Eric Masington
Eric Masington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Trevose, Pa.

Event:
Throws

ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
SR/SR


06/24/2014

2014 Season in Review

Huskies Claim First-Ever American Athletic Conference Title

06/14/2014

Masington Places Seventh, Earns First Team All-American

First UConn discus thrower to earn All-American

06/10/2014

Masington Ready to Compete in First NCAA Championship

Senior Discus Thrower Prepares for Oregon

05/31/2014

Eric Masington Advances to NCAA Championship

Senior thrower earns trip to Oregon in the discus throw

05/22/2014

Men's Track & Field Sends Five to NCAA East Regional

Student-Athletes Will Compete May 29-31 in Jacksonville, Fla.

ALL-AMERICAN

2013-14 Outdoor (Senior)

  • Became the first UConn discus thrower to earn All-American honors when he finished seventh at the NCAA Championship in Eugene, Ore. Masington threw a lifetime-best 59.19m to land on the First Team and establish a UConn outdoor record.
  • Finished 11th in the NCAA East Regional for the discus throw, besting his AAC Championship throw with a 57.85m heave.Won shot put at the New England Championship with a distance of 58.80m.
  • Placed fifth in shot put at the American Athletic Conference Championship with a throw of 16.59m....Also took first place in the discus throw with a toss of 57.80m.
  • Captured sixth in shot put at the IC4A Championship with a throw of 17.34m...Won third place in the discus throw with a distance of 58.73m.
  • Won first place in discus throw at the Walt Disney World Open, the Dog Fight, and the UConn Challenge (54.40m, 55.72m, and 54.26m, respectively).

2013-14 Indoor (Senior)

  • Captured fifth place in the shot put at the IC4A Championships with a season's best 17.52m heave.
  • Earned the silver medal at the American Athletic Conference Championships after recording a 17.30m throw in the shot put.
  • Also captured the shot put titles at the Yale Invitational (16.73m) and URI Coaches Tribute Invitational (16.81m).

2013 Outdoor (Junior)

  • Placed 16th in the discus (53.22m) at the NCAA East Regional.
  • Captured sixth at the IC4A Championships with a toss of 17.01m in the shot put... Finished seventh in the discus (52.30m) at the IC4A Championships.
  • Took second at the shot put with a toss of 17.38m at the BIG EAST Championships...Placed third in the discus with a result of 51.88m at the BIG EAST Championships.

2012-2013 Indoor (Junior)

  • Placed 12th in the shot put (16.03m) at the IC4A Championships.
  • Took fourth in the shot put (16.73m) at the BIG EAST Championships.
  • Captured fourth in the shot put (17.17m) at the New England Championships.

2011-12 Outdoor (Sophomore)

  • Placed 13th in both the shot put (14.59m) and discus (44.46m) at the BIG EAST Championships.
  • Finished fourth in the discus at the IC4A Championships (51.66m).

2011-12 Indoor (Sophomore)

  • Finished fifth in the shot put at the New England Championships (16.61).
  • Captured sixth place in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships (17.12).
  • Finished sixth in the shot put at the IC4A Championships (17.06).

Personal: A sociology major.