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Matt Galvin

Matt  Galvin

Graduate Student

Dallas, Texas

High School:
Highland Park HS




Track & Field Begins Drake Relays

Bears have three athletes in action to open 107th-annual competition Thursday.


Track & Field Heads North For Drake Relays

Bears sending 31 athletes to historic event in Iowa.


Track & Field Wins Eight Michael Johnson Invitational Titles

Freshmen continue impressive outdoor season during season's final home meet.


Track & Field Wins 14 Baylor Invitational Titles

Freshmen highlight season's first home meet Saturday at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium.


Track & Field Wins Three Events at TCU Invitational

Bears close season-opening outdoor meet in Fort Worth Friday.

• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country (Second Team)
• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Track (Second Team)
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country (Second Team)
• 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country (Second Team)
• Six-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2015 Cross Country: Took part in four meets with one scoring performance...Was 17th at Ken Garland Invitational in four-mile time of 20:20.5 to be BU's fifth scoring runner...Was 61st at Big 12 Championships in 26:44.7...Had season-best 8,000-meter time at Stanford Invitational with 26:02.4 mark...Finished 69th at NCAA South Central Regional with 10,000-meter time of 32:15.2...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 second team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2015 Track: Did not compete in any meets...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 second team...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 Cross Country: Raced in six meets...Produced three scoring performances...Opened year with season-high finish of seventh at Bear Twilight Invitational in season-best 6,000-meter time of 18:42.2...Was BU's third runner to finish at Big 12 Championships by turning in a 25:38.1 over 6,000-meter course to be 46th...Placed 79th at Chile Pepper Festival with season-best tying 8K-time of 25:38.1...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 second team...Ended year with 95th-place showing at NCAA South Central Regional in 10,000-meter time of 32:05.5...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 Track: Won the 5,000-meter race at the Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational in 14:52.74 to open indoor season..Placed in top-10 in event at both the Rod McCravy Memorial (8th, 15:10.88) and Tyson Invitational (6th, 15:23.27) meets...Competed in four outdoor meets...Took 19th at Big 12 Championships with time of 32:22.65 in 10,000-meter event...Set PR with 14:42.29 effort in 5,000 meters to be eighth at Texas Relays...Opened season with fifth-place showing at TCU Invitational with time of 4:07.34 in 1,500-meter run...Had season-best mark of 30:17.53 in 10,000 meters to be 12th at Drake Relays...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013 Cross Country: Did not compete in any meets due to injury...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

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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