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  Griffin Matthew
Griffin Matthew

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Niwot, CO

High School:
Niwot

Position:
Long Jump

Collegiate Career Bests:
60 Meters: 7.45i
100 Meters: 11.45
200 Meters: 23.59
Long Jump: 20-6 ½ (6.26m)i

2009 Season (Junior): An NCAA qualifier in the 100 meters ... placed 21st in the prelims of the 100-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... placed seventh at the Pac-10 Championships in the 100 (11.75) ... ran a career-best time of 11.45 in the prelims of the 100 at the Pac-10 meet ...also placed fourth in the long jump at the Pac-10 Championships with a mark of 20-4 ¼ ... anchored the Stanford 4x100 that placed fifth at the Pac-10 Championships ... placed eighth in the 60 meters and seventh in the 200 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... ran a career-best time of 23.59 in the 200 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational to earn a regional qualifying mark.

2008 Season (Sophomore): One of two members of the Stanford team to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in two events (100 meters, long jump) ... recorded collegiate bests to place fifth in both the long jump (20-5) and the 100 meters (11.55) at the NCAA West Regional to advance to the NCAA's in both events ... placed seventh in the 100 meters and eighth in the long jump at the Pac-10 Championships ... placed eighth in the long jump at the MPSF Championships with a season-best of 19-11 ... recorded a season best in the 60 meters at the Husky Invitational with a time of 7.45 seconds.

2007 Season (Freshman): Placed 11th in the long jump with a jump of 18-5 ¼ (5.62m) at the Pac-10 Championships ... finished 11th in the 100-meter dash at the Pac-10 Championships ... took 15th in the long jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... captured the long-jump title at the MPSF Indoor Championships with an indoor career-best jump of 20-6 ½ (6.26m) ... ran a career-best 7.53 in the 60-meter dash to place sixth at the MPSF Indoor Championships.

High School: A two-time high school All-American ... 2005 Nike Indoor national champion in the 60 meters and long jump ... Posted the seventh-best mark all-time for the high school girl's long jump with 21-2 (6.45m) ... a member of 2006 U.S. Junior World track and field team ... in 2003, helped set the state record in the 4x100 and was the state runner-up in the long jump, 100 meters and 200 meters ... in 2004, set the state record in the long jump and was the runner-up in the 100 meters and 200 meters ... in 2005, set the state record in the long jump and captured the state championship in the 100 meters, 200 meters and 4x100 meter relay ... in 2006, captured the state championship in the 100 meters and 200 meters and was the state runner-up in the long jump ... holds Colorado state records in the long jump and 4x100 meter relay.

Cardinal Catalogue: American studies major and Spanish minor ... parents are Thomas and Dayna Matthew ... considering careers as a lawyer, diplomat, journalist or politician ... Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention in 2008 and 2009 ... Academic All-MPSF in 2008.

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