UND Roster

2011-12 Track and Field Roster

Matthew Brown

Sprints


Class Freshman
Height 6'3''
Hometown Dunedin, FL
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Competed in the BIG EAST Outdoors in the 400m hurdles (54.67) …. recorded best time of season in the 400m hurdles at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational with a time of 54.42 … placed fifth overall at the Blue & Gold Invitational in the 500m dash, with a time of 1:06.17…. in the top 15 in the 400m dash at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational with a time of 49.79 … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Ran the 500 in 1:04.62 for a second-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational … ran on the 1,600 relay that finished third in 3:23.61 at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished fifth in the 500 in 1:05.44 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … first-place finishin the 400in 49.92at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … ran on the 1,600 relay that finished second in 3:22.48 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener …ran the 500in 1:05.09 to finish fourthat the Notre Dame Invitational … ran the third leg of the 1,600 relay, placing second in 3:16.46 at the Notre Dame Invitational … finished the 600 in 1:24.91at the Indiana Relays … finishedthird in the 400 in 50.06 at the Indiana Relays … ran the 400 in 49.49 (38th) at theMeyo Invitational… ran the 500 in 1:04.92 at the Meyo Invitational … 1,600 relay team finished in 3:15.64 (sixth place) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … ran the 500 in 1:05.22 (14th place) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … part of a 1,600 relay that placed second in 3:17.56 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … placed third in the 400 hurdles in 54.47 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … 1,600 relay finished second in 3:15.43 at the Border Battle … second-place finish (54:56)in the 400 hurdles

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in the 400 hurdles and finished 11th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … finished fourth in the 400 hurdles at the Dave Rankin Invitational in 54.83 … competed in the 400 hurdles at the Ole Miss Invitational and finished in 55.44 … finished third in the 400 hurdles in 55.17 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … competed in the 500 (1:05.12) and finished fourth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … competed in the 500 and finished in 1:05.23 at the Meyo Invitational … ran the 500 in 1:06.39 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener for a seventh-place finish … opened the season with a fourth-place finish in the 500 in 1:05.88 at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in three events for the Irish on the season, all 400 events … in first race of the indoor season, stopped the clock in 50.61 at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Invitational … ran a 50.54 at the Indiana Relays … competed at the Meyo Invitational and finished in 51.15.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Competed for both the swim and track teams at Palm Harbor University

(Fla.), lettering eight times … named team captain and MVP during his junior and senior track seasons … career bests during track career: 110 hurdles (14.8), 300 hurdles (38.0) and the 4×100 relay (48.2) … member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Students … born June 16, 1989, in Clearwater, Fla. … son of Terry and Jean Brown … has two siblings, Nicholas and Kelly… graduated in May 2011 from the College of Science with a mojor in pre-professional studies and a minor in anthropology.

BROWN[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

400m (Meyo Invitational) 49.49
500m (Blue and Gold Invitational) 1:04.62
600m (Indiana Relays) 1:24.91

BROWN[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

400m (Indiana Relays) 50.54
400m IH (BIG EAST Championships) 53.50