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Debbie Ajagbe

position

Throws

Class

Junior

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Ransom Everglades

2018 Indoor: Finished sixth in the women’s shot put at the UAB Blazer Invitational with a throw of 14.17m…Placed 12th in weight throw at UAB Blazer Invitational with a mark of 16.33m…Won the women’s weight throw at the Red Raider Open with a personal-best mark of 18.47m…Finished sixth in the shot put at the Red Raider Open with a mark of 13.56m…Finished third in the women’s open weight throw at the Power 5 Invitational with a mark of 17.78m…Was seventh in the women’s shot put at the Power 5 Invitational with a season-best mark of 14.73m…finished sixth in the women’s shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships with a personal-best mark of 15.10m that added three points to the Hurricanes’ team score.

Ajagbe is a Miami native that chose to continue her academic and athletic career with the hometown Hurricanes. A gifted thrower, Ajagbe is a three–time Florida Class 2A state champion in the discus and was the 2017 state champion in the shot put one year after finishing as the state runner-up in the event. A first team All-Dade selection, Ajagbe was the 2017 Florida Relays girls’ shot put and discus champion and was the 2016 FHSAA district and regional champion in both the shot put and discus and won the discus at the 2016 Louie Bing Classic and the 2016 FSU Relays. She has a personal-best mark of 46’10” (14.27 meters) in the shot put and 169’3″ (51.59 meters) in the discus. Ajagbe ranked 13th in the final all-class high school national ranking in the girl’s discus.