Abigale Slonski
Abigale Slonski
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Griswold, Conn.
High School: Griswold
Position: Javelin/Jumps

2016 Outdoor: Set a career best mark in the javelin at the America East Championships with a throw of 42.07, earning silver in the event. 

2015-16 Indoor: Competed in the triple jump during the season, finishing with a season best at the Penn State Relays with a jump of 11.10m.

2015 Outdoor: Competed in the long jump and javelin for the Retrievers... Had her best performances of the year at the America East Championships in both events... Set a season best in the long jump with a jump of 5.16m (16'11.25")... Had her best throw in the javelin with a toss of 36.65m (120'3").

2014-15 Indoor: Competed in long jump and triple jump competitions for the Retrievers in the winter... Opened the season with her best jump in the long jump, recording a jump of 4.99m (16'4.5")... Set a season best in the triple jump at the Metro Team Challenge with a jump of 11.15m (36'7").

2014 Outdoor: Competed in the long jump, javelin, and triple jump at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Vermont… Placed sixth in the long jump competition with a top career leap of 5.22m (17’1.5”) which ranks tied for sixth all-time in the UMBC record book… Posted her best javelin throw of 31.63m (103’9”) at the Mason Spring Invitational to place tenth in the competition and move up to sixth in the program record book… Recorded her top triple jump at the Morgan State Legacy Meet with a leap of 10.91m (35’9.5”) to place ninth… The jump ranks as the seventh-best in UMBC history.

2013-14 Indoor: Placed ninth in the long jump and 15th in the triple jump at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships in New York… Competed in the pentathlon at the Penn State Nationals… Finished eighth in the long jump competition at the Rider/Lafayette Winter Games with a leap of 5.13m (16’10.00”) to equal her top season jump from the Bison Opener at Bucknell… The distance ranks eighth in the school record book… Recorded the second-best triple jump in school history with a leap of 11.19m (36’8.50”) at the Armory Collegiate Invitational.

Background: Led Griswold High to the East Connecticut Conference (ECC) title in 2009, 2010, and 2011… Owns the school record in both the javelin and triple jump…  Also lettered in volleyball for the Wolverines, gaining an honorable mention from the ECC as a setter during her senior season in 2012.

Personal: Daughter of Ken and Kelly Slonski… Has four siblings, Samantha, Kenneth, Amanda, and Emily… Plans to major in psychology… Born Jan 25, 1995.