As a senior in 2015-2016:Outdoor Track: Placed eighth in the 800m with a time of 1:56.74 at the Leap Year Tri-Meet (4/9) Indoor: Part of the 4x800m relay team that placed tenth at the New England Championship (2/27) ... Part of the DMR team that qualified for IC4As with a time of 9:56.88 for a fifth place finish at the Valentine Invitational (2/13) ... Finished second in the 1000m at the Giegengack Invitational (2/6) with a time of 2:30.10, qualifying him for New Englands ... Qualified for the IC4A Championships in the 800m at the John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/29) with a time of 1:53.51 ... Placed seventh in the 800m at 1:55.17 to qualify for New Englands at the Joe Donahue Games (1/22) ... Claimed sixth at the Beantown Challenge (1/16) in the 1000m with a time of 2:32.02 ... Helped the DMR team place fourth and ran a 2:35.02 to place fifth in the 1000m at the Yale Invite (1/9)
As A Junior in 2014-2015: Outdoor Track:Finished the season competing in the 4x800-meter relay at the IC4A Outdoor Championships where he took fourth, running a preliminary time of 7:30.20 and a final time of 7:32.40 (5/15)...Finished thirteenth overall in the 800-meter race at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championships (1:52.72)(5/7)...Also took third in the 4x800-meter relay (7:36.41)(5/7)...Finished sixth in the 800-meter run at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a preliminary time and personal record of 1:52.26 and final time of 1:53.99 (5/2)...Won the 800-meter run at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (1:53.35)(4/25)...Ran a preliminary time of 1:54.02 in the 800-meter run at the Larry Ellis College (4/17)...Finished fourth in the 800m run at the UMass Invitational (1:56.75)(4/11)....Saw action in the 1,500-meter run at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (4:06.07)(4/4).Indoor Track:Finished the indoor season at the ICA4 Indoor Championships competing in the 4x800-meter relay placing sixth with a preliminary time of 7:37.74 and final time of 7:39.76 (3/6)...Placed fourth at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships in the 4x800-meter relay (7:39.76)(2/27)...Also took fourth in the distance medley relay running a time of 9-minutes, 51.42-seconds (2/27)...Competed in the 800-meter run at the Atlantic 10 Championships placing fifth in preliminaries (1:55.51) and seventh in finals (1:56.73) (2/21)...Also ran in the 4x800-meter relay crossing the line in sixth place with a time of 7-minutes, 52.53-seconds (2/21)...Placed tenth in the mile run at the Coaches vs Domestic Violence Tribute (4:28.24)(2/7)hAt the John Thomas Terrier Invitational, competed in the 800-meter run, setting a new UMass Record of 1-minute, 52.50-seconds (1/31)hCompeted in the mile setting a personal best of 4-minutes, 18.39-seconds at the Joe Donahue Games (1/23)...Took silver in the 4x800-meter relay finishing in 8-minutes, 4.37-seconds (1/23)hAlso set a personal record in the 1,000-meter run (2:29.30) taking ninth at the Beantown Challenge (1/17)hFinished ninth in the 4x440-yard relay (3:32.06)(1/17)hTook bronze in the distance medley relay at the Yale Invitational, crossing the line in 10-minutes, 14.67-seconds(1/10)hAlso took part in the 4x400-meter relay finishing eighth overall (3:30.17)(1/10). As A Sophomore In 2013-14:Outdoor Track: Raced in the 800m run at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12), posting the team's second-fastest time of the season, 1:56.23 ... Competed in the 1,500m three times ... Ran a season-best 4:01.97 to take eighth at the UNH Pre-Conference (4/26) ... Helped post the team's fastest 4x800m relay time of the season (7:41.97) at the IC4A Championship (5/17) ... Part of the 4x800m relay squad that took fourth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4), qualifying for the New England Championship with a time of 7:43.95. Indoor Track: Competed in the 800m run in three meets ... Qualified for the New England Championship with the team's top time of the season (1:55.55) to take first at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) ... Ran the 1,000m in three meets, including the Atlantic 10 Championship ... Took third at the Giegengack Invitational (2/8) with a team season-best time of 2:30.71 ... Finished eighth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23), crossing the line in 2:37.14 ... Finished second at the Sorlien Invitational (1/18) (2:23.37) ... Ran on 4x400m relay teams at the Yale Invitational (1/11), the Northeastern Invitational (1/24) and the Sorlien Invitational (1/18) ... Helped post team's top-two 4x800m relay times of the season ... Part of 4x800 squad that finished sixth at the New England Championship (3/1) with a season-best time of 7:43.27 ... Also ran in the 4x800m relay at the IC4A Championship (3/9) (7:51.39).
As A Freshman In 2012-13:Outdoor Track: Helped 4x800m relay to a fifth-place finish at the New England Championship (5/11) with the team's top time of the season, 7:39.10 ... Part of 4x800m relay that took second at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) with a time of 8:12.15 ... Ran the 1,500m in three meets ... Posted a season-best time of 4:03.73 to take eighth at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27) ... Raced the 800m run at the AIC Invitational (4/6) (1:58.99) and the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) (2:00.91) ... Part of 4x400m relay team that placed fourth at the AIC Invitational (4/6) with a time of 3:29.84 ... Also competed in the 4x400m relay at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) and the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27).Indoor Track: Competed in the 1,000m in four meets ... Posted a season-best time of 2:29.58 in the preliminaries at the New England Championship (2/22) before taking seventh in the final (2:33.15) ... Finished eighth at the Giegengack Invitational (2/2) with a New England-qualifying time of 2:35.55 ... Competed in the 4x400m relay at the Yale Invitational (1/12), the (1/25) and the Sorlein Invitational (1/19) ... Ran the 800m at the Yale Invitational (1/12) ... Raced the mile at the Sorlein Invitational (1/19).
Before UMass: Four varsity seasons in cross country and track and field for Coach Maguire ... Placed second in the 800m at the Merrimack Valley Conference ... Top five finisher in the 800m at the Massachusetts (MIAA) Eastern Division 1 Outdoor Championships ... Top seven finisher in the 800m at the Massachusetts (MIAA) All-State Outdoor Championship ... Third place in the MA Div I State Championship in the 1000 meters.
Personal: Michael James McNaughton ... Born October 4, 1993 in Winchester, Massachusetts ... Son of John and Maureen ... Brother of Colleen and Christina ... Majoring in Biology.