Men's Track

 

  Greg Copeland
Greg  Copeland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Longmeadow, Mass.

High School:
Longmeadow

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 150

Event:
Multi/PV

Elig. I/O:
Sr./Sr.


04/28/2013

Men's Track And Field Claims Second In Pre-Conference Meet

The Minutemen finished second of eight in the team standings with a total of 117.5 points.

04/21/2013

Minutemen Continue To Thrive On The Track

Nick Ingham finished first earlier in the week in the decathlon and now ranks third all-time at UMass.

04/19/2013

Holy Cross Next On The Slate For Men's Track

Saturday, April 20 the Minutemen will compete in the Holy Cross Invitational at 11:00 a.m. at Hart Track in Worcester, Mass.

04/14/2013

Underclassmen Propel UMass In Minuteman Invitational

10 UMass underclassmen scored for the Minutemen leading to their fifth place finish.

04/12/2013

Men's Track Hosts Minuteman Invitational

The Minutemen will go head-to-head with 13 teams Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at the UMass Track & Field Complex

Copeland's Career Performance List & PRs

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Massachusetts Outdoor Top Five All-Time Records
Pole Vault 2013 15' 3" Fourth
Massachusetts Indoor Top Five All-Time Records
Pole Vault 2013 15' 1" Fifth
Heptathlon  2015 4,471 Fourth

As A Senior In 2014-2015: Indoor Track: Set a UMass Indoor All-time fourth place record and seventh place finish in the heptathlon at the Atlantic 10 Championships with 4,471 points (2/21)…Placed second in heptathlon pole vault jumping 14-feet, 5.5-inches (2/21)…Took sixth in open pole vault jumping 14-feet, 3.25-inches (2/21)…Set a personal record in high jump with a height of 6-feet, 1.25-inches (2/21)...Finished sixth in men’s pole vault at the Coaches Invitational with a height of 13-feet, 9.25-inches (2/7)…Also ran the 60-meter hurdles in 9.28-seconds (2/7)… Finished in eighth place in long jump with a jump of 20-feet, 5.25-inches (2/7)…Competed in pole vault at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational jumping 13-feet, 11.25-inches (1/30)…Won silver in pole vault at the Joe Donahue Games with a height of 14-feet, 3.25-inches (1/23)…Tied his personal best in the 60-meter dash running it in 7.62-seconds (1/23)…At the Beantown Challenge placed eighth overall in the heptathlon with 4,358 points (1/17)…Placed third in pole vault (14-1.25)(1/17)…Jumped a personal best in high jump with a height of 5-feet, 11.25-inches (1/17)…Finished fourth in pole vault at the Yale Invitational (13-9.25)(1/10)…Also competed in long jump with a mark of 20-feet, 1.75-inches (1/10).

As A Junior In 2013-14:
Indoor Track: Competed in the pole vault in six meets and posted UMass top-three marks of the season ... Placed third at the Harvard Invitational (2/1), clearing a season-best 14-6 ... Took second at the Giegengack Invitational (2/8) (14-3.25) ... Also competed at the New England Championship (3/1) (14-3.5) ... Saw action in the long jump in three meets ... Logged a season-best distance of 19-11.5 at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) ... Claimed sixth at the Sorlien Invitational (1/18) ... Ran the 200m dash at the Harvard Invitational (2/1). Outdoor Track: Competed in the pole vault in five meets ... Logged a season-best mark, the team's best of the season, at the New England Championship (5/10) (13-11.25) ... Cleared 13-3.5 at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/3) to place seventh ... Tied for fourth at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/19) (12-11.5) ... Registered UMass' top long jump performance of the season, 20-8.5, at the AIC Invitational (4/5) ... Also competed in the long jump at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12) ... Competed in the decathlon at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4) ... Raced the 200m at the AIC Invitational (4/5) and the Minuteman Invitational (4/12) ... Saw action in the 100m dash at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/26) ... Ran the 110m hurdles at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12) ... Threw the shot put at the AIC Invitational (4/5) ... Saw action in the discus at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/26).

As A Sophomore In 2012-13: Indoor Track: Competed in the pole vault in six meets ... Posted the fifth-best mark in program history (15-1) to qualify for the New England Championship at (1/20) ... Took sixth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/16) (14-9) ... Placed seventh at the New England Championship (2/22) (14-11) ... Cleared 14-9 at Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/25) to take second ... Placed third at Giegengack Invitational (2/2) (14-9) and the Yale Invitational (1/12) (14-3.25) ... Competed in the long jump in three meets ... Registered a season-best mark of 20-11.75 at Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/25) ... Ran the 60m dash at the Sorlein Invitational (1/19). Outdoor Track: Competed in the pole vault in six meets, placing fifth or higher on five occasions ... Cleared a season-best 15-3 to take fifth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) ... Posted a New England qualifying mark of 15-3 to claim third at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) ... Placed third at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) (15-3) ... Took third at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) (14-5.25) and second at the AIC Invitational (4/6) (14-5.25) ... Competed three times in the long jump ... Posted team's best mark of the season in the event at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) (20-9.25) ... Ran the 200m dash at the AIC Invitational (4/6).

As A Freshman In 2011-12: Indoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... Earned third place with a mark of 14-03.25 in the pole vault event at the Giegengack Invitational (2/4) ... Earned a seventh place finish in the pole vault event with a mark of 14-0.00 at the Reebok Games (1/27) ... At the Sorlien Invitational (1/14), finish in third in the pole vault event with a height of 14-3.25.

Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Longmeadow High School ... Was a four year letter winner under coach Jeff Pinney ... Holds school records in the indoor high jump and outdoor pole vault ... Was named underclassman MVP for outdoor as a sophomore ... Tabbed the Lancers Most Valuable Player as a junior ... Also played football for the Lancers for three years.

Personal: Greg Leon Copeland ... Born on May 25, 1993 in Springfield, Mass. ... Son of Charles and Carol ... Brother to David .... Majoring inKinesiology.


Career Best Outdoor Times/Marks
Decathlon 5,186 (5/4/14)
Pole Vault 15-3 (4/27/13)
Career Best Indoor Times/Marks
Pole Vault 15-1 (1/10/13)

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Apr 3
    at Sam Howell Invitational All Day
    Saturday, Apr 4
    at Yellow Jacket Invitational 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Apr 11
    vs Minuteman Invitational 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, Apr 15
    at Holy Cross Decathlon (Day 1) 11:00 AM
    Thursday, Apr 16
    at Holy Cross Decathlon (Day 2) 11:00 AM
    Friday, Apr 17
    at Larry Ellis Invitational All Day
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