Chen Edri
Chen Edri

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nazaret Ellit, Israel

High School:
Moshe Sharet HS

Event:
Jumps/Throws


2005 C-USA Female Freshman of the Year
Three-Time NCAA Regional Qualifier
School Record Holder
Indoor
High Jump  	5-08 (1.72 meters)
Outdoor
High Jump  	5-10 (1.78 meters)
Javelin       	143-06 (43.74 meters)
Personal Bests
Indoor
High Jump  	5-08 (1.72 meters)
Outdoor
High Jump          5-10 (1.78 meters)
Javelin            143-06 (43.74 meters)

2006-07 INDOOR - Placed 3rd at the ASU Kickoff Classic in the high jump with a leap of 1.68 meters (5'6) ... Finished 3rd at the Gladstein Invitational with a height of 1.63 meters (5'4) in the high jump ... Took 1st place at the Red Hawk Invitational with a height of 5'8 in the high jump improving her own school record ... Took 5th at the C-USA Championships with a height of 1.64 (5'4 ½) in the high jump. OUTDOOR - Tied for 2nd at the Rhodes College Open in the high jump with a height of 1.62 meters (5'3) and placed 6th in the javelin with a throw of 37.40 meters ... Took 1st place in the high jump with a leap of 1.67 meters and 5th in the javelin with a distance of 36.52 meters at the Lynx Invitational... At the Mississippi State Bulldog Invitational placed 1st in the high jump with a height of 1.70 meters (5'7) and 4th in the javelin with a throw of 37.14 meters ... Placed 2nd at the Ole Miss Invitational with a leap of 1.70 meters (5'7) ... Finished 1st in the high jump with a height of 1.78 meters at the ASU Mini Meet improving her own school record and placed 2nd in the javelin with a throw of 36.52 meters ... Took 2nd at the C-USA Championships with a leap of 1.75 meters (5'8.75) and placed 8th in the javelin with a distance of 39.19 meters (128-07 ft).

2005-06:INDOOR- Took second in the high jump at the McDonalds Invitational with a mark of 5-03. OUTDOOR- Qualified for regionals in the javelin for a second straight season ... Scored at the C-USA Championships with a sixth-place finish in the javelin and a school record throw of 143-06 ... Opened her outdoor campaign with a fifth-place finish in the javelin at the Rhodes Invitational ... Was second in the high jump and sixth in the javelin at the Ole Miss Invitational ... Won the high jump at the Vanderbilt Relays with a season-best effort of 5-08 and placed third in the javelin with a throw of 128-09.

2004-05: INDOOR-Made an immediate impact in her freshman year, breaking the school high jump record and scoring at C-USA Championships...Got off to a quick start by tying the high jump record of 5-06.00" (1.68m) in a second-place finish at the ASU Kickoff Klassic...Followed that up by breaking the high jump record with a leap of 5-07.75" (1.72m) in a win at the Saluki Booster Invitational...Posted another solid effort at the Tyson Invitational, clearing a height of 5-07.00" (1.70m) to place eighth...Also placed eighth in the high jump at the C-USA Championships, recording a mark of 5-04.50" (1.64m) to score in her first conference meet...OUTDOOR-Added the javelin to her repertoire, competing in that as well as the high jump...Continually improved over the season, setting school records in the high jump and javelin, while scoring in both events at the C-USA Championships to earn C-USA Female Freshman of the Year honors...Won both the high jump and javelin at the Rhodes Invitational with marks of 5-06.00" (1.68m) and 131-03.50" (40.02m), respectively...Broke the school record in the javelin for the first time in a third-place finish at the Jace Lacoste Invitational with a throw of 136-03" (41.52m)...Again won both the high jump and javelin at the ASU Mini Meet, posting her first school record and second-best effort of the season, 5-08.00" (1.73m), in the high jump and a mark of 135-05" (41.28m) in the javelin...Had her best meet of the year at the C-USA Championships, taking home third-place finishes in both the high jump and javelin, while setting school records and qualifying for NCAA Regionals in both events...Put up solid results in each of her two events at the NCAA Mid-East Regionals, placing 14th in the high jump with a clearance of 5-07.25" (1.71m) and 13th in the javelin with a toss of 137-11" (42.05m).

PREP: Attended Moshe Sharet H.S...Started her track career as a long distance runner, competing at the 10K and 12K distances...Changed to the high jump, javelin and pentathlon upon seeing more potential in those events...Has won at least one Israeli National Championship each year since 1997...Won 2004 Israeli national championships in both the high jump and javelin...Holds the Israeli junior record in the javelin with a mark of 124-08" (38.00m)...Named Israeli Athlete of the Year in 1998...Coached by Liza and Pavel Goichman, Marle Brinchman and Gersh Gershcevitz.

PERSONAL: Born in Afula, Israel on July 31, 1982...Parents are Mordehi and Aliza Edri...Major is biology...Hopes to attend physical therapy school after graduation from the U of M...Career highlight is jumping 5-08.75" (1.75m) in the European Cup...Chose Memphis after a high recommendation from Tiger distance runner Avi Shaposhnik about Coach Robinson's program and approach to training.

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