Head Coach Ken O'Brien, Assistant Coaches David Jackson and Darcy Wilson had perhaps the busiest summer of all and have brought in 26 freshman this season between both track and field and cross country.
As A Junior in 2014: Was sixth for the team, 103rd overall at the IC4A Championship (11/22) with a time of 28:25.5... Completed the New England Championships (10/11) 103rd overall in 27:13.4... Ran a time of 20:50.00 at the Minuteman Invitational (9/13) finishing 62nd overall.
As A Sophomore In 2013:Did not compete.
As A Freshman In 2012: Made collegiate debut in the New England Championships where he finished seventh for the team with a time of 27:10.21 (10/7).
Before UMass: Ran varsity cross country two seasons for Coach Collins ... A top performer with Mansfield High School Hockomock League and State Championship Cross Country Teams ... 12th in the Division 2 Cross Country Meet ... He captured the runner up spot in the Hockomock League Two Mile Run ... Ninth place in the 2012 Division 2 Outdoor two mile run ... Honored as a Hockomock League All-Star in his junior and senior seasons ... Served as the team captain in his senior year.
Personal: Mitchell Gardiner Negus ... Born April 3, 1994 in Norwood, Mass. ... Son of Russell and Linda Negus ... Brother of Christopher ... Majoring in Physics.