Women's Track


  Jennifer Rippel
Jennifer Rippel


North Reading, Mass.

High School:
North Reading HS




2006-07 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Did not compete ... Indoor Track: Ran her top time in the 200 meters (28.20) at the New Hampshire Invitational (1/20) ... ran her season-best and team-best time of 1:19.65 in the 500 meters in dual meet versus Rhode Island (1/12).

2005-06 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Competed primarily in the 200 and 400 meter dashes ... placed 17th in the 400 meters at the A-10 Championships (5/7) with her top time of the season (1:00.89) ... ran a 1:01.18 to finish 20th at the New England Championships (5/13) ... posted her top time of 27.84 seconds in the 200 meters at the Brown Invitational (4/15) ... Indoor Track: Clocked her season-best effort in the 400 meters (1:03.43) at the URI Sorlein Invitational (2/10).

2004-05 (Freshman): Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor seasons.

Before UMass: Competed in both track and soccer for the Lady Hornets lettering four years in each ... guided her 4x200 meter relay team to the 2002 National Championship title ... finished seventh in the 400 meters at the 2002 New England Championships ... finished third in the outdoor 400 meters at the 2002 state championships ... won the 400 meter Class B indoor champions in 2002 and the 600 meters in 2003 ... honored as a Cape Ann League All-Star ... named indoor track MVP as a sophomore ... given the Distinguished Athlete Award by the U.S. Marine Corps in 2003 ... sidelined her senior year with knee problems ... ran career personal-best times of 27.3 seconds in the 200 meters, 57.5 seconds in the 400 meters, 2:21 in the 800 meters and 5:31 in the mile.

Personal:Jennifer Lyn Rippel ... daughter of Kate and Glen Rippel ... has one brother, Nick ... born May 3, 1986 in Winchester, Mass. ... majoring in communication.

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