Russell

Abbott

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wilmington, Mass.
High School: Wilmington

Bio

Career Honors:
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2017-2018).

2019 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed 17th in the long jump (6.24m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championship (5/3-4).
  • Placed fourth in the long jump (6.31m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/27).
  • Finished seventh in the long jump (6.29m) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/20).
  • Placed seventh in the triple jump (11.83m) at the UNH Season Opener (4/6).
  • Had a personal best of 6.44 meters in the long jump, finishing eighth at the Black and Gold Invitational (3/29).

2018-2019 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Finished sixth in the long jump (6.15m) at the URI Tribute (2/9).
  • Had a season best and placed second in the triple jump (12.29m) at the Howlin’ Husky Invitational (12/8).
  • Had a season best and finished eighth in the long jump (6.16m) at the Howlin’ Husky Invitational (12/8).

2017-18 Track & Field:

  • Recorded personal-best long jump (outdoor) of 6.41m at the Holy Cross Invidational. 
  • Posted a personal-best long jump (indoor) of 5.88m at the 2017 Husky Indoor Individual.
  • Recorded personal-best triple jump (outdoor) of 11.96m at the Black & Gold Invidational.
  • Tailed personal-best triple jump (indoor) of 12.39m at the Boston University Season Opener.
  • Competed in the 2018 Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Chamionships (long jump).

Before Holy Cross:

  • A three-year member of the varsity outdoor track & field team under head coach Michael Kinney.
  • Received the MVP Award in 2017.
  • Named a League All-Star in the triple jump.
  • Recorded personal-best long jump with 20’3” (2017) and triple jump with 40’8” (2017).
  • Also played varsity basketball and soccer. 
  • Served as the class president (2013-2017).
  • Member of the Rotary Interact Board (2013-2017) and the National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Plans to major in economics.
  • Has two brothers (Zachary and Thomas).

Abbott's Best Performances:

Year Time/Mark Event Meet (Date)
2019 6.44m Long Jump (outdoor) Black & Gold Invitational (3/29)
2018 6.19m Long Jump Indoor Boston University / Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener (12/1)
2018 6.41m Long Jump (outdoor)  Holy Cross Invitational (04/21)
2017 5.88m Long Jump (indoor) Husky Indoor Invitational (12/09)
2018 11.96m Triple Jump (outdoor) Black & Gold Invitational (3/31)
2017 12.39m Triple Jump (indoor) Boston University Season Opener (12/02)

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