Evan Donadt climbed into the UMass record book on Sunday.
This Saturday and Sunday the UMass track and field programs will host the 2012 A-10 Championships.
Just two removed from the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships, the Minutemen head to Weaver Stadium this weekend.
The Minutemen compiled 125 points to place first as a squad in a field of 13 teams.
The UMass Invitational will be the second-ever televised home meet for the UMass track and field program.
2011-12 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Competed in four meets on the season as a hammer and discuss thrower ... Opened the season placing fifth in the hammer throw at the AIC Invite ... Placed third in the discuss at the UMass Invite and the Pre-Conference Meet (4/14, 4/28) ... Recorded a personal record in the hammer throw and the discus at the A-10 Championships with distances of 143-01 and 146-07 respectively (5/6). Indoor Track: Did not compete.
2010-11 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Competed in six meets as a junior ... With a throw of 146-07 at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/7), took home fourth in the discus throw ... Placed fourth in the discus throw at the Minutemen Invite (4/16) with a throw of 137-05 ... In the hammer throw, placed fourth with a throw of 160-06 ... Set a mark of 148-11 in the discus throw at the UMass Invitational (4/9) ... At the Yellow Jacket Invitational (4/2), placed second in the discus throw with a mark of 131-09 ... Also at the Yellow Jacket Invite (4/2), placed fifth in the hammer throw earning a mark of 147-11. Indoor Track: Did not compete.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Competed in five meets ... At the A-10 Championships (5/1), threw a distance of 146-05 in the men's discus, good enough for fifth place overall ... Placed second at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24) in the discus throw with a mark of 147-08 ... Had his best season performance in the discus throw (149-09) at the UConn Invitational (4/3), placing seventh while qualifying for the New England Championships. Indoor Track: Did not compete.
2008-09 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Competed in the discus at the New England Championships (5/8), with a distance of 135-11 ... Placed ninth in the discus at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3), with a distance of 14-11 ... Placed sixth in the discus with a distance of 141-00 at the UMass Pre Conference (4/25) ... Placed second in the discus with a distance of 135-04 at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11) ... Also placed ninth in the shot put with a distance of 35-08.50 ... Finished ninth in the discus at the UConn Invitational (4/4), with a distance of 138-08. Indoor Track: Did not compete.
Before UMass: Threw discus and shot put for the Patriots of Concord-Carlisle ... Holds school record in 4x100 meter relay, with a time of 44.55 ... Also holds school record in discus, with a mark of 163-feet, 1 inch ... Won team MVP in indoor and outdoor track his senior year ... In 2008, earned Athlete of the Year for CCHS and Lowell Sun All Star ... Also played football all four years.
Personal: Full name is David Daniel McKenna ... Born on January 17, 1990 in Concord, Mass. to David and Laura ... Brother of James ... Majoring in Resource Economics.
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|Saturday, Jan 31|
|at Terrier Invite||9:00 AM|
|Saturday, Feb 7|
|at Coaches Invite||10:00 AM|
|Saturday, Feb 21|
|at Atlantic 10 Championship (Day 1)||10:00 AM|
|Sunday, Feb 22|
|at Atlantic 10 Championship (Day 2)||9:00 AM|
|Friday, Feb 27|
|at New England Championship (Day 1)||10:00 AM|
|Saturday, Feb 28|
|at New England Championship (Day 2)||10:00 AM|