- Al Matheny
- Gainesville, Fla. (Oak Hall HS)
3,000m: 8:57.60, 2008 Tom Jones Memorial Classic, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m Steeplechase: 9:21.92, 2006 Seminole Invitational, Tallahassee, Fla.
5,000m: 14:53.60, 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville , Ark.
2008 AS A JUNIOR
Best of 8:57.60 (3,000m) … Competed in one meet (one indoor).
2007 AS A SOPHOMORE
Did not compete for Florida … Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
2006 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Wins (1): (o) Diet Pepsi Classic steeplechase (9:27.57) … Bests of 9:21.92 (steeplechase) and 14:53.60 (5,000m) … Competed in four meets (all outdoor) … Claimed 16th in steeplechase at SEC Outdoor Championships with time of 9:28.37 … Was also 25th in 5,000m with mark of 14:53.60 … Picked up win in first race representing Florida with time of 9:27.57 in steeplechase at Diet Pepsi Classic … SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2005 AS A FRESHMAN
Did not compete for Florida.
Personal bests of 24:02.8 (8K) and 25:38 (5-mile) … Participated in 10 career races with two top-10 finishes.
Finished seventh at the 2003 Class 1A Florida High School Cross Country Championships with a career-best time of 16.28 in the 5K race … Finished third in the 3,200m and the 4x800m relay at the state championships in 2003 and was fourth in 2004 in 3,200m (9:50.71) … Had time of 9:48.93 in 3,200m and 8:08.69 in 4x800m in 2003 … Took third in the 1,600m (4:27.14) at the 2004 state championships … Also played soccer … Team was state runner-up his senior season … A member of several clubs and earned numerous academic and leadership awards … Student Government president … 2004 graduate of Oak Hall High School.