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.
The Minutewomen open up competition Saturday morning at 10:00 A.M.
As a sophomore in 2013:Outdoor: Ran in the 800, 1,500 and 4x400 meter relay for the Minutewomen, qualifying for New Englands in the 1,500 meter run ... Recorded her best time in the 1,500 meter run at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet, crossing the finish line at 4-minutes, 43.19-seconds for a fourth place finish (4/27). Indoor: Finished sixth in the mile at the URI Coaches Invite with a time of 5-minutes, 11.84-seconds and ran the final leg of the third place distance medley relay squad (2/2) ... Placed fifth with the best time of the season in the mile for the Minutewomen at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games clocking in at 5-minutes, 10.09-seconds while assisting with a third place performance in the 4x800 meter relay (1/25) ... Recorded a time of 5-minutes, 15.05-seconds for a sixth place finish in the mile at the Sorlien Invitational (1/19) ... Placed sixth in the mile and fourth in the 4x800 meter relay at the GoRhody Invitational (1/11).
As a freshman in 2012: Outdoor: Ran in six meets, all in the 1,500 meter run ... Competed in the 1,500 meter run at the New England Championships (5/11) ... Finished the 1,500 meter run in 4:44.08 at the A-10 Championships (5/5) ... Placed sixth, crossing the finish line at 4:45.63 in the 1,500 meter run at the Pre-Conference Meet (4/28) ... Ran for a third place finish and a time of 4:46.6 at the AIC Invitational in the 1,500 meter run (4/7). Indoor: Appeared in five meets during the indoor season in the 800 meter run, 1,000 meter run and the mile run ... Ran in the 1,000 meter run at the New England Championships (2/24) ... Ran the mile at the A-10 Championships (2/17).
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of South Side High School ... Was a four year letter winner under coaches Jason Lytle and Mike Goth ... Holds school records in the 400 meters, 800 meters, 1600 meters, 3200 meters, 4x400 meter relay, and on the 5K cross country course ... Won State Cross Country Medals as a junior and senior ... Brought home a State Track Medal as a senior ... Named the 2011 Valedictorian at South Side.
Personal: Rachel Lynn Hilliard ... Daughter of Robert and Pamela ...Sister to Stephanie and Jacob ... Born May 28, 1993 in Natrona Heights, Pa. ... Majoring in Biology.
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