Mark Matusak
Mark Matusak

Player Profile
Position:
Volunteer Assistant Coach

2010 update: Set a school indoor record in the mile, running an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 3:58.36 at the Husky Classic ... time broke the old mark of 4:00.29 set by Michael Coe in 2009 and was the second fastest time by a Bear under any circumstances ... the fifth Cal runner to run under four minutes indoors or outdoors ... at the MPSF indoor championships, won the 3000 meters in 7:59.67 and led off Cal's runner-up distance medley relay that finished in 9;32.11 ... ran a PR 7:55.63 in the 3000 at the UW Invitational.

Junior (2009): Redshirted outdoors ... ran leadoff on Cal's distance medley relay that won the MPSF indoor title and finished third at the NCAA indoor championships ... the quartet set a school record with a time of 9:28.71 at MPSFs ... the DMR posted at time of 9:30.39 at the NCAA meet ... finished fifth in the 3000 meters at the MPSF championships in 8:01.77 ... also ran a 4:05.83 mile at the Husky Classic. (2008): Earned a spot on the coaches association All-Academic team ... recorded a time of 3:51.58 in the semifinals of the 1500 at the NCAA championships ... finished in third in the 1500 at 3:43.37 at the NCAA West Regional to advance to the national meet ... took third in the 1500 at the Pac-10 championships, earning a new personal-best time of 3:42.52, which also ranks sixth in school history ... took second in the mile at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, clocking a regional-qualifying 4:00.59, earning Cal's fifth best all-time mark in that event ... recorded a regional qualifying time of 3:45.85 in the 1500 at the Stanford Invitational ... took third in the 3000 at the Big Meet, clocking in at 8:18.12 ... a multiple winner at the United Heritage Invitational, claiming the 3000 and 800 (1:52.28) ... provisionally qualified for the NCAA indoor championships with a Personal-best time of 4:03.15 in the mile at the Husky Classic. (2007): Earned a spot on the USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic team ... placed 12th in the 1500 at the NCAA West Regional with a time of 3:49.86 ... posted a regional-qualifying 3:46.20 in the 1500 in the Jim Click Shootout ... also collected a season-best 1:52.56 in the 800 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational ... ran a 4:10.94 in the mile at the California Collegiate Challenge ... notched an 8:23.16 in the 3000 at the Big Meet and a time of 14:16.28 at the Stanford Invitational ... redshirted indoors. (2006): In outdoors, clocked a Cal season-best 3:45.04 when he was sixth in the 1500 at the Pac-10 championships ... also 12th (14:35.81) in the 5000 meters at Pac-10s ... covered 5000 meters in 14:31.31 at the Big Meet ... placed fifth in the 3000 in 8:06.18 at the MPSF indoor championships. Cross Country: Earned second-team All-Pac-10 and second-team Pac-10 All-Academic honors in 2007 and '08 ...helped Cal to a 22nd-place national finish in '08 and a 16th-place showing in '07. High School: Track & Field News All-American ... captured a bronze medal in the 1500 meters (3:49.81) at the 2005 Pan Am Junior Championships (3:47.07) ... won the state 1600 title as a junior and senior at Loyola HS ... took first at the 2003 and 2004 Division II State Cross Country Championships ... set school records in the 1600 (4:07.94), 3000 (8:25.28), 3200 (8:47.93) and two-mile (8:51.13). Personal: Born June 27, 1986, in Torrance, Calif. ... .parents are Jan and Elizabeth Matusak ... has a brother, Eric ... active with Cal's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... double major in integrative biology and psychology.

Career Best Marks
Event       Mark   Date
1500     3:42.52   May 17, 2008
Mile    3:58.36i   Feb. 13, 2010
3000    7:55.63i   Jan 30, 2010
5000    14:16.28   March 31, 2007
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