Saturday, April 20 the Minutemen will compete in the Holy Cross Invitational at 11:00 a.m. at Hart Track in Worcester, Mass.
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.
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.
2011-12 (Freshman): Indoor Track: Competed in seven meets ... Placed 11th in the heptathlon at the New England Championships (2/25) with a 4034 total score. ... Tied the individual season best mark for UMass in the 60 meter dash, at the New England Championships (2/24) with a time of 7.22 in the heptathlon ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18), placed fifth in the 1000 meter run with a time of 2:51.66 ... Finished in eighth place in the heptathlon at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17), with an overall score of 4422.
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Needham High School ... Was a three year letter winner under coach Chris Van Cott ... Holds school records in the 55 meter hurdles, 110 meter hurdles, 400 meter hurdles, 300 meter hurdles, indoor long jump, and outdoor 300 meters ... Named a Bay State Conference All-Star and Team MVP as a junior and senior for indoor and outdoor ... Played ultimate frisbee in high school.
Personal: Peter Riordan Farlow ... Born September 5, 1992 in Naples, Fla. ... Son of Tim and Mary Ann ... Plans to major in Biology.