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.
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.
WT&F-PRE CONF. MEET Photos by Thom Kendall '93
As a senior in 2013:Outdoor: Silver medalist in the long jump at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship, leaping 19-feet, 1.25-inches (5/5) ... Ran the 4x100 meter relay and competed in the long jump, qualifying for New Englands in both events and qualified for the ECAC Championship in the long jump ... Never placed lower than fourth in the long jump, recording two first place finishes and three second place finishes ... Anchored the season best time in the 4x100 meter relay at the New England Championship, clocking in at 48.08 (5/11) ... Recorded the best mark of her collegiate career at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet with a jump of 19-feet, 9.5-inches, the mark stands as the second best in UMass history (4/27). Indoor: Finished fifth overall in the long jump at the New England Championship leaping 18-feet, 3.75-inches (2/22) ... Jumped 18-feet, 5-inches at the Atlantic 10 Championship for a sixth place finish (2/16) ... Had the best mark in the long jump with a distance of 18-feet, 7-inches (2/2) ... Finished first at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games with a mark of 18-feet, 0.25-inches in the long jump (1/25) ... Ran the first leg of the eighth place 4x400 meter relay team at the Sorlien Invitational (1/19) ... Grabbed a first place finish in the long jump at the GoRhody Invitational with a mark of 18-feet, 3.75-inches and ran the first leg of the fourth place 4x400 meter relay team (1/11).
As a junior in 2012: Outdoor: Competed in four meets, appearing in the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 4x400 meter relay and the long jump ... Jumped 17-11.5 in the long jump for a third place at the New England Championships (5/11) ... Leaped 18-3 at the A-10 Championships, placing ninth in the long jump (5/5) ... Finished third in the UMass Invitational in the long jump (4/14) ... Placed second at the AIC Invitational in the long jump with a mark of 17-9 (4/7). Indoor: competing in the 55 meter dash, 60 meter dash, 4x400 meter relay, and the long jump ... Finished third in the 4x400 meter relay at the GoRhody Invitational (1/20) ... Claimed a first place finish in the long jump at the Sorlein Invitational (1/14).
As a sophomore in 2011: Outdoor: Participated in the long jump and had a season high mark of 17-9.50 at the New England Championship Meet...Also tried her hand in the 100 meter run and the 200 meter run. Indoor: Participated in the 55 meter dash, the 55 meter hurdles, the 60 meter dash, and the 200 meter dash...Had a season high time of 27.09 at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games in the 200 meter dash...She also competed in the pentathlon at the A-10 Championships, finishing with a score of 2088.
As a freshman in 2010: Outdoor: Qualified for the New England Championships in both the 200 meters and the long jump...At the New England Championships (5/8), leaped for a mark of 17-10.75 and a fourth place finish in the long jump...Posted a time of 12.79 in the 100 meter dash at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/2)...Qualified for the New England Championships in the 200 meter dash by posting a mark of 25.84 at the A-10s...Also helped the 4X100 meter relay squad to an eighth place finish (48.38) and qualified for the New England Championships in the long jump with a mark of 17-10.25 and a seventh place finish at the conference meet...Took fourth place in the 100 meter dash at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24)...Grabbed third place in the long jump with a mark of 17-04.00 at the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10)...Placed fifth in the long jump at the UConn Invite (4/3) with a jump of 17-00.50...Indoor: Set personal best mark of the season in the 200 meters at the Giegengack Invitational (2/5) by crossing at 26.21 and placing 14th... At the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/29), placed eighth in the long jump and set her best mark of the season 17-02.25... Also posted a time of 7.67 in the 55 meter dash at the meet.
Before UMass: A 2009 graduate of The Bromfield School in Harvard, Mass. where she was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Ray Dunn ... Three-time all-state selection in both indoor and outdoor track in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ...Owns seven school records in the 100 meter, 200 meter, 300, meter, 4 x 100 meter, 4 x 400 meter, 4 x 200 meter and long jump ... Three-time 300 meter district champion in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... 4 x 400 relay team qualified for USA Track and Field National Championships in 2009 ... Three-time Worcester Telegram and Gazette indoor track all-star ... Captain of indoor and outdoor track teams during the 2008-2009 season.
Personal: Katherine Hester Finnegan ... Born June 9, 1991 in Boston, Mass. ... Daughter of Steve and Mary Finnegan ... Has one brother, Conor ... Currently has not declared a major.