Fortune Kalala
Fortune Kalala
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr
Hometown: Lawrence, Mass.
High School: Central Catholic
Position: Jumper
Major: Biology

Career Personal Bests:
Long Jump: 18-10.00 indoor, (12/1/12)
Triple Jump: 42-06.00 indoor, NE-10 (2/16/13) / 41-04.50 outdoor.

Indoor Season

2012-13: Competed in five meets for the Skyhawks in the triple jump event, and twice in the long jump. Placed 8th in the triple jump at UMass Boston Invitational (12/1/12) with a total of 40-02.00. Finished4th at Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/7) with a score of 41-05.25. Placed 10th at URI Sorlien Invitational (1/19) with a triple jump of 40-05.00. Season-high came at Northeast-10 Championships (2/16), posting a triple jump of 42-06.00, good for 6th in the conference. Placed 17th in the long jump at UMass Boston Invitational (18-10.00) and 16th at URI Sorlien Invitational (18-02.25).

Outdoor Season

2013: Competed in the triple jump in two meets for Stonehill. Placed 5th at Bridgewater State Bears Invitational (3/23) with a triple jump of 40-07.00. Set a personal-best outdoor triple jump at Northeast-10 Championship (5/4) by jumping 41-04.50, good for 10th in the conference.

High School: 2012 graduate of Central Catholic High School. Lettered in track & field. Merrimack Valley Conference triple jump champion senior year. Placed eighth in Division II triple jump as a senior. MVC All-Conference selection in the triple jump. Received The Eagle Tribune All-Star award. 2012 Division II track & field state champions.

Personal: Born January 10, 1993 in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa. Son of Ange Kalala and Aimee Mulumba. Has two siblings, Benita (17) and Andy (13). Enjoys listening to music in his free time. Favorite sport team is The New England Patriots. Favorite athlete is Lescan McCoy. Chose Stonehill for its academic reputation and location.