Onya Edwards
Onya Edwards

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lake Wylie, S.C.

High School:
Charlotte Catholic

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
02/15/1994


2012-13: Competed in nine events during the 2012-13 indoor track season and broke the school record in the long jump on three separate occasions: 5.19m (17-00.50) at the Oiler Opener, 5.26m (17-03.25) at the Indiana Relays and 5.34m (17-05.75) at the Hoosier Hills ... Also participated in the long jump with distances of 4.91m (16-01.50) at the Gladstein Invite and 5.30m (17-04.75) at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... Finished a season-best fourth in the triple jump at the Oiler Opener with a distance of 10.89m (35-08.75) ... Placed in the triple jump with distances of 10.74m (35-03.00) at the Indiana Relays, 10.81m (35-05.75) at the Hoosier Hills and 10.78m (34-04.50) at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... Competed in seven events in the 2013 outdoor season as a freshman ... Set three school records, one in the long jump and two in the triple jump where she broke her own record ... Set the school record in the triple jump twice with distances of 10.82m at the Miami Invitational and 11.08m at the A-10 Championships ... Posted the school record in the long jump at the A-10 Championships with a distance of 5.55m ... Finished a season-best third at the Early Bird Relays in the triple jump with a distance of 10.49m

High school: Member of the track team for three years at Charlotte Catholic coached by Mike Grady ... Participated in long jump, triple jump and 4x100 relay ... Best long jump distance of 17'6" and triple jump distance of 36'6" ... Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group's 2012 Southern Mecklenburg Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... First female athlete to win a state championship at Charlotte Catholic where she holds the record for long jump ... Academic honors all four years at Charlotte Catholic where she maintained a 3.5 GPA as a dual athlete ... Also a four year starter for the basketball team where she averaged 9.6 points per game and 9.8 rebounds per game

Personal: Born February 15, 1994 ... An undecided major with a minor in Spanish ... Daughter of Bartina Edwards ... Member of Athletes in Action

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