UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester
The Minutewomen throwers combined for 64 of the team's 168.5 points in Saturdays meet.
On Saturday, April 20 UMass will compete at Hart Track in Worcester, Mass. for the Holy Cross Invitational beginning at 11:00 a.m.
The Minutewomen open up competition Saturday morning at 10:00 A.M.
The Minutewomen were the front-runners of the AIC Invitational, scoring 213 points in their outdoor season opener.
As a sophomore in 2013:Outdoor: Ran the third leg of the New England Champion 4x800 meter relay team with a time of 9-minutes, 0.15-seconds (5/11) ... Ran a season best time of 2-minutes, 14.39-seconds in the 800 meter run at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) ... Ran the first leg of the fourth place 4x400 meter relay team at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet with a time of 4-mintes, 2.40-seconds. (4/27) ... Anchored the team's second place finish in the 4400 meter relay crossing the finish line at 4-minutes, 8.42-seconds at the AIC Invitational (4/6). Indoor: Medical redshirt.
As a freshman in 2012: Outdoor: Claimed her first collegiate New England Championship gold medal in the 4x800 meter relay with a time of 9:00.01, the second best time in the event in UMass history (5/11) ... Placed fourth in the 4x800 meter relay at the A-10 Championships while claiming the fourth best time in UMass history of 9:01.95 (5/5) ... Placed second in the 800 meter run at the Pre-Conference Meet, completing the event in 2:17.88 and finishing third in the 4x400 meter relay (4/28) ... Ran a 2:15.34 for a third place finish at the Holy Cross Invitational in the 800 meter run (4/21) ... Finished fifth, crossing the finish line at 2:15.27 in the 800 meter run and placed third in the 4x400 meter relay in the UMass Invitational (4/14) ... Placed third in the 4x400 meter relay and sixth in the 800 meter run at the AIC Invitational (4/7). Indoor: Finished ninth at the ECAC Championships with a time of 9:26.31 in the 4x800 meter relay (3/3) ... Finished seventh in the distance medley relay at the New England Championships (2/26) ... Placed ninth in the 4x400 meter relay at the Charles Torpey Tribute (2/4).
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of New Bedford High School ... A two year letter winner under coach Jeremy Tilton ... Named cross country Athlete of the Year by the South Coast Today as a junior ... Tabbed to the Cross Country Super Team by the South Coast Today as a senior ... Holds school records in the 600, 800, and 1000 meters ... Also played soccer for the Whalers.
Personal: Courtney Rachael Neves ... Born April 11, 1993 in New Bedford, Mass. ... Daughter to Joseph and Kathleen Neves ... Sister to Rachel ... Majoring in Biology.
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