Men's Track


  Michael Giardina
Michael Giardina


Lowell, Mass.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 160


Elig. I/O:
Rs. Jr./Sr.


Men's Track And Field Claims Second In Pre-Conference Meet

The Minutemen finished second of eight in the team standings with a total of 117.5 points.


Minutemen Continue To Thrive On The Track

Nick Ingham finished first earlier in the week in the decathlon and now ranks third all-time at UMass.


Men's Track Held Off On Day One Of IC4A Championship

UMass' top performance of the day came from Thomas Mullen in the 1,000 meters.


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.


Men's Track And Field Set For New Englands

Three freshmen qualified for New Englands this season for the Minutemen.

As A Junior In 2013-14: Indoor Track: Did not compete. Outdoor Track: Competed in the 800m run in four meets ... Ran a season-best 1:59.09 in the preliminaries at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/3).

As A Sophomore In 2012-13: Indoor Track: Ran the 800m in four meets ... Personal best time of the season (1:59.65) came at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/16) ... Competed as a part of a 4x400m relay twice, at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/25) and the Sorlein Invitational (1/20) ... Ran with the 4x800m relay team at the IC4A Championship (3/2) (7:43.14). Outdoor Track: Was a part of all three of UMass' 4x800m relays on the season ... Contributed to a scoring finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) where the squad qualified for the New England Championship with a time of 7:44.97 ... Helped the 4x800m relay take fifth at the New England Championship (5/11) in 7:39.10 ... Squad also finished second at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) (8:12.15) ... Competed in the 1,500m run three times ... Ran a season-best time of 4:02.08, placing sixth at the UMass Pre-Conference meet (4/27) ... Took fifth in the event at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) (4:02.99) ... Ran the 800m in two meets, posting a season-best time of 1:56.21 at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) ... Competed in the 4x400m relay in three meets, including a fourth-place finish (3:28.45) at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet.

As A Freshman In 2011-12: Indoor Track: Helped qualify for IC4A Championship in the 4x800 meter relay at New England Championship (2/25) placing eighth with a time of 7:46.61 ... At Dane Invitational (1/20) assisted in the qualification of IC4A Championship in the Distance Medley Relay with a third place finish and a recording a time of 10:15.27.

Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Lowell High School ... Was a four year letter winner under coach Maia ... Was the top cross country harrier for the Red Raiders as a junior and senior, and second best as a sophomore ... Holds school records on the home cross country course (14:01), in the 4x800 meter relay (7:57), 4x400 meter relay (3:24), distance medley relay, and 4xmile run ... Named Most Improved Athlete for outdoor as a sophomore ... Tabbed cross country MVP as a junior and senior ... Was the league's Runner of the Year as a senior ... Also wrestled for the Red Raiders.

Personal: Michael Angelo Giardina ... Born September 15, 1991 in Lowell, Mass. ... Son to Michael Giardina and Freda Ryder ... Brother to Emma and Jackson ... Major is undeclared.

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