Men's Track

 

  Daniel Wu
Daniel Wu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tenafly, N.J.

High School:
Tenafly

Height:
5-10

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
12/10/1989


07/12/2012

113 UMass Student-Athletes Named To Atlantic 10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

A league-record 1,369 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

07/12/2012

113 UMass Student-Athletes Named To Atlantic 10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

A league-record 1,369 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

06/01/2012

Wu, Pettit Named Academic All-District

The track and field duo is now eligible for Academic All-America status.

05/24/2012

A-10 Names Daniel Wu To Academic All-Conference Team

The A-10 selects Daniel Wu as one of the best student athletes in this year's outdoor track and field season.

05/12/2012

Men's Track Holding Onto Third At New England's

After two days of competition, the Minutemen sit third in a field of 24 Northeast squads.

05/06/2009

2009 Daniel Wu Photo Gallery

2009 Daniel Wu Photo Gallery

2009 Photo Gallery

--OUTDOOR RECORDS--

First All-Time At UMass In The Long Jump - 24-00.25
Fourth All-Time At UMass In The Long Jump - 23-07.50

CAREER HONORS
A-10 Academic All-Conference - Indoor Track and Field (3/13/12)
Academic All-District (6/2/12)
A-10 Academic All-Conference - Indoor Track and Field (3/4/11)

2011-12 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Competed in six meets and three events ... Opened the season running the 100 meter dash in the AIC Invite with a time of 11.99 (4/7) ... Competed in the long jump, recording his personal best during the Pre-Conference Meet and placing first with a distance of 24-00.25 (4/28) ... Qualified for New England Championships in the long jump at the UMass Invite where he also placed second with a distance of 23-01.25 (4/14) ... Placed sixth in the long jump at New England Championships (5/11) ... Also placed third in the triple jump at the AIC Invite as UMass' only triple jumper (4/7) ... Indoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... Took third place in the long jump with a mark of 22-02.25 at the Giegengack Invite (2/3)... At the Sorlien Invitational (1/14), qualified for New England Championships in the long jump with a mark of 22-7.75 taking fifth place.

2010-11 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... At the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30), placed first in the long and triple jumps, and third in the high jump with marks of 22-10.50, 44-4.75, and 6-2.25 respectively ... Qualified for the IC4A Championships in the long jump at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/22) by jumping a distance of 23-4.50 ... Placed fifth at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16) in the 200 meter dash by finishing with a time of 23.37 ... Jumped a distance of 44-9.50 in the triple jump at the Minutemen Invite, good enough for the top spot in the event ... With a leap of 23-2.50, won the long jump at the UMass Invitational (4/9) ... Posting a mark of 21-4 in the long jump at the Yellow Jacket Invite (4/2), placed third in the event. Indoor Track: Competed in eight meets ... Was the team's top triple jumper this season ... Set the best team mark in the triple jump at the New England Meet (2/25), reaching a distance of 45-7.25, good enough for eighth place ... Placed fourth in the long jump at the New England Championships (2/25) with a mark of 22-8.50 ... At the A-10 Championships (2/18) placed third in the long jump reaching a distance of 23-0.75 while qualifying for the IC4A Championships ... Qualified for New England Championships in the long jump with a distance of 22-5.00 at the Great Dane Invitational (1/21) ... Placed fourth in the long jump with a distance of 21-2.75 at the Sparks Sorlein Invite (1/15).

2009-10 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... Qualified for the IC4A Championships while tying the fourth best mark in school history in the long jump at the A-10 Championships (5/1), jumping a distance of 23-05.50, good enough for third place ...Placed second in the long jump at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24) while qualifying for the New England Championships by jumping a distance of 22-8 ... Posted a fifth place finish in the triple jump at the UConn Invitational (4/3) with a mark of 42-11. Indoor Track: Competed in eight meets .... Qualified for the New England Championships at the Giegengack Invitational (2/5) in the long jump with a distance of 22-06.25 ... With a personal season best in the high jump, took fifth place at the URI Invitational (1/23) with a height of 43-03.25 ... Captured second overall in the high jump at the BU Quad Meet (1/14) with a height of 42-09.50 ... At the BU Quad Meet (1/14) placed fourth in the long jump with a distance of 19-09.75.

2008-09 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: At the New England Championships (5/8), competed in the triple jump with a distance of 43-09.75 and the long jump (21-05.50) ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3), competed in the triple jump with a distance of 43-03.00 and in the long jump with a distance of 20-02.50 ... At the UMass Pre Conference (4/25), placed sixth in the triple jump with a distance of 42-08.25 and competed in the high jump with a height of 5-11.25 ... Scored 4781 points at the Holy Cross Decathlon (4/15) ... Placed fourth in the long jump at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11), with a distance of 21-03.25 ... Placed third in the long jump with a distance of 21-09.00 and placed tenth in the high jump with a height of 6-00.50 at the UConn Invitational (4/4). Indoor Track: The Minutemen's top long jump athlete ... Placed 13th in the long jump at the New England Championships (2/28), jumping 21-01.50. Also ranked 16th in the triple jump with a mark of 42-00.00 ... Finished 12th in the long jump at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20), jumping 21-04.25 ... Placed 16th at the Boston Valentine Invitational (2/14), with a season best 22-01.50.

Before UMass: Three-year letterwinner for David Burns at Tenafly High School in N.J. ... Named to First Team All-County his senior year and Third Team All-County his junior year ... Earned All-League and All-State, Group 2 his junior and senior year ... Named to the All-North Jersey team in 2008 ... Best times include 45-5.75 in triple jump, 23'25'' in long jump ... Holds six school records ... Named Tigers' Player of the Year.

Personal: Born December 12, 1989 in Mahatt, N.J. to Yim Ting and Yuet Foon Wu ... Majoring in Finance & Operations Management, with plans to attend graduate school after college ... Dominant in right hand, yet left foot.

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