Women's Track

 

  Lisa Wilson
Lisa Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holden, Mass.

High School:
Wachusett Regional

Height:
5-7

Event:
Throws


06/03/2009

Lisa Wilson 2009 Photo Gallery

Photos From The 2009 Season

2009 Photo Gallery
02/02/10: Lisa Wilson Interview
Lisa Wilson Talks About Setting School Discus Record

IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK

--INDOOR--
Weight Throw: 1st (55-01.5)
Shot Put: 1st (45-05.75)

--OUTDOOR--
Shot Put: 1st (48-00.75)
Hammer: 1st (185-1)
Discus: 1st (156-2)

2009-10 (Senior): Indoor Track: Had a tremendous indoor season... Broke her own school record in the shot put on four occasions...Set a school record in the weight throw... Was a New England and ECAC Championship qualifier in both the shot put and weight throw... At the ECAC Championships, placed seventh in the shot put (45-05.75) and set the highest mark in school history... Took fifth place in the shot put at the New England Championships (2/26) with a toss of 45-03.50... Placed fifth in the shot put (44-08.25) at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19)... Won the shot put at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/29) with a toss of 45-00.50... Set a school record in the weight throw (55-01.50) and placed third at the Great Dane Invitational (1/22)... Qualified for the New England and ECAC Championships with the mark in the weight throw and also placed third in the shot put (45-01.75) at the meet... Won the shot put and qualified for the New England and ECAC Championships at the BU Quad-Meet (1/14) with a mark of 45-00.25.

2008-09 (Junior): Continued her illustrious throwing career at UMass with another fantastic season. Outdoor Track: Set school records in the hammer throw, shot put, and discus ... In the discus, finished the season as the Atlantic 10 Champion and New England Champion ... Was an ECAC qualifier in the hammer, shot put, and discuss ... Placed no lower than second in the discus all season, and placed five times in the hammer throw and shot put ... At the New England Championships (5/8), broke the UMass school record in the shot put with a mark of 45-00.25 ... Also set a school record in the hammer throw at the New England Championships with a toss of 174-05 ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3), took the championship title in the discus with a throw of 151-00 ... Posted a new school record in the discus (156-02) at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/17) ... Also at the Larry Ellis Invitational, took second place in the shot put (44-11.50) and third place in the hammer (166-04) ... Won the shot put and discus at the UMass Six-Way Meet (4/17)...Indoor Track: Set a new school record in the shot put... At the New England Championships (2/28), placed eighth in the shot put with a throw of 42-11.50... Grabbed fourth place in the shot put at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21) with a mark of 42-07.00... Set a new school record in the shot put with a toss of 44-06.00 while placing third in the event at the Great Dane Invitational (1/23)... Also at the Great Dane invite, set her best mark of the season in the weight throw with a mark of 50-04.00 and a fourth place finish.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Minutewomen's top discus, shot put, and hammer athlete. Outdoor Track: Set school record in the discus, as well as placing second all-time at UMass in the hammer and shot put during the 2008 season ... In the discus, threw for 155-feet, 9 inches at the ECAC Championships (5/17) to finish sixth and break UMass' school record ... In the shot, reached a mark of 43-10.75 to finish third at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/19) and move into second place in the record books ... Also at the Larry Ellis Invitational, marked a distance of 168-11 to finish third in the hammer and rank second all time for the Minutewomen ... Reached the NCAA Regional Championships (5/31), placing 14th overall with a mark of 151-4 in the discus ... At the New England Championships (5/10), earned second place in the discus (150-3) and 10th in the shot put (41-00.5) ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3), earned second team All-Atlantic 10 honors after taking second in the discus (148-7), was sixth in the hammer (155-9) and threw the shot put for 40-06.75 to finish seventh overall ... At the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/26), finished first in the hammer throw (161-7), second in the discus (137-10), and first in the shot put (40-10.5) ... Finished first in the hammer (150-9) and shot put (42-9.5), and second in the discus (137-11) at the UMass Invitational (4/12) ... Indoor Track: Threw shot at the New England Championships (3/1) for an 18th place finish with a mark of 39-4.5.

2006-07 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: At the A-10 Championships (5/5), placed fifth in the discus (127-feet, three inches) and 13th in the shot put (34-feet, 7.5 inches) ... Earned A-10 Rookie of the Week honors (4/9) ... Posted her top shot put mark (36-feet, 3 inches) and her top hammer throw (137-feet, 8 inches) at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/14) ... Had her top discus throw (138-feet, 7 inches) at the UConn Invitational (4/7) ... Won the discus at the UMass Five Way Meet (3/31) and the UMass Six Way Meet (4/14) ... Indoor Track: at the A-10 Championships (2/17), placed eighth in the weight throw with her season-best toss of 44-feet, 8 inches and finished ninth in the shot put (36-feet, 2.75 inches) ... Had her top shot put mark of 36-feet, 9.5 inches at the Rhode Island Invitational (2/3).

Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Wachusett Regional High School where she was the Massachusetts State Champion in the discus and runner-up in the shot put as a senior ... That spring she was also second at the New England Meet in the discus and sixth in the shot put ... A four-time league all-star and two-time MVP ... Top throws in high school were 138-feet, 8-inches in the discus and 39-feet, 11.5 inches in the shot put ... Also played on the two-time Division IA Superbowl Championship team and was a two-time MVP of the basketball team.

Personal: Lisa Marie Wilson ... Born March 29, 1988 in Worcester, Mass. ... Daughter of Larry Wilson, Sr., and Wendy Wilson ... Has one brother Larry, Jr. ... Major in hospitality and tourism management with hopes of owning a restaurant.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Apr 26
    at UNH Pre-Conference Meet 11:30 AM
    Saturday, May 3
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship 9:00 AM
    Sunday, May 4
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship 9:00 AM
    Friday, May 9
    at New England Championship 12:00 PM
    Saturday, May 10
    at New England Championship 12:00 PM
    Saturday, May 17
    at ECAC Championship All Day
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