UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester
The Minutemen placed first with 101 points, out performing 17 teams at the AIC Invitational.
The New England Championships will run starting Thursday through Saturday at MIT.
This Saturday and Sunday the UMass track and field programs will host the 2012 A-10 Championships.
The Minutemen will have their final tune-up this weekend prior to the A-10 Championships.
As A Junior In 2013-14: Indoor Track: Did not compete. Outdoor Track: Part of UMass' 4x100m relay that ran a New England qualifying time of 42.93 at the opening meet of the season, the AIC Invitational (4/5) ... Ran the opening leg of the 4x100 that logged the team's top time of the season (42.52) at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12) ... Qualified for the New England Championship in the 100m dash at the AIC Invitational (4/5), placing third with a time of 11.04 ... Ran the 200m dash on three occasions, including the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/3) (23.81) ... Also competed once in the 400m dash.
As A Sophomore In 2012-13: Indoor Track: Did not compete. Outdoor Track: Posted UMass' top time of the season in the 200m dash, running a New England qualifying time of 22.18 at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) ... Finished fifth in the 200m at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (22.69) ... Ran the event in six meets, including the New England Championship ... Helped record the top four 4x100m relay times of the season for UMass ... Part of the 4x100 squad that qualified for the New England Championship with a time of 45.29 at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13), taking second at the meet ... Raced on the 4x100m relay team that took sixth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) with a time of 47.29 ... Also ran a leg of the 4x100 at the New England Championship (5/11) (42.66) ... Helped post a season-best 4x100m relay time of 42.28 and second-place finish at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) ... Part of a first-place 4x100m team that combined for a time of 43.27 at the AIC Invitational (4/6) ... Also ran the 100m in two meets.
As A Freshman In 2011-12: Indoor Track: Did not compete.
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Sharon High School ... Won seven letters under coaches Tim Cimeno and Alan Conway ... Holds school records in the indoor 55 meters,indoor 300 meters, and outdoor 200 meters ... Named New England Sports Lodge All-Scholastic in 2011 ... Tabbed Rookie of the year for outdoor in 2008 ... Named Team MVP as a junior and senior for outdoor track, and as a senior for indoor track ... As a senior was named a Hockomock League All-Star for the indoor and outdoor track and field seasons.
Personal: Joshua Benjamin Arons ... Born May 15, 1993 in Quincy, Mass. ... Son of David and Lynn ... Majoring in Political Science. Last revised on 7/29/11
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