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Cross Country


Matt Galvin

Matt  Galvin

Graduate Student

Dallas, Texas

High School:
Highland Park



Cross Country Heads North To Chile Pepper Festival

Men's, women's teams in action in Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday.


Cross Country Splits For Saturday Races

Men head to Stanford Invitational, women to run at Roy Griak Invitational.


Cross Country To Compete At Gerald Richey Invitational

Men, women to run at UT Arlington meet Saturday morning.


XC Men Third, Women Sixth At Ken Garland Invitational

Bears compete in second meet of 2015 season.


Cross Country Heads North For Ken Garland Invitational

Men, women to compete in North Texas meet Saturday morning.

• 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)
• Five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2015 Track: Did not compete in any meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 Cross Country Raced in six meets, recording three scoring performances...Had season-high finish and season-best 6,000-meter time with seventh-place finish at Bear Twilight Invitational in 18:42.2...Had identical time of 25:38.1 in both Chili Pepper Festival (79th) and Big 12 Championships (46th) to be BU's third-fastest runner at each...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 second team...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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