Track & Field

DennisOhene-Adu

  • position Throws
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Toronto, Ontario
  • High school Marshall McLuhan
  • Previous School Coffeyville Community College
  • Major Information Communication Technology

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Personal Bests:

Indoor:

SP – 60’1.75″/18.33m

WT – 73’6″/22.40m

Outdoor:

SP – 62’1.75″/18.94m

DT – 175’0″/53.35m

HT – 190’7″/58.09m

In The Record Book:

  • Holds the UK school record in the indoor weight throw with a throw of 73’6″/22.40m set in 2024
  • Ranks 10th all-time in the shot put with a mark of 62’01.75″/18.94m set in 2024
  • Ranks 10th all-time in the hammer throw with a mark of 190’7″/58.09m set in 2024

Career Accolades

  • 2024 All-SEC Second Team
  • 2024 Indoor SEC Weight Throw Bronze Medalist
  • 2024 USTFCCCA Second-Team All-America

2023-24 (Junior)

Outdoor

  • Placed 16th in the discus throw with a throw of 148’0″/45.11m at the USF Alumni Invitational
  • Placed 4th in the shot put with a personal best mark of 62’1.75″/18.94m at the Battle on the Bayou
  • Placed 9th in the discus throw with a mark of 168’5″/51.34m at the Battle on the Bayou
  • Placed 6th in the discus throw with a mark of 164’1″/50.02m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational
  • Placed 6th in the hammer throw with a mark of 186’5″/56.81m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational
  • Placed 8th in the shot put with a mark of 61’8.5″/18.81m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational
  • Placed 4th in the hammer throw with a personal best mark of 190’7″/58.09m at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Placed 4th in the shot put with a mark of 59’2.75″/18.05m at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Placed 10th in the discus throw with a mark of 168’2″/51.25m at the Jim Green Invitational

Indoor

  • Placed 2nd in the shot put competition with a mark of 56’7.25″/17.25m at the Indiana Early Bird meet
  • Placed 2nd in the weight throw with a personal best mark of 67’9.75″/20.67m at the Indiana Early Bird meet
  • Placed 3rd in the weight throw with a throw of 65’1.25″/19.84m at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet
  • Placed 4th in the shot put competition with a throw of 58’5.25″/17.81m at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet
  • Won the weight throw with a school record and personal best throw of 68’10″/20.98m at the Vanderbilt Invitational
  • Placed 4th in the shot put competition with a throw of 57’7.75″/17.57m at the Vanderbilt Invitational
  • Placed 5th in the weight throw with a throw of 67’4.25″/20.53m at the Razorback Invitational
  • Placed 11th in the shot put with a throw of 55’5.5″/16.90m at the Razorback Invitational
  • Placed 13th in the shot put with a throw of 54’1.25″/16.49m at the Tiger Paw Invitational
  • Placed 3rd in the weight throw with a throw of 68’7″/20.90m at the Tiger Paw Invitational
  • Placed 3rd in the weight throw with a throw of 73’6″/22.40m at the SEC Indoor Championships
  • Placed 15th in the weight throw with a throw of 70’0.5″/21.35m at the NCAA Indoor Championships

2022-23 (Sophomore)

Outdoor

  • Placed 18th in the hammer throw with a throw of 160’0”/48.77m at the UCF Black & Gold Invite
  • Placed 6th in the discus throw with a personal best throw of 174’10”/53.30m at the UCF Black & Gold Invite
  • Placed 6th in the shot put with a throw of 53’6.25”/16.42m at the UCF Black & Gold Invite
  • Placed 9th in the discus with a throw of 166’10″/50.86m at the Tom Jones Memorial
  • Placed 2nd in the shot put with a throw of 59’4″/18.08m at the Tom Jones Memorial
  • Placed 13th in the hammer throw with a throw of 167’9″/51.15m at the Tom Jones Memorial
  • Placed 9th in the shot put with a throw of 56’10.25″/17.33m at the Michael Johnson Invitational
  • Placed 9th in the hammer throw with a throw of 177’1″/53.98m at the Michael Johnson Invitational
  • Placed 2nd in the discus throw with a throw of 55’5″/16.89m at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Placed 6th in the hammer throw with a throw of 173’2″/52.79m at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Placed 9th in the discus throw with a personal best throw of 175’/53.35m at the SEC Outdoor Championships
  • Placed 16th in the hammer throw with a season best throw of 181’04″/55.29m at the SEC Outdoor Championships
  • Placed 12th in shot put with a throw of 57’2″/17.42m at the SEC Outdoor Championships

Indoor

  • Placed 3rd in the shot put with a throw of 57’9.75″/18.14m at the Commonwealth College Opener.
  • Placed 5th in the weight throw with a throw of 58’11.25″/17.96m at the Commonwealth College Opener.
  • Placed 6th in the shot put with a throw of 58’3.25″/17.76m at the Rod McCravy Memorial.
  • Set a career best in the weight throw at the Tiger Paw Invite with a throw of 64’4″/19.61m which ranks 10th on the all-time performers list.
  • Placed 11th in the weight throw with a throw of 63’4.75″/19.32m at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships.
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