Men’s team places seventh, women eighth at conference meet Saturday.
Men, women slated to run for conference title Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.
Men's, women's teams in action in Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday.
Men head to Stanford Invitational, women to run at Roy Griak Invitational.
Bears sit top runners in preparation for top meets next weekend.
2015 Track:/b> Did not compete in any meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014 Cross Country: Ran in four meets...Had season-best 5,000-meter time and top finish (15:50.7, 14th) at UTA Season Opener...Secured season-best 8K-time of 26:33.6 at Chili Pepper Festival to be 173rd...Placed 75th at Big 12 Championships in 8,000-meter time of 27:13.7...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Competed in track and field and cross country for two years for head coach Jason Williamson at Fort Bend Christian Academy...Won Texas TAPPS 4A state title in 800-meter run in 2013...Recorded three runner-up state finishes in cross country (2013), 800 meters (2014) and 1,600 meters (2013)...Took fifth-place at USATF National meet in 1,500 young men category...Produced school-record marks in both 800 (1:55.34) and 1,500-meter (4:03.02) events...Was two-time Academic All-State in both cross country and track.
Personal: Full name is Matthew Joseph Parham...Born March 21, 1995 in Houston, Texas...Parents are Gordon and Veronica Parham...Has one brother, Gordon, and one sister, Anna...Majoring in pre-med/biology.