As A Senior In 2014-2015: Outdoor Track: Finished fourth in the decathlon at the Atlantic 10 Championships scoring a personal best of 5,844-points (5/2)…Hurdled a personal best time in the 110-meter hurdles crossing the line in 16.31-seconds (5/2)…Took first in the decathlon pole vault (14-11) and seventh in open pole vault (14-5.25)(5/2)…Also placed second in the decathlon 1,500-meter run with a personal best time of 4-minutes, 47.67-seconds (5/2)…Placed fifth in pole vault at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet clearing 14-feet, 5.25-inches (4/25)…Competed in javelin with a throw of 136-feet, 10-inches (4/25)…Earned silver in pole vault at the Holy Cross Invitational with a height of 15-feet (4/18)…At the Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet finished eighth in the decathlon (5,826-points)(4/15)…Finished second in pole vault (13-3.5), fifth in long jump (20-8), sixth in the 100-meter dash (11.25w), and fifth in the 1,500-meter run (4:56.01)(4/15)…At the UMass Invitational competed in discus (72-10)(4/11)…Placed tenth in long jump jumping 20-feet, 2.25-inches (4/11)…Saw action in the 4x400-meter relay (3:30.56)(4/11)…Took bronze in pole vault clearing 13-feet, 5.25-inches at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (4/4)…Saw action in the 4x100-meter relay (44.94)(4/4).IndoorTrack:Competed at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships in the heptathlon finishing with 4,566-points setting a personal record (2/27)...jumped 20-feet, 9-inches in the heptathlon long jump, 14-2.75 in pole vault, ran the 60-meter hurdles in 9.12-seconds, and threw shot put 31-feet, 6.75-inches (2/27)…Also competed in the open pole vault, clearing 14-feet, 9-inches placing him twelfth overall (2/27)…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: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).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).
As A Sophomore In 2012-13: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).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).
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 in Kinesiology.