Michael

Pichay

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Sprints/Jumps
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hanover, Mass.
High School: Boston College

Bio

Career Honors:
Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week (Dec. 11).
2019 All-Patriot League Second Team – outdoor (triple jump).
2018-2019 All-Patriot League Second Team – indoor (triple jump).
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018-2019).

School Records:
Triple jump (outdoor) – 14.95m (New England Championships, 5/10/19)
Triple jump (indoor) – 14.98m (New England Championships, 2/1/19)

2019 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed third in the triple jump (14.57m) at the IC4A Outdoor Championships (5/11).
  • Broke own school record to finish second in the triple jump (14.95m) at the New England Outdoor Championship (5/10).
  • Also placed ninth in the long jump (6.86m) at the New England Outdoor Championship (5/10).
  • Placed fifth in the long jump (6.94m) and second in the triple jump (14.77m) to earn All-Patriot League Second Team honors at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/3).
  • Had a personal best to win the long jump (7.22m) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/23).
  • Won the triple jump (13.75m) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/23).

2018-2019 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed eighth in the triple jump (14.81m) at the IC4A Indoor Championships (3/1).
  • Placed fifth in the long jump (6.99m) and second in the triple jump (14.77m) in the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/16).
  • Broke a school record and placed third in the triple jump with a leap of 14.98 meters at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/1).
  • Placed 17th in the in the long jump (6.59m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/1).
  • Placed second in the long jump (7.00m) at the Beantown Challenge (1/12).
  • Ran a team-best and personal-best 7.35 seconds in the 60-meter dash at the Howlin’ Husky Invite (12/8).

2017-2018 Track & Field:

  • Competed in the long jump, triple jump and 4x100 relay for the Crusaders.
  • Recorded a personal-best distance (7.01m) in the long jump at the Holy Cross Invitational.
  • Posted a personal-best distance (14.48m) in the triple jump at the Ocean State Invitational.

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity track & field team under head coach John Normant.
  • Named a Catholic Conference All-Star in 2016 and 2017.
  • Lead the team to win Catholic Conference Championships in 2016 and 2017.
  • Earned the 2017 Outdoor MA Triple Jump State Champion title and earned the 2017 5th place Emerging Elite Triple Jump Nationals.
  • Also competed for the high school's basketball team under head coach Hutch Walsh.

Personal:

  • Son of Christopher and Jennifer Pichay.
  • Father played basketball at Holy Cross.
  • Mother was a member of the basketball, track and rowing teams at MIT.
  • Has five brothers (Gabriel, Christian, Jacob, Daniel, Leonidas) and three sisters (Maria, Sofia, Eliana).
  • Majoring in english.

Pichay's Best Performances:

Year Time/Mark Event Meet (Date)
2019 14.98m Triple Jump (indoor) NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championship (2/2)
2019 7.22m Long Jump (outdoor) Holy Cross Meet (2/23)
2018 7.35 60m (indoor) Howlin Husky Invitational (12/8)
2018 7.01m Long Jump  Holy Cross Invitational (4/21)
2018 14.48m Triple Jump Ocean State Invitational (4/13)
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