Matt Young - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Matt Young

R-Jr/Jr | 5-7 | Distance | Jenks, Okla. | Jenks HS

Junior (2020)
Indoors: Bronze medalist in 5,000m (13:57.28) at SEC Indoor Championships, part of Arkansas 1-3-6 finish to score 19 points … Placed eighth in 3,000m (8:14.09) as Razorbacks scored 19 points from 1-4-6-8 finish to secure team title … Established career best times at three different distances in first three meets of season … Opened with 4:09.66 in mile to place second at Arkansas Invitational … Produced an 8:03.05 in 3,000m to place sixth at Razorback Invitational … Ran 13:49.12 in Husky Classic, placing 16th overall.

Sophomore (2019)
Competed in nine meets… Set personal-bests in the Mile (4:09.85), 3,000-meters (8:04.30), 10,000-meters (28:56.71), 1,500-meters (3:49.18), and 5,000-meters (13:57.97)… Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the 5k and 10k…

Freshman (2018)
Did not compete during the indoor season… Competed in three meets during the outdoor season… Set a personal-best in the 10,000-meters at the Mt. SAC Relays running 29:30.39 (Apr. 19)… Ran a personal-best 14:13.32 in the 5,000-meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships… Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the 10K…

High School
Multiple-time state champion … 2016 5,000m New Balance Nationals All-American … Finished 11th at the Foot Locker South Region XC meet his senior year at Jenks.

Personal
Born on Sept. 16, 1998 … Son of John and Nicole Young … Has an older brother; Jack and a younger sister; Heidi … Majoring in accounting.