Abbie

Mokwuah

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

Bio

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)

Mokwuah's Top Performances:

Event Distance Meet (Date)
Shot Put (indoor) 13.89m Patriot League Championships (2/17/18)
Weight Throw (indoor) 16.20m NEICAAA Track & Field Championship (2/2/18)
Shot Put (outdoor) 14.61m  Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/28/18)
Discus Throw (outdoor) 38.35m Black and Gold Invitational (3/31/18)
Hammer Throw (outdoor) 38.81m Holy Cross Invitational (4/21/18)
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