The men were led by Daniel Sheldon and finished eight of 16 in the IC4A Championships on Saturday afternoon in Bronx, N.Y.
Coach O'Brien will finish the 2012 season bringing 11 of his younger athletes to the IC4A Championships on Saturday, November 17.
The Minutemen finished 10th of 34 teams with the help of strong performances by upperclassmen.
The Minutemen will bring their top seven down to Madison, Conn. for the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships on Friday afternoon at 1:15 p.m.
Antony Taylor did not shy away from the spotlight as he performed well enough to qualify himself for All-Conference.
As a junior in 2012: Placed seventh and finished at 32:48.3 in the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships (11/9) ... Finished fourth for UMass and 72nd overall in the Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 27:24.3 (10/27) ... Crossed the finish line at 25:45.9, placing him first for the Minutemen and fourth overall in the Brown Invitational (10/19) ... Raced in the New England Championships finishing second for the team with a time of 25:52.71 (10/7) ... Placed fifth for UMass with a time of 25:58 at the Dellinger Invitational (9/29) ... Finishing with a time of 25:15.53 and placed seventh for UMass and 21st overall in the Minuteman Invitational (9/15).
As a sophomore in 2011: Competed in seven meets ... Placed fourth on the team at the IC4A Championships (11/19) with a time of 26:11 ... Finished second on the team at the NCAA Regional Championships (11/12) crossing the finish line in 33:21 ... Had a fourth place finish for the team and was 29th overall at the A-10 Championships (10/29) with a time of 25:28.1 ... Finished fourth on the team at the New England Championships (10/8) with a time of 26:14 ... Placed sixth on the team at the Paul Short Invite (9/30) crossing the finish line with a time of 26:46 ... Finished eighth on the team and 25th overall at the Minuteman Invite (9/17) with a time of 23:34.01 ... Placed fifth on the team at the Bryant Invite 5K (9/10) crossing the finish line at 16:26.70.
As a freshman in 2010: Competed in two meets ... Finished in the 107th spot at the IC4A Championships (11/20) while placing third on the team in 26:51.1 ... Placed fourth on the team and 187th overall at the New England Championships (10/9), with a time of 26:59.
Before UMass: Four-year letter winner at Methuen High School in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track and field... Holds school records in the 4 x 1 mile, distance medley relay, mile, two mile as well as on the home cross country course ... Holds the state outdoor track and field record in the 4 x 1 mile ... Was a state champion in the 4x800 meter relay and All-American in the 4 x 1 mile as a senior ... Was a four year cross country Merrimack Valley All-Conference member as well as the Merrimack Valley Runner of the Year as a senior ... Was named the indoor track and field Merrimack Valley Conference Runner of the Year as a junior ... As a sophomore, junior, and senior was named an indoor and outdoor track and field Merrimack Valley All-Conference Athlete ... Named team MVP in cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field as a junior and senior ... As a junior and senior was named a cross country Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Athlete ... As a senior was named an outdoor track and field (4x800 meter relay) Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Athlete ... Was the cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field captain as a junior and senior ... Named a high school outdoor track and field National All-American in the 4 x 1 mile ... Was an Eagle Tribune All-Star in outdoor track and field as a junior and senior, as well as in cross country as a junior and indoor track and field as a senior.
Personal: Born Jared Christopher Reddy on August 8. 2010, in Methuen, Mass. ... Son of Jennifer and Jeff Reddy ... Brother to Justin, Jeffrey, Jacob, and Jenna ... Undeclared in major declaration.