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 Matt Galvin
Matt Galvin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Highland Park

Height:
6-1

08/29/2014

Cross Country Women Take Bear Twilight Title, Men Third

Lady Bears led by third-place finish of sophomore Alex Davis.

08/28/2014

Cross Country Opens Season Hosting Bear Twilight Invitational

Men, women will face heat, strong field at Heart of Texas Soccer Complex Friday.

10/23/2012

XC Leads Big 12 With 22 On Academic Team

Four BU student-athletes honored with 4.0 GPAs.

09/28/2012

XC Splits For Roy Griak Invite, Stanford Invite

Men's team heads to California, while women will be in Minnesota on Saturday.

09/06/2012

Cross Country Ventures North To UTA Season Opener

Bears set for season's second meet, before three-week break in competition.

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

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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