Men's Track & Field

Matt Walker
Matt Walker
Height: 5-9
Weight: 124
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Southington, CT
High School: Southington
Position: DISTANCE

Collegiate Personal Bests:
1,500 Meter Run: 4:08.56
One Mile Run: 4:26.62
3,000 Meter Run: 8:40.30
5,000 Meter Run: 14:29.09
10,000 Meter Run: 30:00.31

2013 Cross Country: Best finish of the season came at the Father O'Neil Invitational on Aug. 31 where he placed sixth with a time of 16:57.28.

2013 Outdoor Track: Performed well at the Northeast Conference Championships placing fifth in the 10,000m run and 11th in the 5,000m with times of 32:20.47 and 15:27.03, respectively...Raced a career-best time of 4:13.17 in the 1,500m at the UMASS Preconference Meet on April 27...Placed 30th of over 50 competitors in the 10,000m at the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic on April 13 registering a career-best time of 31:38.17.

2013 Indoor Track: Best finish was 9th place at the URI Invitational where he completed the 3,000m run with a time of 8:59.75...Finished 10th in the 5,000m run at the Great Dane Classic on Jan. 18 with his time of 15:17.00...Registered his career-best time of 14:58.48 in the 5,000m for 13th place at the New England Indoor Championships...Placed 29th of 40 in the one mile run at the Yale Invitational on Jan. 12, setting a new career-best time of 4:36.09.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in four meets for the Blue Devils...Best finish came at the 2012 NEC Championships in which he placed 27th of 89 with his time of 26:29.44...Placed 84th at the 104th IC4A/ECAC Championships with his time of 26:56.80...Finished 147th of 239 and 178th of 260 at NCAA Regionals and the All-New England Championships, respectively.

2012 Outdoor Track: USATF-JR 10,000 meter qualifier...Placed sixth in the 5,000 meter run at the University of Connecticut Invitational with a time of 15:23.25...Finished seventh in 10,000 meter run in both the Northeast Conference Outdoor Championships and the New England Outdoor Championships with times of 32:52.59 and 31:58.05, respectively...Placed 13th in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:13.58 at the Holy Cross Invitational.

Before Central: Competed in cross country, indoor and outdoor track at Southington High School...Two-time Coaches' Award winner...All-Conference selection for cross country his senior year...Also named cross country captain his senior year.