Derek Girouard
Derek Girouard
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Chicopee, Mass.
High School: Chicopee
Events: Decathlon / Pole Vault
Major: Undeclared

Collegiate Personal Bests

Outdoor Track:
Decathalon: 5604 points

Indoor Track: 
Pole Vault: 4.12m
200m: 24.51
60m Hurdles: 9.19
Long Jump: 6.32 m 
Pentathlon: 4,403 points

2019 Outdoor Track:

  • Placed 4th in the pole vault with a height of 4.10 meters and placed 5th in the decathlon with 5,438 points at the NE10 Championships (5/3-5/4)
  • Contributed to the new school record set in the 4x200 relay at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (3/8) where the team placed third with a time of 1:33.12

2018-19 Indoor Track:

  • Finished 15th in the 200 meter dash at the USM III (1/26) with a time of 24.51
  • Placed 6th in the pentathlon with a total of 4,403 points at the NE10 Championships (2/16)

2018 Outdoor Track:

  • Placed fifth at NE10 Championships (5/4) in the Pole Vault
  • Placed sixth at the NE10 Championships in the Decathlon with 5604 points
  • Placed first at the Assumption-Merrimack Meet (4/21) in the Pole Vault

2017-18 Indoor Track:

  • Placed sixth at the NE10 Championships (2/17) in pole vault with a height of 4.12 m
  • Placed eighth at NE10 Championships in the heptathlon with 3719 points 

Prior to Assumption: Played football and baseball while running indoor and outdoor track and field at Chicopee Comprehensive High School…Football All-Conference…All-League for indoor track and field senior and junior years…Super 7 outdoor track and field sophomore, junior and senior years…All-League outdoor track and field sophomore, junior and senior year… All-Western Mass sophomore, junior and senior year…Has volunteered at Best Buddies prom, Lenten suppers, Church picnic, and PTO babysitting.

Personal: Son of Michael and Lisa Girouard…Born on January 25.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Renaud Lavilenie… Dream job: Chemist… Favorite Professional Sports Team: New England Patriots... If you could meet anyone, who would it be: Bruce Springsteen… Celebrity He Gets Mistaken For: Matt Damon... Favorite sports memory: "Kicking the opening kickoff at Gillette Stadium for the high school state championship football game in 2016..." Favorite TV Show: The Walking Dead: Favorite Food: Steak... Favorite Book: Jurassic Park.