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 were the front-runners of the AIC Invitational, scoring 213 points in their outdoor season opener.
A league-record 1,637 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.
Becky Stoyle will strive to continue her success this weekend and break the top 20 in the triple jump in order to qualify for Nationals.
WT&F-PRE CONF. MEET Photos by Thom Kendall '93
First All-Time At UMass In The 4x800 Meter Relay - 8:54.72 (5/8/11)
As a senior in 2013:Outdoor: Had the most success in relays competing in the 4x400 and 4x800 meter relay, also ran the 800 meter run ... Scored for the Minutewomen at the Atlantic 10 Championship in the 4x800 meter relay with an eighth place finish and a time of 9-minutes, 12.29-seconds (5/5) ... Ran the first leg of the team's best performance in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3-minutes, 53.57-seconds for a first place finish at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) ... Placed first at the AIC Invitational in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 4-minutes, 2.94-seconds (4/6). Indoor: Part of the third place 4x400 meter relay quad at the URI Coaches Invitational with a time of 4-minutes, 2.92-seconds (2/2) ... Assisted in a third place finish in the 4x400 meter relay at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games with a time of 3-minutes, 59.53-seconds (1/25) ... Placed second with a time of 2-minutes, 24.54-seconds in the 800 meter run at the Sorlien Invitational (1/19) ... Finished second in the 800 meter run crossing the finish line in 2-minutes, 22.69-seconds at the GoRhody Invitational (1/11).
As a junior in 2012: Outdoor: Crossed the finish line at 2:21.15 in the 800 meter run at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21) ... Placed third in the 4x400 meter relay at the AIC Invitational (4/7). Indoor: Claimed third place at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games in the distance medley relay (1/27) ... Finished second in the 4x800 meter relay and seventh in the 500 meter run at the Sorlein Invitational (1/14).
As a sophomore in 2011: Outdoor: Ran in the 800 meter run with her best time on the season coming at the Larry Ellis Invitational with a time of 2:17.08, which also qualified her for NECs...Ran a time of 2:19.07 at the New England Championship Meet...Ran on the 4x400 meter relay team at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet. Indoor: Qualified for the New England Championships in the 500 meter run at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games with a time of 1:19.45...Ran her fastest time in the 500 meter run at the Valentine Invitational (1:17.46)...Ran on the 4x400 meter relay team at the New England Championships, which ran a time of 3:54.50.
As a freshman in 2010: Outdoor: At the A-10 Championships (5/2), ran the 400 meters in 1:01.59 and placed 19th...Placed 17th in the 800 meters (2:24.63) at the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10)...Also helped the 4X400 meter relay to a 10th place finish (4:15.35) at the meet...Had personal top time of the season in the 400 meters (1:01.40) at the UConn Invite (4/3)... Indoor: Was a member of the 4X400 meter relay squad that placed fifth with a time of 3:54.50 at the New England Championships (2/26)... Also helped the distance medley relay to a 14th place finish at the meet (12:53.14)... Helped the 4X4 to an eighth place finish with a time of 3:59.71 at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19)... At the Valentine Invitational (2/12), helped the 4X400 meter relay set the team's top time of the season by crossing at 3:54.21 and placing fifth... Set her best time of the season in the 400 meter run (59.92) and placed eleventh at the Giegengack Invitational (2/5).
Before UMass: A 2009 graduate of Mansfield High School where she helped the Hornets to the Massachusetts All-State championship as a senior ... Member of 4 x 400 meter relay team that won both the Massachusetts and New England championship ... Holds school record in the 800 meter with a time of 2:20.99 ... Helped 4 x 400 meter relay team to New England all-time record with a time of 3:50.04 ... Hockomock League all-star in 2009 ... Boston Globe all-scholastic selection in 2009 ... Sun Chronicle all-star in 2009.
Personal: Erika Lynn Unger ... Born June 5, 1991 in Attleboro, Mass. ... Daughter of James and Carol Unger ... Has two sisters, Rebeka and Rachel ... Majoring in Nutrition.