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 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 undeclared.
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