UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester
Becky Stoyle breaks the school record in the triple jump and sets the UMass Track & Field Complex facility record.
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.
Becky Stoyle and Katharine Finnegan each move up in the UMass record book in the Minuteman Invitational
WT&F-PRE CONF. MEET Photos by Thom Kendall '93
As a junior in 2012: Outdoor: Finished eighth in the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 48.52 and competed in the 100 meter dash at the New England Championships (5/11) ... Placed seventh, crossing the finish line at 48.30 in the 4x100 meter relay in the A-10 Championships while also posting a time of 12.55 in the 100 meter dash (5/5) ... Placed sixth in the Pre-Conference meet, finishing at 12.50 in the 100 meter dash (4/28) ... Claimed a third place finish in the 4x100 meter relay at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21) ... Came in fourth at the UMass Invitational with a time of 48.96 in the 100 4x100 meter relay (4/14) ... Finished third in the 4x100 meter relay at the AIC Invitational (4/7). Indoor: Finished in sixth place in the 60 meter dash and in eighth place in the 200 meter dash at the GoRhody Invitational (1/21).
As a sophomore in 2011: Outdoor: Led the team in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.70, which also qualified her for New Englands...Also led the team in the 200 meter dash with a time of 26.30, also a NEC qualifying time...Finished in 13th place at New Englands in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.71...Finished in 18th place at New Englands in the 200 meter dash with a time of 25.56. Indoor: Had the fastest time on the season for UMass in the 200 meter run with a time of 26.19, which came at the Valentine Invitational...Ran in the 55 meter dash, her best time coming at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (7.53)...Also ran the 60 meter dash, her best time in this event coming at the Giegengack Invitational (8.08), this time also being the best on the team for the season.
As a freshman in 2010: Outdoor: Grabbed fourth place overall in the 100 meter dash (12.57) at the New England Championships (5/8)...Posted her top time of the year in the 100 meter dash (12.50) during the preliminary round of the New England Championships...At the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/2), placed 16th in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.62..Helped the 4X100 meter relay to an eighth place finish (48.38) at the A-10s...Set a New England Championship qualifying mark in the 100 meter dash by crossing at 12.57 and placing third at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24)...Competed in the 200 meter dash at the Larry Ellis Invite, crossing at 26.43. Indoor: Was the team's top 55 meter dash athlete... Placed 12th in the 55 meter dash at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19) with a time of 7.45... Also posted a time of 27.25 in the 200 meters at the meet... At the BU Quad-Meet (1/14), set best time of the season in the 55 meter dash (7.42) and placed fourth.
Before UMass: A 2009 graduate of Sandwich High School where she was a three-time Atlantic Coast League all-star for both indoor and outdoor track ... Three-year letterwinner for the Blue Knights ... Received the James H. Sibson award for outstanding senior female athlete ... Team captain as a senior in 2009 ... Owns school records in the 55 meter, 100 meter, long jump, 4 x 200 meter relay and 4 x 400 meter relay ... Was also a standout field hockey player, lettering three-years and receiving an ACL all-star selection as a senior.
Personal: Emma Rose Riedel ... Born Dec.14, 1990, in Frankfurt, Germany ... Daughter of John Riedel and Mary Kelly ... Has one sister and one brother, Rebecca and Jackson ... Majoring in English.
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