The senior at Atlantic City competes at the CARIFTA Trials this past weekend.
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This 10:52.98 was a big indoor PR, she is the first to break 11 minutes this season for NJ.
Orji, who starred at Mount Olive High School, is the first female field event athlete to win The Bowerman
The 47th NJSIAA Meet of Champions is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17 at Holmdel Park.
The Morristown girls won the merge, and the Morristown boys were 2nd on the merge to Pearl River (N.Y.)
New Jersey athletes continued to torch the track and set records in the field at college conference championship meets this past weekend
New Jersey's own Keturah Orji, now a senior at George, has improved her all-time American women's indoor triple jump standard.
Two New Jersey legends and Olympians are listed among the talented names.
Another record breaking meet at the new Greystone course.
The Northern Highlands girls and St. Benedict's Prep boys used lethal frontal attacks to capture team titles, Mountain Lakes pulled off a team sweep, and Mount Olive had a big day at the Garret Invitational.
Keturah Orji left it all out there on Sunday during the women's Olympic triple jump finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
New Jersey's pride in the jumps, Keturah Orji hits a gold winning mark in the triple jump on Saturday and will return for hte Long Jump on Sunday! Video Interview inside.
When you are truly elite, you do not need a warm-up competition to put down a big performance. As Mount Olive (NJ) senior Keturah Orji showed on Wednesday in her first triple jump competition of the indoor season as she broke the New Jersey state record and took over as the US leader in the event by nearly two full feet with a mark of 42'1.50". The performance from the mid-week New Jersey Metropolitan Invitational puts her just outside of US top 10 all-time territory in the event (current US top 10 HS indoor all-time cut-off is 42'2.75").
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Best HS Triple Jumper ever to grace NJ chooses her college! Congratulations Keturah Orji!