UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester
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
The Minutewomen open up competition Saturday morning at 10:00 A.M.
As a freshman in 2013:Outdoor: Scored in the pole vault in four of six meets in her first outdoor campaign ... Set her best height of the season at the New England Championship with a height of 10-feet, 11.75-inches (5/11) ... Fell just short of the podium in her first outdoor conference championship with a fourth place finish in the pole vault and a height of 10-feet, 8.75-inches (5/5) ... Scored in the pole vault in three meets straight during the regular season with a first place mark at the AIC Invite (4/6). Indoor: Competed in two events in five meets with the most of her efforts coming in the pole vault ... Improved her height in each meet throughout the season ... Led the team in the pole vault with her top performances coming in the conference and regional championships ... Set a season best height of 11-feet, 1.75-inches in the pole vault at the New England Championship (2/22) ... Placed seventh vaulting 10-feet, 10-inches to score for the Minutewomen in her first Atlantic 10 Conference Championship (2/16) ... Scored in the pole vault for the Minutewomen in both, the URI Coaches Invite (2/2) and the Sorlien Invitational (1/19) with a fourth and sixth place finish.
Before UMass: Nine-time letter winner for Coach Liscomb and Coach Chaconis at Portland High School ... Competed in the pole vault ... Assisted in a Class S State Championship as a junior ... Class S State Champion and three time runner-up ... Two time All-Area and three time Shoreline Conference Runner-Up ... Holds the school outdoor record in the pole vault with a mark of 11-0.
Personal: Sarah Isabel Bierly ... Born September 6, 1994 in Hartford, Conn. ... Daughter of Jeffrey Bierly and Susan Finerman-Bierly ... Sister of Evan Bierly ... Majoring in Psychology.
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