UND Roster

2019-20 Track and Field Roster

Abbey Kapitan

Throws


Class Junior
Hometown Munster, IN
High School Munster
Bio

TFRRS

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2019 All-ACC, Indoor Weight Throw

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Qualified for the NCAA East Region Prelims in shot put where she finished 26th overall
  • Finished eighth in shot put at the ACC Championships with a throw of 15.27m
  • Set a PR in the hammer throw (51.58 meters) at the Jesse Owens Classic
  • Runner-up in the shot put with an effort of 15.81 meters at the Louisville Invitational
  • Event winner in the shot put (14.84 meters) at the UNF Invitational
  • Opened outdoor season with a third-place result in the shot put (14.74 meters) at the Victor Lopez Classic
  • Established a PR in the weight throw (20.76 meters) as part of a second-place finish at the ACC Indoor Championships
  • Runner-up in the weight throw (20.13 meters) and placed fourth in the shot put (14.51 meters) at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Finished third in the weight throw (18.83 meters) and fifth in the shot put (14.55 meters) at the Meyo Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the shot put (14.99 meters) at the Indiana University Relays
  • Claimed second place in the weight throw with an effort of 19.50 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Earned runner-up honors in the shot put (14.30 meters) at the Gene Edmonds Open
  • Opened indoor season by sweeping the shot put (15.38 meters) and weight throw (19.91 meters) events at the Blue and Gold Invitational


AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Finished seventh in the shot put with a throw of 15.30 meters at the ACC Outdoor Championships
  • Placed fourth in the shot put (15.02 meters) at the Michael Johnson Invitational
  • Posted a third-place result in the shot put (15.19 meters) and sixth in the hammer throw (45.57 meters) at the Louisville Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the hammer throw (48.84 meters) at the Sun Angel Classic
  • Checked in sixth in the shot put (14.49 meters) outdoors at the Miami Hurricane Invitational, adding a PR in the discus (35.23 meters)
  • Finished sixth in the shot put (14.24 meters) at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Placed third in the shot put (14.14 meters) and fourth in the weight throw (17.80 meters)
  • Winner in the weight throw (18.01 meters) and placed second in the shot put (14.86 meters) to open the indoor season at the Blue and Gold Invitational

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Hit a PR at the ACC Indoor Championships with a shot put throw of 15.81 meters
  • Led the team in the weight throw with a distance of 18.01 meters, set at the Blue & Gold Invitational
  • Had her best hammer throw performance of the season at the Louisville Invite with a distance of 48.84 meters

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Munster High School in May 2016
  • Received one varsity letter in basketball and four in track and field
  • Led her team to four section championships and four conference championships
  • Named all-conference in the shot put all four years and was all-conference in the discus her sophomore through senior years
  • Was sectional champion in the shot put and discus her last three seasons
  • Was throws MVP sophomore, junior and senior year
  • Was state runner-up as a junior and senior
  • Named team captain her senior year
  • Daughter of James and Deborah Kapitan
  • Has two brothers, John and Daniel
  • Intends to major in biological sciences