UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester
The Minutemen finished second of eight in the team standings with a total of 117.5 points.
Nick Ingham finished first earlier in the week in the decathlon and now ranks third all-time at UMass.
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
Fifth All-Time At UMass In The 4x400 Meter Relay - 3:15.67
2010-11 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Competed in five meets ... At the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30), crossed the line at 50.85 in the 400 meter dash, good enough for sixth place ... Was part of a 4x400 meter relay team that placed second at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16) by recording a team time of 3:24.19 ... Placed sixth in the 400 meter dash at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16), by recording a time of 50.58. Indoor Track: Competed in four meets as a freshman ... Placed third in the 500 meter dash at the Sparks Sorlein Invite (1/15) by crossing the line at 1:07.01 ... As part of a 4x400 meter relay team, finished fourth at the Sparks Sorlein Invite with a UMass team time of 3:37.44.
2011-12 (Sopomore): Indoor Track: Helped record a fifth all-time record in 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:15.67 at IC4A Championship (3/4) ...Contributed to the qualification for IC4A Championship in 4x400 meter relay at New England Championship (2/24) with a time of 3:17.26 ... Took home second place at Sorlien Invitational (1/14) in 4x800 meter relay finishing at 8:25.25.
Before UMass: A 2010 graduate of Shenendowa High School ... Was a three year letter-winner under coach Don Paretta ... Named Most Valuable Newcomer for indoor track & field as a sophomore ... Tabbed Most Valuable Sprinter for outdoor track & field as a junior and for indoor as a senior ... Was part of a school record setting 4x400 relay team during the indoor track & field season ... Also played football as a Plainsman and won the Thomas Hess award for above and beyond service to the football program.
Personal: Zachary Charles Hildenbrandt ... Born January 1, 1992 in Albany, N.Y. ... Son of Mark and Marlene ... Brother to Carly ... Majoring in Sport Management.
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