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Matt Thompson
  • Sprints
  • Ind: Junior, Out: Senior
  • Gainesville, Fla. (Buchholz HS/Clemson)

2003 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 11.34 (100m) and 157-7 (javelin)...Competed in two meets (both outdoor)...Competed in the decathlon at the Florida Relays but did not finish...Finished eighth in the javelin (157-7) and 12th in the 100m (11.34) at the SEC Quad Meet

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: College national qualifier 4x400...third place 4x400...sixth beat time in nation in 1998-99 in 4x200...All-ACC 4x400...

PREP BESTS: 400m - 47.56

BEYOND THE STATS: Lists every other sport as hobbies...Transferred from Clemson...Also considered Auburn and Central Florida. Also played football for Clemson...Most memorable athletic moment was running down the hill at the Clemson vs. Florida State Football game - being able to be a part of the first Bowden Bowl was special...Admires Jesus Christ

MAJOR: Agricultural Communications and Education


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