2009 Photo Gallery
2009-10 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Competed in six meets in his senior campaign ... Had his best performance of the season in the 10,000 meter run at the IC4A Championships (5/14), crossing the line at 30:51.96, good enough for seventh place ... Captured first place in the 5,000 meter run at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24), with a season best time in the event of 15:16.31 ... Qualified for the New England Championships in the 10K while placing third at the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10), in a time of 31:39.47 ... Placed second in the 5K at the UConn Invitational (4/3), crossing the line at 15:20.03. Indoor Track: Competed in one meet ... Crossing the line at 8:41.76, took 68th in the 3,000 meter run at the Valentine Invitational (2/13). Cross Country: Competed in three meets ... Final scorer for the Minutemen at the IC4A Championships (11/21) with a time of 26:42.0 ... Crossed the line with a time of 25:17 at the Paul Short Invitational (10/2), good enough for seventh on the team and 148th overall ... Finished fifth on the team and 11th overall at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/12) with a time of 26:29.70. 2008-09 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Placed sixth at the New England Championships (5/8), in the 10000 meter run with a time of 32:23.38 ... At the UMass Pre Conference (4/25), placed seventh in the 5000 meter run with a time of 16:23.83 ... Placed sixth in the 10000 meter run with a time of 32:11.97 at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11) ... At the UConn Invitational (4/4), placed eighth in the 5000 meter run with a time of 15:32.34 ... Indoor Track: Did not compete
2007-08 (Sophomore): At SUNY Buffalo, did not compete in the indoor or outdoor season for the Bulls ... During cross country, competed in every event of the season ... Finished in the middle of the pack at the NCAA Northeast Regional Meet with a time of 32:21.70 in the 10K ... Finished 39th at the MAC Championships with a time of 26:25.9 ... Highest rank of the season (3 of 40 runners) came at the UB Stampede Invite with a time of 26:37.4 ... Best time of the season in the 8K (25:49) came at the Paul Short Invitational with a 95th place finish of 443 runners.
2006-07 (Freshman): For the Bulls of SUNY Buffalo, ran the mile at the Zips Open (2/16) with a time of 4:34.50 ... At the Sykes-Sabock Challenge (2/10), competed in the 3000 meter with a time of 9:00.80 ... Competed in every cross country event ... Ran the 10K at the NCAA Northeast Regional Meet with a time of 36:00.8 for a 163rd place finish ... Finished the 8K in 20:06.20 at the Mid-American Conference Championships for a 51st place finish ... At the Cornell Invitational, ranked eighth with a time of 27:36 ... Highest place of the season (6 of 34 runners) came at the University of Toledo Invitational with a time of 26:57.
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner for Kelly Jones and Rick Krupa at Westfield High School ... 2-mile champion during the indoor season in 2005 ... In 2004, the Bombers won the Western Mass. Championship, where he placed second in the cross country meet ... Fastest time in the 3-mile is 15:33 ... Earned two team MVP awards and the Coach's Award in track and cross country in the 2005-06 season.
Personal: Jason Michael Ayr ... Born on August 8, 1989 to George and Susan Ayr in Springfield, Mass. ... Brother to Geoffrey and Jacqueline ... Majoring in accounting ... Enjoys drawing and biking.