Matt Young

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

Sophomore (2018)
Competed in five meets… Finished 26th at the Penn State National… Took 16th at the South Central Regional Championships earning All-Region honors…

Freshman (2017)
Made his collegiate debut for Arkansas at the SEC Championships (Oct. 27) finishing 11th overall and fourth for the Razorbacks with a time of 24:10.80 … His performance earned him the SEC Freshman Runner of the Year award and All-SEC second-team recognition also being named to the SEC All-Freshman team … In his second meet, he competed in the NCAA South-Central Regional finishing 16th overall earning All-Region honors … He closed out his first cross country season at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (Nov. 18), finishing fifth for the Razorbacks helping bring the team to a fifth-place finish.

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.