Men's Track

 

  Brian Miller
Brian Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Foxboro, Mass.

High School:
Foxboro

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Event:
Jumps/Sprints

Birthdate:
04/30/1988


IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK

--OUTDOOR--
High Jump; School Record (7-00.25)

2009-10 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Competed in five meets ... Holds the school record in the high jump ... Qualified for the NCAA East Regional Championships ... Smashed his own personal best and previously owned school record in the high jump at the A-10 Championships (5/1) , while being named an A-10 Champion with an outstanding height of 7-00.25. The mark also ranked Miller among the NCAA East Region's best in the high jump ... While setting the school record, qualified for the IC4A Championships and captured first place at the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/24) in the high jump with a mark of 6-08.25 ... Notched a first place finish in the high jump at the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10), reaching a height of 6-7 ... At the UConn Invitational, qualified for the New England Championships (4/3) in the high jump with a height of 6-06.25. Indoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... Reached a personal season best distance in the long jump at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/29), reaching a mark of 20-00.50, good enough for 18th place ... At the URI Invitational (1/23), placed tenth in the preliminaries of the 55 meter dash with a time of 6.72 ... Captured first place in the high jump at the season's first meet, the BU Quad Meet (1/14), jumping a season team best in the event, 6-06.90.

2008-09 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Placed second in the high jump with a height of 6-06.75 at the New England Championships (5/8) ... Placed fourth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3), in the high jump with a height of 6-06.25 ... Placed second in the high jump with a height of 6-07.00 at the UMass Pre Conference (4/25). Indoor Track: Long jumped 21-11.00 at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20) to finish ninth overall ... Holds the fastest 200 meter time on the team, 22.52, set at the Valentine Invitational (2/14) to finish 43rd overall. Also high-jumped at that meet, setting his season-best with a mark of 6-06.00 to finish second ... Long jumped his season-best 22-01.00 at the Giegengack Invitational (2/7) for a second place finish ... At the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/30), finished third with a mark of 6-04.00.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Competes in high jump and 4X100 meter relay for the Minutemen ... At the IC4A Championships (5/17), placed 22nd with a time of 43.06 alongside teammates Tyler Cotto, Ian Hackney, and Nathan Barksdale ... With Barksdale, Cotto, and Sam Laorenza at the New England Championships (5/10), finished fourth with a time of 42.94 in the 4X100 meter relay ... With Barksdale, Cotto, and Hackney, finished fourth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3) with a time of 42.30 in the 4X100 meter ... Competing in the high jump, marked a 6-02 for a fourth place finish at the UNH Pre Conference Meet (4/26) ... At the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/19), ran a season-best 42.93 with Barksdale, Hackey, and Laorenza in the 4X100 meter relay to an eighth place finish ... In the high jump, marked a season-best 6-02.25 for a second place finish at the UConn Invitational (4/5) and ran the 4X100 in 43.24 with Barksdale, Hackney, and Andrew O'Donnell to a first place finish ... Indoor Track: Competed in the high jump at the New England Championships (3/1) with a mark of 6-04.25 ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships, finished second with a season-best high jump of 6-06.25 and competed in the long jump with a distance of 20-09.00.

2006-07 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: At the New England Championships (5/10), finished 13th in the high jump (6-feet, 1.25 inches) and ran the third leg of the eighth-place 4x100 relay team ... At the A-10 Championships (5/6), took fourth in the high jump with a season-best mark of 6-feet, 4.25 inches and 12th in the 200-meter dash (23.33) ... Had his top time in the 100 meters (11.12) at the UMass Eight Way Meet (4/28) ... At the UConn Select Meet (4/21) turned in his top time in the 200 meters (22.12) ... Indoor Track: At the New England Championships (2/24), placed 12th in the high jump (6-feet, 1.5 inches) ... At the A-10 Championships (2/17), placed fourth in the high jump clearing a season-best 6-feet, 5 inches ... Won the high jump (6-feet, 4 inches) at the Boston University Quad Meet (1/17).

Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Foxboro High School where he was part of the Class C 4 by 400 record holding relay team ... Team MVP in his Junior and Senior Year and League MVP his senior year ... Posted personal bests of 6.71 in the 55m, 22.8 in the 200m and 40.6 in the 300m hurdles ... Posted personal bests of 6'5'' in the high jump and 20' 9'' in the long jump ... He also played soccer for 4 years in which he received the MIAA Sportsmanship award ... Also played basketball for 2 years.

Personal: Brian Thomas Miller ... Born April 30, 1988 in Hyannis, Mass. ... Son of Michael and Lorraine Zupanick ... Has two brothers, Zachary and Justin ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

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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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