Saturday, April 20 the Minutemen will compete in the Holy Cross Invitational at 11:00 a.m. at Hart Track in Worcester, Mass.
The Minutemen will go head-to-head with 13 teams Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at the UMass Track & Field Complex
Saturday, April 6 the Minutemen will travel to AIC for their outdoor season opener in Springfield, Mass.
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.
Three freshmen qualified for New Englands this season for the Minutemen.
2011-12 (Freshman): Indoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... Finished with a time of 7.35 in the 60 meter dash at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17) good enough for 16th place ... Placed ninth at the Giegengack Invitational (2/4) with a time of 7.22 ... Sprinted for a time of 6.77 in prelims of the 55 meter dash at the Reebok Games (1/27) ... Set a mark of 23.79 at the Sorlien Invitational (1/14), good enough for 14th place.
Before UMass: Graduated from Austin Preparatory School in 2010 ... Won 8 letters during his high school career ... During his senior year received Catholic Central League All Star, and qualified for all state meet ... Holds school records in 4x100 meter relay and decathlon... Was on the Honor roll all four years at Austin Preparatory ... Recipient of Medal for Business Administration
Personal: Raymond John Acciavatti ... Born August 27, 1991 in Beverly, Mass. ... Son of David and Kathy Acciavatti ... Brother to Tracy ... Majoring in Computer Science ...