six meets, winning four high jump events … tied for second in the high jump at the Titan Team Challenge with a height of 5-7.25 (1.71m) … won the high jump at the Don Kirby with a height of 5-6 (1.68m) … tied for first in the high jump at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a clearance of 5-7.25 (1.71m) … won the high jump at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational with a clearance of 5-6 (1.68m) … won the high jump at the Masked Rider Open with a height of 5-7 (1.70m) … placed fifth in the high jump at the MW Championships with a height of 5-7.25 (1.71m).

2017-18
2018 Indoors: Competed in five meets, including the Mountain West Championships… Placed first in high jump at the New Mexico Invitational clearing 5-10 ¾ (1.80m)… Set the UNM record at in high jump placing third at the Mountain West Championships with a mark of 5- 11 ¼ (1.81m)
2018 Outdoors: Saw action in seven meets, including the Mountain West Championships and the NCAA Preliminary Round… In the first meet of the season she placed fourth in shot put in the UTEP Springtime Invitational throwing 35-9 ¼ (10.90m)… Placed first with her highest mark of 5-8 3/4 at the Triton Invitational

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
A talented high jump from the United Kingdom with experience in the combined events … Owns an all-conditions personal record of 6-0 (1.83 meters) in the high jump set in 2016 … Took sixth in the high jump at the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships … Placed fourth in the high jump at the 2017 England Athletics U20 Championships … In 2016, placed seventh in the high jump at the British Athletics Championships outdoors and eighth in the British Athletics Championships indoors … Won the pentathlon at the England Athletes U17 Combined Events Championships, scoring 3,751 points

TRACK & FIELD HONORS

  • All-Mountain West Indoor Team: 2018 (High Jump), 2019 (High Jump), 2020 (High Jump)