Veronica Szklarzewski
Veronica Szklarzewski
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Maine South
Position: Jumps/Sprints
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: All-American (4x100m) … NEWMAC All-Conference (100m) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … (Outdoor): earned All-America honors as a member of the eighth place 4x100m relay at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (5/24), the team finished in 48.18 … at the New England Division III Championships (5/3), recorded a season best time of 12.47 in the prelims of the 100m dash and later finished fifth in the event … garnered All-Conference honors at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) with a runner up finish in the 100m dash with a time of 12.52, also came in fourth in the long jump by clearing 16-09.75, and sixth in the triple jump with a final distance of 33-06.75 … recorded a season best distance of 17-04.75 in the long jump for  a second place finish at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19) … had an strong start to the outdoor season at the Westmont Collegiate Classic (3/29) where she posted season best performances in the triple jump, marking 34-08.50, and the 200m dash, crossing in 27.12. Also placed second in the 100m dash in 12.66, eighth in the long jump, clearing 16-07.25, and was on the winning 4x100m relay that crossed in 48.59 … (Indoor): wrapped up indoor season with a third place finish in the long jump at the Tufts Last Chance Qualifier (3/6) clearing 17-03.25 … placed eighth in the long jump with a mark of 16-10.50, crossed 11th in the 60m dash in 7.99, and came in 15th in the triple jump with a final distance of 33-09.50 at the New England Division III Championships (2/22) … best indoor meet was the Gordon Kelly Invitational (2/8) where she recorded season bests in all three events; winning the long jump by marking 17-05.50, coming in first in the triple jump with a final distance of 35-04.50, and finishing 2nd in the 60m dash in 7.96. 

2013: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … (indoor): came eighth in the 60m with an 8.19 at the Harvard Challenge (1/19) … finished sixth in the long jump in 15-11.50 and ninth in the triple jump with a 34-04.00 at the Tufts Stampede (2/01) … (outdoor): won the long jump in 5.18m and was second in the 100m with a time of 12.50 at the Engineer’s Cup (4/06) … was second in the triple jump in 10.78m and first in the long jump in 5.15m against Bates, Colby and USM (4/13) … at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27), she came in fourth place in long jump in 5.18m and was the second leg of the 4x100 relay that came in third.

2012: Ranked second on the team in the 60m run (8.18) the indoor long jump (16-11 ½) and the outdoor high jump (4-10 ¼).

Off the Track: Majoring in mechanical engineering … DMD Mentor … worked with micomanufacturing in the Precision Compliant Systems Laboratory of the Laboratory of Manufacture and Design … secretary for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers  at MIT … enrolled in Gordon Engineering Leadership for next year … Women’s Technology Program.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Maine South … four-time track all-conference … track team MVP … school record in high jump and triple jump … track and volleyball team captain … also volleyball all-conference and team MVP … National Honor Society.