Women's Track


  Chrissy Silvar
Chrissy Silvar


Fitchburg, Mass.

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Pole Vault


UMass Leading After Day One Of New England Championships

Five strong performances assist UMass to a four-point lead on first day of the New England Championships.


A-10 Triumphs Propel UMass Into New England Championships

Three record breaking performances and an A-10 Championship performance propel the Minutewomen into the 2012 Outdoor New England Championships.


Historic Day For UMass On Day One Of A-10 Championships

Roa and Bourque make history and highlight the 2012 Outdoor A-10 Championships.


Bourque Continues To Impress, Improves to Fourth All-Time In Shot Put

UMass' performance was highlighted by two first place performances by Rachelle Bourque in the javelin and shot put.


Thrower's Records Highlight Successful Home Opener

The Minutewomen place second out of 15 teams with a total of 103.64 points on senior day.


Tied For Fourth All-Time At UMass In The Pole Vault - 11-9.75 (2/17/2012)


Fourth All-Time At UMass In The Pole Vault - 11-7.75 (5/11/2012)

As a senior in 2011-2012: Outdoor Track Finished her career at UMass with her best mark of the season in the pole vault at the New England Championships when she posted a 11-7.75, good enough for seventh overall in the event and fourth all-time in the UMass record book ... Placed third with a mark of 10-8.75 at the Pre-Conference Meet (4/28) ... Finished fourth in the pole vault with a mark of 10-6, also contributed to their second place finish as a team at the UMass Invitational (4/14) ... Started the outdoor season off right posting the best mark in the pole vault and assisting in the team's first place finish with a mark of 10-11.75 at the AIC Invitational (4/7). Indoor Track: ECAC qualifier in the pole vault ... New England Championship qualifier in the pole vault ... Placed eighth at the New England Championship (2/24) in the pole vault event with a mark of 11-06.50 ... At the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/17), took home fifth place in the pole vault with a mark of 11-09.75 ... Placed fourth in the pole vault event with a mark of 10-11.75 at the Joe Donahue Invitational (1/27) ... Took first place in the pole vault event with a height of 11-03.75 at the Go Rhody Invitational (1/21) ... Earned a fifth place finish in the pole vault event with a mark of 10-10.00 at the Sorlein Invitational (1/13).

As a junior in 2010-2011: Outdoor Track: Had the highest mark for UMass this season in the Pole Vault (11-05.75) which was also the fifth all time mark for UMass...Qualified for New Englands with a leap of 10-10.00...Placed sixth at NECs in the Pole Vault. Indoor Track: Had the best pole vault mark for the team of the season when she leapt a height of 11-03.75 at the Giegengack Invitational, also good for the UMass fifth all-time mark in the event.

Before UMass: A transfer student from UMass Lowell where she competed under head coach Gary Gardner...Helped the River Hawks to NE-10 Conference Championship titles for both the indoor (2008-10) and outdoor (2009) seasons...Was the 2009 NE-10 Indoor Conference Champion in the pole vault...Was the school record holder for the pole vault in both the indoor (11-02.00) and outdoor (11-00.00) seasons...Attended Fitchburg High School where she was a four-year letter-winner under coaches Stephen LeBlanc, Mike Lavers and Jack Scott...Was a school record holder in the pole vault, 200 meters, 4X100 meters, and team penthathlon...Was a 2006 Central Mass Champion in the 200 meters and 4X100 meter relay.

Personal: Christine Ann Silvar...Daughter of Steve and Debbie Silvar...Has one brother, Steve Jr....Was born on January 31, 1989 in Leominster, Mass....Is an English major focused in writing.


    Event Calendar

    May 26
    at NCAA East Preliminary Championships (Day 1) 10:00 AM
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