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    Christopher Ackell
    Christopher Ackell
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Brookfield, Conn.

    Event:
    Throws

    ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
    SO/JR

    01/05/2013

    Ten First Place Finishes Lead Huskies to Victory Over Southern Connecticut

    Senior Kevin Smith sets Field House record and Personal Best in 55-meter dash at 6.40

    2012-2013 Indoor (Sophomore)

    • Placed 28th in the weight throw (15.92m) at the IC4A Championships.

    2013 Outdoor (Sophomore)

    • Took 10th in the discus with a toss of 45.42m at the BIG EAST Championships.
    • Took fifth in the hammer (58.26m) at the BIG EAST Championships.
    • Finished 30th in the hammer at the NCAA East Regional with a throw of 56.38m.

    2011-12 Outdoor (Freshman)

    • Claimed 9th place at the BIG EAST Championships in the hammer throw with a hurl of 52.08m.
    • Finished 7th in the hammer at the IC4A Championships with a throw of 55.23m.

    Before UConn: Attended Brookfield High School in Brookfield, CT... Was three time All-conference, All-State and All-New England... Two time team captain... His team won both the conference and state titles... Captain of the soccer team... All-Conference and is two time state champion... Part of the National Honor Society and had a 4.0 GPA throughout high school.

    Personal: Born March 1, 1993.