Both Paul Grafov and a 4x400 meter relay team climbed their way up in the UMass record books on Saturday.
The IC4A Meet will be the last one prior to the NCAA Regional Championships for UMass.
The Valentine Invitational marks the final competition prior to the A-10 Championships.
The Giegengack Invite will be the only two-day meet for UMass prior to the A-10 Championships.
UMass has qualified four competitors for New England's and three for IC4A's through two weeks of the indoor season.
2011-12 (Freshman): Indoor Track: Competed in six meets ... At the Sorlien Invitational (1/14) placed fourth in the 1000 meter run with a time of 2:38.59.
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Coyle and Cassidy High School ... Was a four year letter winner under coach David Barbato ... Tabbed an EAC All-Star as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Named a Taunton Gazette All-Star as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Holds school records in the 800 meters, indoor mile, 4x400 meter relay, distance medley relay, and in the 1200 meters ... Also swam and played soccer for the Warriors.
Personal: John William Mantia ... Born February 23, 1993 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of William Elaine Mantia ... Majoring in Kinesiology.
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