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Jacqui Barrett, Women's Track & Field, UMass-Lowell, Class of 2010
Jacqui Barrett was a thrower on the UMass-Lowell Track & Field team from 2006-10, becoming an NCAA National Champion in the shot put during the 2010 Outdoor Championships. She was also a two-time All-American and a three-time All-New England performer. During her senior season, Barrett was named NCAA East Region Indoor Field Athlete of the Year – ending her career holding four NE10 records in shot put and as a four-time league champion between her participation in both the indoor and outdoor seasons. Her throw of 50-feet, 8.25 inches earned her the NCAA title in 2010 and is a school record that still stands today.
Barrett, the Cushing Award winner as UMass-Lowell’s top female athlete in 2010, is the fourth NE10 women’s track & field athlete inducted into the Hall of Fame and the second from UMass-Lowell.
The NE10 is proud to welcome nine additions to the Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2019. The league adds a pair of national-title winning teams, in addition to seven exceptional former student-athletes, to its Hall of Fame.
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