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.
Becky Stoyle and Katharine Finnegan each move up in the UMass record book in the Minuteman Invitational
As a sophomore in 2013:Outdoor: Had the fourth best mark in the triple jump with a leap of 38-feet, 3.5-inches as well as the sixth best mark in the long jump at 18-feet, 6-inches at the New England Championship (5/11) ... Ran a season best 12.37-seconds in the 100 meter dash while qualifying for New Englands, scored with a seventh place finish in the 4x100 meter relay at 48.10-seconds and placed seventh in the long jump with a leap equaling 18-feet, 5.25-inches at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) ... Competed for a third place finish in the long jump with a mark of 18-feet, 7.75-inches and a third place finish in the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 48.31-seconds at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) ... Leaped 18-feet, 6-inches for a third place finish in the long jump, ran the third leg of the third place 4x100 meter relay team that recorded a time of 48.83-seconds and crossed the finish line at 12.65-seconds for a seventh place finish in the 100 meter dash at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) ... Placed third in the long jump with a distance of 18-feet, 6-inches and qualified for the New England Championship while assisting in a fourth place finish in the 4x100 meter relay recording a time of 48.89-seconds at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) ... Placed fourth in the long jump with a mark of 17-feet, 4.75-inches and finished seventh in the 100 meter dash at the AIC Invitational (4/6). Indoor: Placed eighth in the long jump at the New England Championship with a mark totaling 17-feet, 9.75-inches (2/22) ... Leaped 17-feet, 11.75-inches at the Atlantic 10 Championship for an eighth place finish in the long jump (2/16) ... Took third place in the long jump with a 17-foot, 8.25-inch mark at the URI Coaches Invite (2/2) ... Finished second in the triple jump at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games with a mark equaling 37-feet, 8.75-inches (1/25) ... Finished third in the long jump with a 17-foot, 6.75-inch mark, second in the triple jump with a leap equaling 36-feet, 6.25-inches and eighth in the 60 meter dash with a time of 8.16-seconds at the Sorlien Invitational (1/19) ... placed second in the long jump and triple jump with a 17-foot-7.5-inch leap and a 36-foot, 7-inch mark respectively at the GoRhody Invitational (1/11) ... Finished eighth at the URI Pentathlon with 2,959 points (12/7).
As a freshman in 2012: Outdoor: Finished the New England Championships with three top eight performances, placing sixth in the triple jump with a mark of 37-10.5, eighth in the long jump leaping 17-5.5 and eighth in the 4x100 meter relay crossing the finish line at 48.52 (5/11) ... Finished seventh in the 4x100 meter relay, completing the event in 48.52 while also placing 11th in the long jump after a 17-9 jump at the A-10 Championships (5/5) ... Claimed first place in the long jump at the Pre-Conference meet after leaping 17-11.5 (4/28) ... Jumped for a mark of 17-8.25 in the long jump and finished first at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21)... Grabbed a pair of fourth place finishes in the UMass Invitational one in the long jump after achieving a mark of 17-8 and the other in the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 48.96 (4/14) ... Finished third in the 4x100 meter relay at the AIC Invitational (4/7). Indoor: Competed in the long jump at the New England Championships (2/24) ... Placed fifth at the A-10 Championships in the long jump (2/17) ... Placed third in the long jump at the Charles Torpey Tribute (2/4) ... Finished first in the long jump and eighth in the 60 meter dash at the Go Rhody Invitational (1/21) ... Jumped good enough for a third place finish at the Sorlein Invitational (1/14).
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Phoenix High School ... Was a four year letter winner under coach Bill Lonis ... Holds 14 school records (six individual, eight relay) including in the 55 meters, 55 meter hurdles, 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump, triple jump, 4x100 meter relay, and 4x400 meter relay ... Was first team All-League in seven events as a senior, five as a junior, seven as a sophomore, and three as a freshman ... Named News Channel 9 Athlete of the Week as a senior ... Nominated to the All-CNY Track and Field Team as a junior and senior for outdoor ... Was a member of the New York All-State Team for the outdoor triple jump as a senior, indoor long jump as a senior, indoor triple jump as a senior, outdoor long and triple jump as a junior, and for outdoor long jump as a sophomore ... Tabbed Oswego Country Girls Track and Field MVP as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Also was a varsity basketball/football cheerleader for the Firebirds.
Personal: Ashley Ann Palmer ... Born July 19, 1993 in El Paso, Texas ... Daughter of Donald and Laura ... Sister to Shawn ... Major is Kinesiology.
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