Freshman Lauren Kenney takes second in javelin sweep
Kurzdorfer turns in runner-up standing in hammer throw
Nittany Lions begin outdoor campaign with decathlon and heptathlon competitions
Competition capped off with six event victories; combined Big Ten 4x400
Track and Field enjoys stellar first day of competition at Big Ten Indoor Championships
Uzoh's Personal Collegiate Bests
On the National Scene ... || 2009 Outdoor || Scored a seventh-place finish in the decathlon at the USATF Junior National Championships, earning Junior All-America honors ... Totaled 6671 points with junior implements - a new personal best.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2011 Outdoor || Competed in the decathlon. || 2011 Indoor || Scored 5250 to place seventh in the heptathlon ... Effort included PRs in the pole vault (14-5.25/4.40) and the shot put (40-2/12.24). || 2010 Outdoor || Recorded personal bests in seven of 10 events on his way to a personal-best score of 6966 and a seventh-place finish overall ... Scored the best performance of any decathlete in the 400 at 49.53 ... Posted a second-best efforts in the field in the 100 and long jump with a PR leap of 23-1.25 (7.04) - the best mark by a Nittany Lion all season. || 2010 Indoor || Totaled 5300 points to place fifth in the heptathlon, recording career bests in six of seven events. || 2009 Outdoor || Placed 14th in the decathlon with a score of 6161 ... Ran a personalbest 11.07 in the 100-meters during the multi-events - the fastest time in the field. || 2009 Indoor || Placed sixth in the heptathlon with a personal-best total of 4996 ... Recorded season bests in the 60-meter hurdles (8.76), pole vault (13-5.25/4.10), long jump (21-8/6.60), and shot put (37-8/11.48) during the multi.
In the Field ... || 2011 Outdoor || Eclipsed the 7000-point barrier for the first time in his career with a PR score of 7045, which was good for second at Penn Relays ... Score is also the 10th best in PSU history ... Scored lifetime bests in five of 10 events during the Penn Relays competition, including an impressive clearance of 6-8.25 (2.04) in the high jump ... Also placed second in the decathlon at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational. || 2011 Indoor || Placed fourth in the heptathlon at the Penn State National ... Finished third in the long jump at the Akron Invitational ... Took fourth in both the 60 and the long jump at the Penn State Relays ... Ran a personal-best 7.09 in the 60 at the Penn State Relays. || 2010 Outdoor || Placed fifth in the decathlon at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational ... Competed in the 200-meters and long jump at the Sun Angel Track Classic. || 2010 Indoor || Ran a personal-best 8.55 for the 60 hurdles at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup ... Top individual finish was fifth, which he achieved in both the long jump and high jump at the Penn State Relays. || 2009 Outdoor || Placed sixth in the decathlon at the Jim Click Shootout ... Notched a third-place finish in the multievents at Penn Relays ... Was a member of fourth-place 4x400s at the Jim Click Shootout and Jesse Owens Classic. || 2009 Indoor || Took fifth in the heptathlon at the Penn State National, scoring 4807 ... Ran on the winning 4x400 at the Penn State Relays and the fourth-place mile relay at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. || High School || Finished first in the high jump and second in the indoor pole vault at the Maryland State Meet as a senior ... Placed fourth in the high jump and pole vault at the indoor state meet in 2007 ... Also a Maryland state qualifier in the 400-meters and triple jump ... A member of the winning 4x400 at the Golden South Classic ...Team won outdoor state titles in 2007 and 2008. || Personal || Son of Ukweni and Uwa Uzoh ... Born July 9, 1990 ... Majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.