Abby Epplett
Abby Epplett
Year: Sr
Hometown: Uxbridge, Mass.
High School: Whitinsville Christian
Major: Creative Writing and Creative Industries
Events: Hurdles, Middle Distance

Women's Track & Field Summary:

Year Season Class 200m 400m 500m 600m 800m 60 H 400m H Long Jump
2016 Outdoor SO-2 - - - - 2:18.80 - 1:04.52 -
2016 Indoor SO-2 - 59.10 - 1:38.84 2:17.03 10.11 - -
2015 Outdoor FR-1 27.59 1:00.04 - - 2:22.60 - 1:03.07 5.13m
2015 Indoor FR-1 27.59 1:00.04 1:18.16 1:39.11 2:22.60 - - 5.04m


CAREER HONORS: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ('16)... NEWMAC All-Conference first team (4x400m relay '15, '16)... NEWMAC All-Conference second team (400m hurdles)... All-ECAC (4x400m, indoors)... ECAC Division III New England Women's Track & Field Rookie of the Week (Jan. 21, 2015)... NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week (Apr. 6, 2015).

BEFORE WHEATON: Attended Whitinsville Christian School... three-sport athlete competing in cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field... earned 11 varsity letters including one during outdoor season as a middle school student... team-captain for two years in all three sports... named Central Mass. Girls Track Athlete of the Year during 2014 outdoor season... Mass. State Track Association and The Telegram and Gazette Track Athlete of the Year, also in 2014... 2x cross country team most valuable player (MVP)... 2x indoor track MVP... 2x Dual Valley Conference Indoor Track MVP... 4x outdoor track team MVP... 2x Dual Valley Conference Outdoor Track MVP... MSTCA Ev Ingalls Award winner for Outstanding Girls Track Athlete... 3x Telegram & Gazette Track Super Team honoree... Division 5 state long jump runner-up ('13-14)... All-State 400m hurdles runner-up ('14)... District E pentathlon runner-up ('13)... Distric E pentathlon champion ('14)... 8x school record holder (Indoor: high jump, long jump, 55m hurdles, 300m, 600m; Outdoor: long jump, 400m hurdles, 4x400 relay)... 2x district record holder (400m hurdles, long jump)... Coaches Invitational record holder in the 400m hurdles... earned the Thelma D. Young Scholarship to Excellence award, which is given to a junior who most exemplifies a student at Whitinsville Christian... Senior English Award honoree... Class Valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Christine and Dennis Epplett... has one sibling, Angela... majoring in Creative Writing and Creative Industries... Balfour Scholar... Dean's List (Fall '14)... member of the World Music Ensemble and Greater Woods Chamber Orchestra... chose to attend Wheaton for its location, Liberal Arts education, strong academics, music and track & field program... Wheaton Fellowship (will intern at Treasures Upscale Thrift Store in North Grafton, Mass., developing a social media campaign for the store and managing a department).