Dominic Esposito
Dominic Esposito
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Massapequa, N.Y.
High School: Massapequa
Position: Decathlon

Career Achievements

Earned All-New England, All-ECAC, NEWMAC Academic All-Conference accolades, and became the first male in program history to qualify for the NCAA Division III Championships in the decathlon in 2015...holds program records in the decathlon, the pole vault and the 110-meter hurdles. 

Career Highlights

2015: As a junior, took part in 10 meets, including four decathlon’s…posted three top-five finishes in the decathlon…came in third in the pole vault (11-feet, 7.75-inches) and seventh in the long jump (19-feet, 7.5-inches) at the season-opening Wesleyan Invitational on March 21…posted a sixth-place result by clearing 11-feet, 7.75 inches for the second consecutive meet at the Coast Guard Invitational on March 28…broke his own school record by clearing 12-feet, 5.5-inches in the pole vault at Fitchburg State on April 4…set a new personal best in the discus with a throw of 108-feet, 5-inches at the University of New Hampshire on April 11…set a personal best in the 100-meter dash (11.61) and came in fifth overall with 6,133 points at the Holy Cross Decathlon on April 15-16…came in fourth with a career-best time of 15.84 in the 110-meter hurdles, and finished seventh with a personal-best throw of 155-feet, 1-inch in the javelin at the NEWMAC Championships on April 25…won two events and set three personal bests on his way to finishing third with a school-record 6,159 points in the decathlon at the NCAA New England Championships on May 1-2…won both the 1500-meter run (4:24.51) and the 400-meter dash (51.15) with career-best times, and also set a new personal best of 5-feet, 10-inches in the high jump…set personal bests in the long jump (19-feet, 11.75-inches) and the shot put (35-feet, 11.5-inches) en route to finishing third with 6,076 points in the decathlon at the ECAC Championships on May 15-16…won the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:26.30 and finished 15th with 6,120 points in the decathlon at the NCAA Division III Championships on May 21-22. 

2014: As a sophomore, competed in three decathlon’s and took part in six other meets…recorded his best distance of the season (99-feet, 4-inches) in the discus at the season opening Coast Guard Spring Invitational on March 22...posted his best career finish (second) with a score of 5,487 in the decathlon at UMass on April 17-18...also recorded a season-best distance in the shot put (32-feet, 1.5-inches) at UMass…finished fifth in the 110-meter hurdles and ninth in the 400-meter hurdles at the NEWMAC Championship on April 26…came in fifth in set a then-school record with 5,634 points in the decathlon at the NCAA New England Championships on May 1-2…set new season bests in the 400-meter dash (52.55), 110-meter hurdles (16.82) and javelin throw (153-feet, 10.5-inches)…also ran a season-best time of 4:30.58 in the 1500 meters at the NCAA regional championship…finished 11th with a score of 5,634 in the decathlon at the ECAC Championship on May 15-16…set new season-bests with a time of 11.83 in the 100-meter dash, a distance of 19-feet, 5-inches in the long jump, and a height of 11-feet, 3.5-inches in the pole vault…also achieved a season-best height of 5-feet, 6.25-inches in the high jump.

2013: As a first-year, competed in three decathlon’s and took part in three other meets…made his collegiate debut with a ninth-place finish in the high jump at the Coast Guard Invitational on March 30…came in seventh in the pole vault with a height of 10-feet, 11.75-inches at the UNH Wildcat Invitational on April 6…also finished seventh in the 110-meter hurdles at UNH…posted a total score of 5,547 in his first decathlon at Holy Cross on April 17-18…posted season-best times in the 100-meter dash (11.88), 110-meter hurdles (17.02) and 400-meter dash (52.89)…also record season-best scores in the discus (99-feet, 6-inches), high jump (5-feet, 6.75-inches), and shot put (33-feet, 9.75-inches) at Holy Cross…posted a total score of 5,446 in the decathlon at the NCAA New England Regionals, and set a personal-best time of 4:26.86 in the 1500 meters…achieved a season-best a distance of 46.38 meters in the javelin on May 2…broke his own school record with a total score of 5,590 in the decathlon at the ECAC Championship on May 16-17…set a new personal best in the long jump (19-feet, 4.75-inches) at the ECACs.

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