Women's Track

 

  Stefanie Danehy
Stefanie Danehy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Medway, Mass.

High School:
Medway

Height:
5-9

Event:
Javelin


IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK

--OUTDOOR--
Javelin; 4th (131-03)

2009-10 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Set a UMass top five all-time mark and a New England Championship qualifying mark in the javelin...At the New England Championships (5/8), set a mark of 116-04 in the javelin which was good for 11th place overall...Placed fifth with a throw of 129-05 in the javelin at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/2)...Took third place in the javelin at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24), posting a mark of 110-11...Also had a toss of 99-08 in the hammer throw at the meet...At the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10), set the fourth highest all-time mark at UMass (131-03) in the javelin, taking third place...The mark also qualified her for the New England Championships...At the UConn Invite (4/3), placed seventh in the javelin with a throw of 123-08...Also placed ninth in the hammer throw (99-06) at the meet...Indoor Track: Did not compete.

Before UMass: A 2009 graduate of Medway High School where she was a three-year letterwinner ... Massachusetts all-state champion in javelin as a senior in 2009 ... 2009 Tri-Valley League and MIAA Division IV javelin champion ... Holds Medway High School and Tri-Valley League record for javelin with a distance of 137' 3", thrown at 2009 New England Championships ... Boston Globe and Boston Herald all-scholastic selection in 2009, becoming the first Medway female athlete to receive a selection in over 25 years ... Three-time TVL all-star in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Female Athlete of the Year for Medway High School in 2009 ... Two-year letterwinner in soccer and basketball.

Personal: Stefanie Louise Danehy ... Born July 25, 1991 ... Daughter of Paul and Diane Danehy ... Has three brothers, Alex, Thomas and Gregory ... Intends to major in kinesiology.

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