A league-record 1,637 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.
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.
Three freshmen qualified for New Englands this season for the Minutemen.
The Minutemen are set to compete in the Atlantic 10 Championship this weekend at Mackal Fieldhouse in Kingston, R.I.
The Giegengack Invitational is set for 12:00 P.M. this Saturday at Coxe Cage in New Haven, Conn.
As A Junior In 2013-14: Indoor Track: Ran the 500m dash at the Sorlein Invitational (1/18) (1:09.34) ... Competed in the 800m run at the Yale Invitational (1/11) (2:00.15) ... Raced in the 4x400m relay at the Yale Invitational (1/11) and the Northeastern Invitational (1/24). Outdoor Track: Did not compete.
As A Sophomore In 2012-13: Indoor Track: Competed in the 1,000m run in three meets ... Posted best time of the season at the New England Championship (2/22) (2:31.13) ... Qualified for the New England Championship with a time of 2:36.31 at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/25) ... Also raced the event at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/16) (2:36.48) ... Competed in the 4x400m relay on three occasions ... Helped 4x400 squad take sixth at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/25) (3:31.30) ... Also ran in the event at the Giegengack Invitational (2/2) and the Sorlein Invitational (1/19) ... Part of 4x800m relay teams at the IC4A Championship (3/2) (7:43.14), the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/16) (7:52.06) ... and the Yale Invitational (1/12) ... Raced the mile at the Sorlein Invitational (1/19) and the Yale Invitational (1/12) ... Ran the 500m at the Giegengack Invitational (2/2). Outdoor Track: Part of winning 4x400m relay at the AIC Invitational (4/6) that registered a New England Qualifying time of 3:23.22 ... Also competed in the event at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) ... Helped post top 4x800m relay time of the season (7:39.10) on a squad that took fifth at the New England Championship (5/11) ... Contributed to an eighth-place finish in the 4x800m relay at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) where the team logged a New England-qualifying time of 7:44.97 ... Ran the 800m in three meets, including at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) (1:55.31) ... Competed in the 1,500m at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) (4:05.21) and the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) (4:07.94).
As A Freshman In 2011-12: Indoor Track: Competed in five meets ... Helped place sixth in the 4x800 meter relay at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/17) which qualified for both the New England Championships and IC4A Championship .... Took third place with a time of 10:11.53 at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/17) in the distance medley relay.
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Acton-Boxborough High School ... Was a four year letter winner under coaches Brian Crossman, Mark Demming, and Lisa Owen ... Holds school records on the home cross country course, in the indoor 4x400 meter relay, indoor 1000 meters, indoor 4x800 meter relay, and outdoor 800 meters ... Was named Runner of the Year for outdoor as a senior ... In 2008, was tabbed Freshman of the Year ... As a sophomore in 2009, named Most Improved Performer for outdoor ... Was the Div. I 1000 meter State Champion as a senior ... Won the 800 meter State Title as a junior ... Earned a New England Title in the indoor 4x800 meter relay.
Personal: Curtis Matthrew Owen ... Born January 20, 1993 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... Son of Tim and Lisa ... Brother to Robert and Kent ... Intends to major in Business.
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