The Minutemen finished second of eight in the team standings with a total of 117.5 points.
Saturday, April 20 the Minutemen will compete in the Holy Cross Invitational at 11:00 a.m. at Hart Track in Worcester, Mass.
10 UMass underclassmen scored for the Minutemen leading to their fifth place finish.
The Minutemen will go head-to-head with 13 teams Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at the UMass Track & Field Complex
Saturday, April 6 the Minutemen will travel to AIC for their outdoor season opener in Springfield, Mass.
2011-12 (Sopomore): Indoor Track: Competed in five meets ... Placed seventh in the one mile run at the Giegengack Invite (2/4) with a time of 4:19.67.
2010-11 (Freshman): Outdoor Track: Competed in six meets ... Placed second in the 3200 meter run at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30) by recording a time of 9:21.97 ... Recorded a personal season best in the 5000 meter run at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/22) by crossing the line at 14:45. 02 while placing 65th in a highly competitive field ... In 3:58.09, placed second in the 1500 meter run at the UMass Invite (4/9). Indoor Track: Competed in all eight meets as a freshman ... By crossing the line at 8:29.90, placed 28th in the 3000 meter run at the IC4A Championships (3/5) ... At the A-10 Championships (2/18), crossed the line at 4:20.34 in the mile run, taking seventh overall ... Qualified for the New England and IC4A Championships while placing 34th and setting the best team season time in the 3000 meter run at the Valentine Invitational (2/12) with a time of 8:25.24 ... Placed third in the mile run at the Sparks Sorlein Invitational (1/15) by crossing the line at 4:29.66.
Before UMass: Competed for Mansfield High School under coach Julie Collins ... Helped Hornets to a state title in cross country as a junior ... Was the Hockomock League, Eastern Mass. Division II and state cross country individual champion as a senior ... Part of the indoor track state championship team as a senior, finishing as the runner-up in the 1000m at the 2010 indoor state meet (2:31.81) ... During the outdoor season, won the two-mile at the Division I State Meet and was seventh in the 3,200 meters (9:11.28) at the New England Championship ... Named the Gatorade Massachusetts Runner of the Year and Boston Globe Runner of the Year in 2010 ... Earned All-Star recognition from the Sun Chronicle and Boston Globe in 2009 ... Set school records in the mile both indoors (4:21.73) and outdoors (4:18.51).
Personal: Born Patrick James McGowan on Mar. 26, 1992 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Kevin and Kathleen McGowan ... Brother of Kaitlyn and Michael ... Intends to major in Business and minor in Art.