Women's Track


  Maria Marascia
Maria Marascia


Huntington, N.Y.

High School:




Throwers Launch Minutewomen Through Holy Cross Invitational

The Minutewomen throwers combined for 64 of the team's 168.5 points in Saturdays meet.


Holy Cross Up Next For Women's Track And Field

On Saturday, April 20 UMass will compete at Hart Track in Worcester, Mass. for the Holy Cross Invitational beginning at 11:00 a.m.


Minutewomen Continue Outdoor Success In First Home Meet

Becky Stoyle and Katharine Finnegan each move up in the UMass record book in the Minuteman Invitational


Minutewomen Host First Home Meet Of The Season

The Minutewomen open up competition Saturday morning at 10:00 A.M.


Women's Track Opens Outdoor Season At AIC

Saturday, April 6 the Minutewomen will travel to AIC for their outdoor season opener in Springfield, Mass.



WT&F-PRE CONF. MEET Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a senior in 2013:Outdoor: Competed in the 800 meter run, 400 meter hurdles and the 4x400 meter relay ... Ran the third leg of the fourth place 4x400 meter relay team at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) ... Scored twice for the Minutewomen in the 400 meter hurdles earlier in the season with a fourth place finish at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) and a seventh place finish at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13). Indoor: Finished eighth in the 500 meter run at the New England Championship completing the event in 1-minute, 18.46-seconds (2/22) ... Qualified for the New England Championship with a third place time of 1-minute, 19.54-seconds in the 500 meter run and was part of a third place performance in the distance medley relay at the URI Coaches Invite (2/2) ... Placed seventh in the 800 meter run crossing the finish line at 2-minutes, 20.56-seconds at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/25) ... Grabbed first in the 800 meter run with a time of 2-minutes, 23.20-seconds and assisted in a third place 4x400 meter relay performance at the Sorlien Invitational (1/19) ... Finished fifth in the 500 meter run at the GoRhody Invitational with a time of 1-minute, 20.28-seconds and assisted the 4x400 meter relay quad to a fourth place finish (1/11).

As a junior in 2012: Outdoor: Competed in the 400 meter hurdles and finished sixth in the 400 meter relay at the New England Championships with a time of 3:55.06 (5/11) ... Ran a 1:05.17 in the 400 meter hurdles at the A-10 Championships (5/5) ... Finished fifth in the 400 meter hurdles, crossing the finish line at 1:06.96 at the UMass Invitational (4/14) ... Placed fourth finishing at 1:06.95 in the 400 meter hurdles at the AIC Invitational (4/7).Indoor: Placed ninth in the 400 meter dash at the GoRhody Invitational (1/21).

As a sophomore in 2011: Outdoor: Had her best time of the season at the UMass Invitational in the 400 meter hurdles (1:09.73)...Ran in the 200 meter run. Indoor: Participated in th 400 meter run and the 500 meter run.

As a freshman in 2010: Outdoor: At the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24), finished in sixth place in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:09.86...Placed 21st with a time of 1:10.61 in the 400 meter hurdles at the Larr Ellis Invite (4/17)...Helped the 4X400 meter relay to a 14th place finish with a time of 4:33.96 at the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10)...At the UConn Invite (4/3), crossed at 1:10.93 in the 400 meter hurdles and placed 10th...Indoor: Took 20th in the 400 meters with a time of 1:05.22 at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19)... Set personal best time of the season in the 400 meters at the Valentine Invitational (2/12) by crossing at 1:02.38... At the Giegengack Invitational, helped the 4X400 meter relay to an eleventh place finish by crossing at 4:12.53... Placed eighth in the 400 meters (1:02.94) at the BU Quad-Meet (1/14).

Before UMass: A 2009 graduate of Huntington High School where she was a four-year all-league selection ... All-division selection in 2008 and 2009 ... Owns school record in 400 meter hurdle record with a time of 66.8 seconds ... Also a four-year letterwinner in volleyball and basketball.

Personal: Maria Ann Marascia ... Born May 24, 1991 in Plainview, N.Y. ... Daughter of Joe and Margarita Marascia ... Double majoring in Finance and Sport Management.

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