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Matt League
 

Matt  League

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Weatherford, Texas

High School:
Weatherford HS

Last College:
Northern Arizona

Height:
6-1

Event:
Distance

04/08/2017

Track & Field Captures Eight Baylor Invitational Event Titles

Bears set one school record, notch five top-five NCAA marks Saturday in Waco.

03/31/2017

Obi Sets Triple Jump School Record

Senior jumper finishes second in record-setting fashion Friday in Austin.

03/23/2017

T&F Heads To Alamo City For Roadrunners Invitational

Bears sending 49 athletes to compete in San Antonio on Friday, Saturday.

03/19/2017

T&F Closes TCU Invitational With Three Event Wins

Men's squad produces three title-winning performances Saturday in Fort Worth.

05/16/2015

T&F Secures 15 Entries For Big 12 Championships Finals

Bears pick up five more All-Big 12 honorees on Saturday.

04/03/2015

Baylor Invitational 2015

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• 2016 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member

2016 Cross Country: Raced in four meets, producing three scoring performances...Had season-high finish of sixth at Ken Garland Invitational, finishing four-mile course in 20:22.3 to be BU's fourth runner...Was 118th at Notre Dame Invitational in five-mile time of 25:06.0 as the third Bear to cross...Ended season with 42nd-place showing at NCAA South Central Regional in 10,000-meter time of 31:49.0, helping Baylor to fifth-place regional finish as fourth scorer...Placed 55th at Big 12 Championship with time of 27:14.7...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2016 Track: Did not compete in any meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2015 Cross Country: Recorded scoring performances in all six meets entered...Opened season by placing eighth at Bear Twilight Invitational in 6,000-meter time of 18:49.5 as BU's second runner...Was also BU's runner-up at season-ending NCAA South Central Regional, placing 37th with a 10,000-meter time of 31:28.8...Had season-best 8K-time of 24:51.8 at Stanford Invitational to be 53rd overall...Placed 51st at Big 12 Championship with 8,000-meter mark of 26:16.8...Also had scoring performances at Ken Garland Invitational and Chile Pepper Festival...Selected to Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2015 Track: Raced in three indoor meets...Ran four events, including 800, 1K, mile and 3,000 meters...Had season-best finish and time at Tyson Invitational by being 10th in 8:26.66 in 3,000 meters...Took part in both 1,000 meters (15th, 2:31.61) and 3,000 meters (22nd, 8:41.42) at Big 12 Indoor meet...Placed 14th in lone mile race at Texas A&M Aggie Invitational in 4:18.47...Produced time of 1:53.97 in 800 meters at Tyson meet to be 37th...Was part of sixth-place DMR crew at A&M meet...Outdoors, competed in seven meets...Won 1,500-meter title at Baylor Invitational with time of 3:56.71...Had personal-best time (1:53.60) in 800 meters at Longhorn Invitational to be 16th...Opened season with runner-up finish in 1,500 meters at TCU Invitational in 3:59.52...Placed 13th in prelim action at Big 12 Outdoor Championships with time of 3:57.97 in 1,500 meters...Was member of 4x800 and DMR relays at Texas Relays and 4x1,600 and DMR quartets at Drake Relays...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 Cross Country: Did not compete in any meets.

Prior to Baylor (Northern Arizona 2012-13): Saw a fair amount of success in his freshman season at NAU, competing both indoors and outdoors...Qualified for his first Big Sky meet with a time of 1:55.70@ in the 800 meters at the Mountain T's Invite...Closed the indoor season with a 13th-place finish in the 800m at Big Sky Indoors...Had the most success in the 1,500 meters outdoors, running a PR of 3:55.12 at the Sun Angel Classic ... Closed his outdoor season at Big Sky Outdoors in the same event, placing 15th in a time of 3:57.47...Only appeared in one cross country meet...Placed 33rd at the Grand Canyon Invitational with a time of 26:33.3 and helped the team to a fifth-place finish.

High School: Competed in cross country and track & field all four years at Weatherford High School, graduating in 2012...Holds his school's record in the mile (4:24.30)...Earned the U.S. Army Top Student-Athlete award his senior year...Won the 800-meter run in a time of 1:58.61 and finished runner-up in the 1600 meters (4:24.91) at the 2012 District 4-5A Championship...Finished sixth in the 1600 meters at the Region 1-5A Championships the same year...Won his class' award for Athlete of the Year all four years. Personal: Born February 17, 1994 to Scott and Amanda League...Has two brothers, Garrett and Aaron, and two sisters, Nicole and Hannah...Graduated with honors and was a member of the National Honor Society at Weatherford.

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Texas Relays - Day 4 Recap
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