Gabe

Piepergerdes

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Year: Freshman
Hometown: Westfield, Mass.
High School: Westfield High School

Bio

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity track and field team under head coaches Rick Doiron (2 seasons) and Ben Hatch (2 seasons)
  • Served as captain senior year
  • Named the Team MVP in 2017
  • Selected for the All-Western Mass Track & Field Team in 2017
  • Recorded nine school records (all outdoor): 4x400, 4x800, 4xMile, Swedish Relay, 1500m, Pentathlon, Decathlon (Ind.), Decathlon (Team), & Long Jump Relay
  • Qualified and competed in 4x400 Relay at New Balance Nationals (3:22.72)
  • Recorded a PR in the pentathlon (3,159 pts)
  • Div 1 Central/Western Mass Pentathlon Champion junior and senior year
  • Placed third in Mass State Pentathlon senior year and was the MSTCA State Decathlon Champion senior year
  • Also a four-year member of the varsity cross country team under head coaches Rick Doiron (2 seasons) and Ben Hatch (2 seasons)
  • Served as captain junior and senior year
  • Selected as team MVP junior and senior year
  • Also a two-year member of the varsity basketball team under head coach Josh Balestracci
  • Served as captain senior year
  • Selected to All-Western Mass Basketball Team and played in the Western Mass Senior All-Star Game at the Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Member of the National Honor Society and student council 

Personal: 

  • Son of Michael and Maria
  • Father ran track at MIT (Class of 1993)
  • Mother played rugby at Wellesley College (Class of 1993)
  • Has two brothers (Paul and Alec)
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