Abbie

Mokwuah

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Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Longmeadow, Mass.
High School: Longmeadow

Bio

Career Honors:

Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018-2019)

 School Records:

Shot put (outdoor) – 14.61 meters (Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational – 4/28/18)

Shot put (indoor) – 13.89 meters (Patriot League Indoor Championships – 2/17/18)

 2019 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed 12th in the shot put (13.08m) at the ECAC Outdoor Championships (5/11).
  • Placed third in the shot put (13.94m), 20th in the discus throw (36.96m) and 15th in the hammer throw (39.96m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/3-4).
  • Had a personal best in the hammer throw (41.91m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/27).
  • Placed first in the shot put (13.92m) at the Ocean State Invitational (4/12).

2018-2019 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed 19th in the shot put (13.37m) at the ECAC Indoor Championship (3/1).
  • Finished fourth in the shot put (13.53m) and 11th in the weight throw (15.35m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/16).
  • Placed fourth in the shot put (13.81m) and 10th in the weight throw (15.45m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/1).

2018 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Placed 23rd in the shot put (12.65m) at the ECAC Outdoor Championships (5/12).
  • Placed third in the shot put (13.57m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/4).
  • Won the shot put with a personal best of 14.61m at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/28).
  • Won the shot put (13.37m) at the Black & Gold Invitational (3/31).

2017-2018 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Placed 13th in the shot put (13.34m) at the ECAC Indoor Championships (3/2).
  • Placed fourth in the shot put (13.89m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/17).
  • Finished fifth in the shot put (13.54m) and ninth in the weight throw (16.20m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/3).
  • Won both the shot put (12.50m) and weight throw (15.91m) vs. UNH (1/20).

2017-18:

  • Competed in the indoor shot put and weight throw and outdoor shot put, discus throw and hammer throw events.

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Longmeadow High School under head coach John Devine, serving as team captain for both the indoor and outdoor squads.
  • Team was Western Mass. Champions in 2013 and 2016.
  • Holds the school records in the shot put (42') and discus (113'7”).
  • Named Western Mass Athlete of the Year in track and Field in 2016 and was an All-State and New England champion in 2016.
  • Also played four years of varsity volleyball , with career totals of 332 kills, 130 blocks and 86 aces.
  • Served as the volleyball team captain in 2016 and won the team academic award in 2013.
  • Helped her team to a volleyball Western Mass. championship in 2013 and 2015.
  • Additionally played two years of varsity basketball, helping the team to a state final in 2014.
  • A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Gabriel and Amy.
  • Father was an All-American football student-athlete at American International College. He also earned Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and All-New England (four times) honors.
  • Has three sisters (Kayla, Lea and Gabby).
  • Majoring in psychology and sociology. 

Mokwuah's Top Performances:

Year Event Time/Dist. Meet (Date)
2019 High Jump outdoor) 41.91m Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/27)
2019 Weight Throw (indoor) 16.49m UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19)
2018 Shot Put (indoor) 13.89m Patriot League Championships (2/17)
2018 Weight Throw (indoor) 16.20m NEICAAA Track & Field Championship (2/2)
2018 Shot Put (outdoor) 14.61m  Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/28)
2018 Discus Throw (outdoor) 38.35m Black and Gold Invitational (3/31)
2018 Hammer Throw (outdoor) 38.81m Holy Cross Invitational (4/21)
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