Tom

Chiappini

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Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Reading, Mass.
High School: St. John's Prep

Bio

2019 Outdoor (Senior):

  • Placed 21st in the discus (37.60m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/3-4).
  • Had a season best in the shot put of 12.74m to finish 10th at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/27).
  • Placed fourth in the discus with a throw of 40.08m at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/27).
  • Had a personal best in the discus (40.73m) to finish eighth at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/23).
  • Finished sixth in both shot put (12.72m) and discus (39.18m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).

2018-2019 Indoor (Senior):

  • Finished 16th in the shot put (12.99m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/16).
  • Had a personal best in the shot put (13.34m) at the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/25).
  • Finished fourth in the shot put (13.13m) vs. UNH (1/19).

2017-18 Track & Field:

  • Competed in discus, hammer and weight throws for the Crusaders.
  • Competed in the 2018 Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships throwing a season-best 39.70m in the Discus Throw.

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the shot put, weight throw, hammer throw and discus throw.
  • Posted career-best distance in the discus throw (40.58m) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/22) and shot put (12.94m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29).
  • Finished seventh in the hammer throw (36.08m) at the U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15).
  • Placed fourth in the discus throw (32.03m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22) and fourth (38.76m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29).
  • Finished seventh in the shot put (12.94m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite.

2015-2016:

  • Led the Crusaders with the top weight throw (13.33m) at the Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/13) and with the team-best hammer throw (39.96m) at the Central Connecticut Invitational (4/2).
  • Also competed in shot put events, recording a season-best distance of 12.51m at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16) and in the discus throw (39.27m) at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/30).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four year varsity athlete with St. John's track and field.
  • Team captain his senior year.
  • Earned team MVP and Coach's Award honors.
  • Conference MVP for field events.
  • Two-time Salem News All-Star.
  • Team won Division I Championships in 2014.
  • Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Son of Edward and Michele.
  • Has two sisters (Maddie and Marisa).
  • Uncle, Tom Weber, graduated from Holy Cross in 1997.
  • Has not yet declared a major.

Chiappini’a Top Performances

Year

Event

Dist.

Meet (Date)

2019

Shotput (indoor)

13.34m

Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/25)

2019

Discus (outdoor)

40.47m

Holy Cross Men's Meet (4/23

2016

Hammer

39.96m

Central Connecticut Invitational (4/2)

2017

Discus

40.58m

Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/22)

2016

Weight

13.33m

Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/13/20)

2017

Shot Put

12.94 m

Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29)
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