2009-10 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Competed in four meets ... Was one of the top finishers overall for UMass at the IC4A Championships (5/14), competing in the 10,000 meter run. The senior took third place by crossing the line at 30:39.44 ... Placed fifth at the A-10 Championships (5/1) in the 10,000 meter run with a time of 30:43.04 ... At the Larry Ellis Invite (4/16) qualified for the New England and IC4A Championships in the 5,000 meter run with a 21st place finish in 14:34.13 ... Notched a second place finish in the 10K at the UMass Nine-Way Meet (4/10), crossing the line at 30:49.50, good enough to qualify for the NE and IC4A Championships. Indoor Track: Competed in one meet ... At the A-10 Championships (2/19), placed eighth in the 5,000 meter run with a time 14:59.16. Cross Country: Competed in three meets ... Took second on the team and seventh overall at the New England Championships (10/10) with a time of 24:49 ... Placed fourth on the team and seventh overall at the UMass Five-Way Meet (9/19) with a time of 25:51.00.
2008-09 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Placed third at the New England Championships (5/8), in the 5000 meter run with a time of 14:47.78 ... Ranked tenth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3), in the 5000 meter run with a time of 15:10.15 ... Placed third in the 5000 meter run with a time of 15:38.77 at the UMass Pre Conference (4/25). Indoor Track: At the New England's (2/28), finished the 5000 meter in 14:58.38 for a ninth place finish ... Ranked ninth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20) with a time of 14:58.38 ... Ran a season-best time in the 5000 at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/30) for a third place finish, clocking in at 14:53.47 ... Cross Country: At the NCAA Regional (11/15), finished sixth on the team with a time of 34:29.2 ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (11/1), finished the 8K in 24:45.0 for a 16th place finish, boosting the Minutemen to their second-ever Atlantic 10 title ... Finished first on the team, 97th overall at the ISU Pre-Nationals (10/19) with a time of 24:54.0 ... Recorded season-best time (24:32) at the Paul Short Invitational (10/3) for a 39th overall finish ... Finished fifth overall at home versus Maine, Vermont, Colgate, and UConn (9/20) with a time of 25:51.
2007-08 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Top runner in the 5000 meter event ... At the IC4A Championships (5/17), finished in 14:24.77 for an eighth place finish ... With a season-best time of 14:22.57, ranked first overall at the New England Championships (5/10) ... At the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/19), marked a time of 14:46.70 for a 20th place finish ...At the UMass Invitational (4/12), ran the 1500 meter to a fourth place finish with a time of 4:00.20 ... Indoor Track: Ended the indoor season at the IC4A Championships (3/9) with a time of 15:08.17 ... Ranked fourth in the 5000 meter at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16) with a season best time of 14:42.27 ... Cross Country: Finished third on the team, 26th overall with a season-best time of 25:48 in the 8K at the ECAC Championships (11/17) ... Ranked 87th overall at the NCAA Regional Qualifier with a time of 31:59.15 in the 10K ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/27), marked a 34th place finish with a time of 26:51.0 ... Finished second on the team, 20th overall at the Albany Invitational (10/13) with a time of 25:53.7 ... Highest finish came at the first meet of the season, the Dartmouth Invitational (9/8), with a time of 26:51.50 and a 16th place finish.
2006-07 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Did not compete ... Indoor Track: Did not compete ... Cross Country: Started the season on a strong note before missing the second half of the season due to injury ... Competed in just three meets ... Finished 76th at the New England Championships (10/7) with a time of 25:51 to earn his second A-10 Rookie of the Week honor of the season ... Took fifth overall vs. Boston College/Maine (9/23) in 25:42.00 to win his first A-10 Rookie of the Week award ... Finished sixth overall and first on the team in the Dartmouth Invitational (9/9) in 26:24.1.
Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Montclair Kimberly Academy where he holds the home course record of 15:52 and the conference record of 15:40 ... Named to 3rd team all-state and to the 1st team for County, Conference, Prep and Non-Public as a senior ... As a junior he was named to the 2nd team all-state in cross country, 1st team all-country and 1st team all-conference ... Named Most Valuable Runner twice in cross country, outdoor and indoor track.
Personal: Nicolai Naranjo ... Born September 7, 1988 in Malaga Spain ... Son of Gabriel and Heidi Naranjo ... Has one sister, Emily ... Intends to major in business.
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