UMass solidified a seventh place finish at the New England Championships on Saturday.
Zachary Koncki reclaimed the UMass long jump record on day one of the A-10 Championships.
This Saturday and Sunday the UMass track and field programs will host the 2012 A-10 Championships.
The Minutemen will have their final tune-up this weekend prior to the A-10 Championships.
Mark Hewitt led UMass with a fourth place finish at the Holy Cross Decathlon Invite.
2011-12 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Opened the season competing in the AIC invite with a time of 23.95 in the 200 meter dash (4/7)... Ran in the 400 meter dash in the UMass Invite with a time of 53:40 (4/14)... Threw 35-5.10 in the shot put in the Holy Cross Decathlon Invite (4/18)... Also competed in the long jump in the Pre-Conference meet with a distance of 20-4.25 (4/28)... At New England Championships, threw the javelin a distance of 138-08 (5/11)... Also competed in long jump, pole vault and discus on the season... Indoor Track: At New England Championship (2/24), finished eighth in Heptathlon with a mark of 4491... Participated in 11 events this season ... Secured fourth place in 1000 meter run at Atlantic 10 Championship (2/17) with a time of 2:50.00.
2010-11 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Competed in five meets as a multi ... Tallied 5980 points in the decathlon at the A-10 Championships (5/8), good enough for fifth place ... At the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30), placed fifth in the high jump by recording a mark of 6-0.50 ... Leaped a distance of 20-0.50 in the long jump, good enough to take fourth at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16) ... Placed sixth in the decathlon at the Husky Decathlon Invitational (4/7), tallying a sum of 5736 points. Indoor Track: Competed in five meets ... Participated in a variety of events as a multi including the 55 meter hurdles, 60 meter hurdles, 500 meter dash, 800 meter run, long jump, high jump, shot put, and heptathlon ... At the Giegengack Invitational (2/4), reached a height of 6-0.50 while placing eighth ... Posted a mark of 32-0.25 in the shot put while placing 16th in the event at the Sparks Sorlein Invitational (1/15) ... Placed fifth in the high jump at the Sparks Sorlein Invite by reaching a height of 6-0.50.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Competed in five meets ... At the New England Championships (5/7), competed in the decathlon finishing in sixth with 5,550 points ... Scored a personal season best in the decathlon at the A-10 Championships (5/2), tallying 5,708 points ... At the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24), took seventh place in the high jump with a height of 6-01.50. Indoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... Took ninth in the heptathlon with 3,659 points at the A-10 Championships (2/20) ... Jumping a height of 6-00.00 at the Valentine Invitational (2/13), took 12th in the high jump ... At the BU Quad Meet (1/14), captured tenth in the 55 meter hurdles by crossing the line at 8.96 ... Joining a 4x400 meter relay team at the BU Quad Meet (1/14), placed fourth overall with a time of 3:36.01 ... In the 500 meter run, finished with a time of 1:08.13 at the BU Quad Meet (1/14), good enough for fifth place ... In the long jump, captured sixth overall at the BU Quad Meet (1/14) with a distance of 19-04.75.
As A Freshman In 2007-08 (At Saint Louis): Cross Country: Posted a time of 31:36 at the Bradley Classic ... Turned in a time of 30:22.21 at the Brooks Memphis Twilight. Track: Set a school record in the 60-meter hurdles and high jump.
Before UMass: Ran middle-distance and participated in jumps for the Warriors ... Member of the city champion 4x800-meter relay squad ... Was the Staten Island borough champion in the high jump ... Also played soccer ... Received the Advanced Regents Diploma honor.
Personal: Mark Emanuel Hewitt II ... Born on November 30, 1989, in Staten Island, N.Y. ... Son of Mark and Charlotte Hewitt ... Brother to Tovin ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.