Crusaders Men's Track & Field BIO
Tom Chiappini
Player Profile:
Tom Chiappini 2602958
Position: Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Reading, Mass.
High School: St. John's Prep

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

Event

Dist.

Meet (Date)

Hammer

39.96m

Central Connecticut Invitational (4/2/2016)

Discus

40.58m

Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/22/17)

Weight

13.33m

Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/13/2016)

Shot Put

12.94 m

Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29)