Men's Track

 

  Aaron Araujo
Aaron Araujo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Bedford, Mass.

High School:
New Bedford

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 150

Position:
Hurdles


03/01/2013

IC4A Championship To Be The Next Hurdle For Men's Track

Michael Cyphers could make an impact for the Minutemen as a freshman in the pole vault, placing second in the event at New Englands last week.

02/21/2013

Men's Track And Field Set For New Englands

Three freshmen qualified for New Englands this season for the Minutemen.

02/14/2013

Men's Track and Field Ready To Compete In The Indoor A-10 Championship

The Minutemen are set to compete in the Atlantic 10 Championship this weekend at Mackal Fieldhouse in Kingston, R.I.

02/01/2013

Minutemen Head Back To Yale For Giegengack Invitational

The Giegengack Invitational is set for 12:00 P.M. this Saturday at Coxe Cage in New Haven, Conn.

01/25/2013

Men's Sights Set On Joe Donahue Indoor Games

The men's track and field team will compete in Roxbury, Mass. at the Joe Donahue indoor Games Friday.

--INDOOR RECORDS--

Fifth All-Time At UMass In The 4x400 Meter Relay - 3:15.67

2011-12 (Sophomore): Indoor Track: Competed in all eighth meets ... Finish third at the IC4A Championship (3/4) in the distance medley relay with a time of 10:15.27 ... At the IC4A Championships (3/4), helped contribute to the best fifth all time 4x400 meter relay time of 3:15.67 ... Contributed to the seventh place finish of the 4x400 relay team with a time of 3:17.26 at the New England Championship (2/24) earning them a qualifying spot for the IC4A Championship ... Came in second place at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17) with a time of 49.59 in the 400 meter dash ... Finished in 19th place with a time of 48.89 in the 400 meter dash, good enough to earn him a qualifying spot in the IC4A at the Valentine Invitational (2/11) ... Contributed to the 20th place finish of the 4x400 relay team at the Valentine Invitation (2/11) with a time of 3:20.19 earning them a qualifying spot at the New England meet ... Placed fourth in the Giegengack Invitational (2/4) in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.98 ... Finished in third place with a time of 49.86 at the Reebok Games (1/27), qualifying him for New England's 400 meter dash ... Helped secure the number one spot in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:27.55 at the Sorlien Invitational (1/14).

2010-11 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... Set a team season best time in the 400 hurdles of 53.74 while placing first and qualifying for the IC4A Championships at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30) ... As part of a 4x400 meter relay team, placed fourth at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30) with a team time of 3:22.45 ... Recorded a time of 54.59 at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16), good enough for first place in the 400 meter hurdles ... With a time of 54.59 placed third at the UMass Invite (4/9) in the 400 IMH ... Placed first in the 400 meter hurdles at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (4/2) by crossing the line at 55.02. Indoor Track: As a freshman competed in six meets ... Was part of a New England Championships qualifying 4x400 meter relay team at the Valentine Invitational (2/12), as the quad finished in 3:21.18, good enough for 21st place ... Placed 9th at the A-10 Championships (2/25) as a member of a 4x400 meter relay squad that posted a team best season event time of 3:20.76 ... At the A-10 Meet (2/25), placed third in the distance medley realy with a four man unit that broke the A-10 Championships Meet record time in the event with a time of 9:57.93.

Before UMass: A 2010 graduate of New Bedford High School ... Was a three year letter winner under coaches Steve Gardiner, Isaiah Hovtunan, and Jeremy Tilton ... Holds school records in the 55 meter and 110 meter hurdles.

Personal: Aaron Christopher Araujo ... Born March 31, 1992 in New Bedford, Mass. ... Son Americo and Kristin ... Brother to Derek and Adam ... Majoring in Physics.

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