Men's Track

 

  Benjamin Groleau
Benjamin Groleau

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Framingham, Mass.

High School:
Framingham

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Position:
Mid Distance

Elig. I/O:
Jr./Jr.


04/19/2013

Holy Cross Next On The Slate For Men's Track

Saturday, April 20 the Minutemen will compete in the Holy Cross Invitational at 11:00 a.m. at Hart Track in Worcester, Mass.

04/12/2013

Men's Track Hosts Minuteman Invitational

The Minutemen will go head-to-head with 13 teams Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at the UMass Track & Field Complex

04/05/2013

AIC Invite Marks Outdoor Opener For Men's Track

Saturday, April 6 the Minutemen will travel to AIC for their outdoor season opener in Springfield, Mass.

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.

05/04/2014

MT&F A10 (DAY 2)

MT&F A10 (DAY 2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Sophomore In 2013-14: Indoor Track: Competed in the mile in six meets ... Posted the team's top-four mile times of the season, including a season-best 4:07.47 to finish sixth at the New England Championship (3/1) ... Logged a time of 4:11.69 at the IC4A Championship (3/9) ... Placed third in the event at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23), crossing the line in 4:12.92 ... Qualified for the IC4A Championship with a time of 4:12.42 to claim fifth at the Giegengack Invitational (2/8) ... Qualified for the New England Championship with a time of 4:16.58, good for fifth at the Northeastern Invitational (1/24) ... Placed third in the mile at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) (4:19.62) ... Helped post the team's top 4x800m relay time of the season, 7:43.27, good for sixth at the New England Championship (3/1) ... Contributed to a fifth-place finish in the 4x800m relay at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23) (7:57.56) ... Part of third-place distance medley relay at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/3) that registered a team season-best time of 10:04.46 ... Contributed to a sixth-place finish in the distance medley relay at the Yale Invitational (1/11) (10:36.54) ... Competed in the 3,000m run at the Sorlien Invitational (1/18), finishing seventh with a time of 8:52.14 ... Ran the 800m at the Giegengack Invitational (2/8). Outdoor Track: Raced the 1,500m on three occasions, posting the team's top-two times of the season ... Won the event at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12), logging a season-best time of 3:52.58 to qualify for the New England Championship ... Finished fourth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4) with a time of 3:54.09 ... Posted a time of 3:59.87 at the New England Championship (5/10) ... Helped UMass' 4x800m relay take fourth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4) and qualify for the New England Championship with a time of 7:43.95 ... Saw action in the 800m run at the AIC Invitational (4/5) (1:58.81) and the Holy Cross Invitational (4/19) (2:00.13).

As A Freshman In 2012-13: Indoor Track: Finished third in the 1,000m at the Sorlein Invitational (1/19), qualifying for the New England Championship with a time of 2:31.64 ... Posted UMass' season-best time in the mile, 4:11.02, winning the event and qualifying for the New England Championship at the Giegengack Invitational (2/2) ... Also ran the mile at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/25) (4:20.93) and the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/16) (4:22.75) ... Part of distance medley relay that ran a team season-best time of 9:59.28 at the New England Championship (2/22) to qualify for the IC4A Championship ... Also contributed to a fourth-place finish in the distance medley relay at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/16) with a time of 10:09.30 ... Helped record UMass' best 4x800m relay time of the season, an IC4A qualifying time of 7:42.96, at the New England Championship (2/22) ... Was a part of a 4x400 squad at the Giegengack Invitational (2/2) (3:31.97) and the Sorlein Invitational (1/19) (3:39.04) ... Finished eighth in the 800m at the Yale Invitational (1/12) (1:58.95). Outdoor Track: Registered the team's top 1,500m time of the season, 4:00.90, finishing third at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) ... Placed sixth in the event with a time of 4:02.47 at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) ... Also competed in the 1,500m at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) (4:11.54) ... Took fifth in the 800m run at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) (1:56.91) ... Helped the 4x800m relay to a second-place time of 8:12.15 at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27).

Before UMass: Ran varsity cross country and track all four years of high school ... Four time Bay State All-Star ... Division I State Champion in the 1000 meter run and the mile ... Placed ninth in the All-State cross country meet as a senior ... Ran a 4:14.50 finishing third in the Massachusetts All-State Championships as a senior ... Holds the school record in the mile (4:14), 1000 meter run (2:30) and the 800 meter ru

Personal: Benjamin Malloy Groleau ... Born April 11, 1993 in Framingham, Massachusetts ... Son of Richard and Joanne Groleau ... Brother of Bradley Groleau ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Jan 10
    at Yale Invitational 9:00 AM
    Thursday, Jan 15
    at URI Multi Event (Day 1) 2:00 PM
    Friday, Jan 16
    at URI Multi Event (Day 2) 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    at Beantown Challenge 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 23
    at Northeastern Indoor Games 4:00 PM
    Saturday, Jan 31
    at Terrier Invite 9:00 AM
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