April 18, 2013

Bishop Breaks Record; Places 7th at Holy Cross Heptathlon

WORCESTER, Mass.—Junior Abby Bishop broke her won school record and placed 7th overall in a field of 17 Division I, II and III competitors at the Holy Cross Heptathlon.

Bishop was the 2nd best Division III competitor. She scored 4,287 points which broke her school record of 4,002 points set in 2011.

In the long jump, Bishop had an outdoor season best of 16 feet, 5.25 inches. In the javelin, she had a personal record throwing 96 feet, 10 inches and  to close out the day, Bishop had the fourth best time in the 800 meter run coming across the finish 2:26.45.

She is now ranked 12th in Division III in the decathlon.

 
 

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