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 Matt Galvin
Matt Galvin
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Highland Park HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
Distance

04/20/2014

Track and Field Closes Hart-Patterson In Style

Bears win nine events at Michael Johnson Classic.

03/27/2014

Track & Field Wraps Day Two At Texas Relays

Women's 4x800-meter relay team snags first title of meet.

03/21/2014

Track & Field Wins Eight Events At TCU Invitational

Bromell, Rhodes highlight season-opening meet for Bears.

02/14/2014

Track & Field Opens Tyson Invitational

Bears combine for five-top five finishes on the day.

02/07/2014

Heptathletes Highlight Start of Texas A&M Aggie Invitational

BU had multi-eventers, distance runners and DMR crews in action on first day.

• 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country (Second Team)
• Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2013 Cross Country: Did not compete in any meets due to injury.

2013 Track: Competed in three indoor meets...Had season-best 5,000-meter time of 14:52.11 at Tyson Invitational to place fifth...Finished 32nd at Big 12 Championships in 3,000-meter event with time of 8:47.40...Was active for two outdoor meets...Won the Baylor Quad Invitational 3,000-meter event in season-best time of 8:44.85...Took seventh at TCU Invitational with 1,500-meter time of 4:04.07.

2012 Cross Country: Participated in four meets as redshirt freshman...Was BU's third runner to finish at season-opening Bear Twilight Invitational to take eighth overall in 19:09.8 as team was second...Did not finish as scoring runner at three-mile UTA Season Opener (19th, 15:35.6), 8K Stanford Invitational (130th, 33:22.3) and 10K Chile Pepper Festival (205th, 34.26.9)...Made Academic All-Big 12 second team.

2012 Track: Did not compete in any indoor meets...Raced in four outdoor meets in three different events...Won the 3,000-meter run at the TCU Invitational in 8:45.37...Finished second at the UCF Invitational in season-best 5,000-meter time of 15:31.19...Ran 1,500-meter event at Texas Tech Open, taking 15th in 4:16.97.

2011 Cross Country: Did not compete...Earned fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll status.

High School: Helped lead Highland Park (Texas) High School to three UIL District 10-4A track titles and two district cross country titles...As senior, led cross country team to regional title and sixth-place finish at state...Earned all-district honors in both track and cross country three times...Won one district cross country individual title, two district 3,200-meter track titles and one 1,600-meter track title...Named academic all-state in cross country in 2010 and a Cornerstone Scholar Athlete in 2007, 2008 and 2010...Member of HPHS chapter of National Honor Society...Served as president of Iron Sharpens Iron student ministry and vice president at HPHS as junior and senior.

Personal: Full name is William Matthew Galvin...Born Sept. 6, 1992, in Dallas, Texas...Son of Bill and Amy Galvin...Is triplet with two sisters, Molly and Melissa...Relative of former BU President, and namesake of Brooks Hall, Samuel Palmer Brooks...Majoring in pre-business.

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