Gabi Napoli
Gabi Napoli
Year: JR
Hometown: Plantsville, Conn.
High School: Southington
Events: XC/Distance
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 1600m: 5:29.97 (2016-17 at David Hemery Valentine Invitational)
    • 3000m: 11:03.57 (2016-17 at URI Coaches Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • 1500m: 5:22.88 (2017-18 at Bryant Black & Gold Invitational)
    • 5000m: 21:14.71 (2018-19 at Bryant Black & Gold Invitational)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Did not compete.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 17th in the 5000m (21:14.71) at the Bryant Black & Gold Invitational. 
    • Finished 34th in the 1500m (5:53.14) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished 13th in the 1500m (6:11.61) at the Holy Cross Invitational.

2017-18

  • Indoor:
    • Did not compete.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 43rd in the 1500m (5:22.88) at the Black & Gold Invitational.

2016-17

  • Indoor:
    • Finished 179th in the 1600m (5:29.97) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Finished 14th in the 3000m (11:03.57) at the URI Coaches Invitational.
  • Outdoor:
    • Did not compete.

High School

  • Attended Southington High School.
  • Member of the cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track teams. 
  • Captained the cross country team her senior year.
  • Was named Most Valuable Runner for all three teams as a senior.
  • Holds the Southington cross country school record.
  • 2016 All-Conference Indoor and Outdoor track selection. 
  • Holds Southington records in the 4x800m relay (indoor and outdoor), 4x1600m relay (indoor), 1600m (indoor), 2000m steeplechase (indoor), 3200m (indoor and outdoor), Sprint Medley Relay (outdoor), Distance Medley Relay (indoor).
  • Helped Southington High School qualify for the 2015 State Open Cross Country Championship.
  • Helped the Southington High School indoor and outdoor 4x800m relay team qualify for 2016 State Open Championships.
  • Became the first Southington indoor 4x800m team to qualify for the 2016 New England Championships.
  • Helped the distance medley relay team qualify for the 2016 New Balance National Meet, the first time in Southington history.

Personal

  • Born August 15, 1998.
  • Daughter of Doug and Doreen.
  • Has one younger brother, Jake.
  • Chose URI over Sacred Heart, Iona, Merrimack, University of Hartford, Quinnipiac, and UNH.
  • Chose URI because of the academics, athletics, and campus location.
  • Favorite athlete is Emma Coburn.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.