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    Matthew Brown  
    Matthew Brown

    Hometown:
    Dunedin, FL

    High School:
    Palm Harbor University

    Event:
    Sprints

    Birthdate:
    06/16/1989


    AS A SENIOR: Competed in the BIG EAST Outdoors in the 400m hurdles (54.67) .... recorded best time of season in the 400m hurdles at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational with a time of 54.42 ... placed fifth overall at the Blue & Gold Invitational in the 500m dash, with a time of 1:06.17.... in the top 15 in the 400m dash at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational with a time of 49.79 ... earned a monogram.

    AS A JUNIOR: Ran the 500 in 1:04.62 for a second-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... ran on the 1,600 relay that finished third in 3:23.61 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished fifth in the 500 in 1:05.44 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... first-place finishin the 400in 49.92at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... ran on the 1,600 relay that finished second in 3:22.48 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ...ran the 500in 1:05.09 to finish fourthat the Notre Dame Invitational ... ran the third leg of the 1,600 relay, placing second in 3:16.46 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished the 600 in 1:24.91at the Indiana Relays ... finishedthird in the 400 in 50.06 at the Indiana Relays ... ran the 400 in 49.49 (38th) at theMeyo Invitational... ran the 500 in 1:04.92 at the Meyo Invitational ... 1,600 relay team finished in 3:15.64 (sixth place) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... ran the 500 in 1:05.22 (14th place) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... part of a 1,600 relay that placed second in 3:17.56 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... placed third in the 400 hurdles in 54.47 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... 1,600 relay finished second in 3:15.43 at the Border Battle ... second-place finish (54:56)in the 400 hurdles

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in the 400 hurdles and finished 11th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... finished fourth in the 400 hurdles at the Dave Rankin Invitational in 54.83 ... competed in the 400 hurdles at the Ole Miss Invitational and finished in 55.44 ... finished third in the 400 hurdles in 55.17 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... competed in the 500 (1:05.12) and finished fourth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... competed in the 500 and finished in 1:05.23 at the Meyo Invitational ... ran the 500 in 1:06.39 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener for a seventh-place finish ... opened the season with a fourth-place finish in the 500 in 1:05.88 at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in three events for the Irish on the season, all 400 events ... in first race of the indoor season, stopped the clock in 50.61 at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Invitational ... ran a 50.54 at the Indiana Relays ... competed at the Meyo Invitational and finished in 51.15.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Competed for both the swim and track teams at Palm Harbor University (Fla.), lettering eight times ... named team captain and MVP during his junior and senior track seasons ... career bests during track career: 110 hurdles (14.8), 300 hurdles (38.0) and the 4x100 relay (48.2) ... member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Students ... born June 16, 1989, in Clearwater, Fla. ... son of Terry and Jean Brown ... has two siblings, Nicholas and Kelly... graduated in May 2011 from the College of Science with a mojor in pre-professional studies and a minor in anthropology.

    BROWN'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

    400m (Meyo Invitational) 49.49
    500m (Blue and Gold Invitational) 1:04.62
    600m (Indiana Relays) 1:24.91

    BROWN'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

    400m (Indiana Relays) 50.54
    400m IH (BIG EAST Championships) 53.50
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