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  Ese Ntekume

Ese Ntekume

Player Profile


Antioch, Calif.

High School:
Deer Valley HS





Ese Ntekume finished fifth in the triple jump (38-8.25) and 11th in the long jump (18-2.50) at the Big West Championships ... top triple jump of the season was a career-best 39-11.50 (12.18) at the Asics/Steve Scott Invitational at UC Irvine ... her long jump at the conference championship was also a career-best ... ran one 100 meter hurdle race this season, finishing in 15.07 at the Northridge Invitational ... finished 17th in the triple jump at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a best of 36-9.50 ... also qualified in the long jump but fouled on all three attempts ... had CSUN's top triple jump of the season, 37-1 (11.30) at the UW Invitational ... posted an indoor career-best 17-5.25 (5.31) in the long jump also at the UW Invitational.

Ntekume qualified for the 100 meter hurdles and the long jump at the Big West Championships, finishing 16th in the 100m hurdle prelims running a personal-best 14.93 ... placed 15th in the long jump with a best of 17-5.50 (5.32) ... also competed in the heptathlon where she finished 12th with a career-best 4,261 points ... during the heptathlon, posted a long jump career-best of 18-0.25 (5.49) ... finished 17th in the 60 meter hurdle prelims at the MPSF Indoor Championships in a personal indoor-best time of 8.93 ... was 10th in the triple jump with a season-best of 38-3.50 (11.67) and was 12th in the pentathlon after scoring a personal-best 3,224 points.

Competed in the jumps and hurdles during her freshman season ... posted season-bests of 4-7 in the high jump and 36-2.25 in the triple jump at the Northridge Invitational (Mar. 14) ... ran a season-best 16.38 in the 100 meter hurdles and 69.03 in the 400 meter hurdles also at the CSUN Invitational ... did not compete during the 2009 indoor season.

Competed in both track and basketball at Deer Valley High School in Antioch, Calif. ... earned All-BVAL honors in the triple jump as well as the 300 meter hurdles as a senior in 2008 ... was voted best hurdler and best jumper in 2008 and best hurdler in 2006 and 2007 ... earned MVP honors in 2005 ... graduated in 2008 with a 3.2 grade point average.

Born August 29, 1990 ... parents are Pat and Emmanuel Ntekume ... has four sisters, Ejino, Onome, Odin and Blessing ... favorites include Florence Griffith-Joyner and the TV show "DeGrassi" ... lists her favorite food as "anything good" ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is "practice" ... once met Olympic sprinters Tyson Gay and Veronica Campbell ... major is Accounting.