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2013 Men's Cross Country Roster

Shadrack Matelong

Class: FR
Height: 5-5
Weight: 110 pounds
Previous School: Samoei SS
Hometown: Burnt Forest, Kenya

Developed into the number one runner for Middle Tennessee, finishing four of six races first for MT (Power Ade, Commodore Classic, Front Runner and C-USA Championship) ... Placed second at the PowerAde Invitational (Sept. 6) with a time of 15:43.26 ... Also finished second at the Front Runner Invitational (Oct. 19) with a time of 15:01.63, the fastest men’s 5K time in 2013 … Finished seventh out of 168 runners at the Commodore Classic (Sept. 14) with a time of 25:23.21 ... Highest finisher, 12th place, at the C-USA Championship (Nov. 2) for the Blue Raiders, finishing the 8K course in 25:39.85 … Completed the Belmont Invitational (Aug. 30) 5K course in 16:15.99 for 16th … Lowest finish of 2013 came at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 5), placing 31st with a time of 25:34.23.

Indoor (Track & Field):
Won the 3,000-meter run at the MT Invitational in his Blue Raider debut, finishing in 8:27.08 … Took home another title at the Valentine Invitational in the mile run, where he set a personal best time of 4:13.75 … At the Sun Belt Championships, was third in the 5,000-meter run (14:52.83), fifth in the 3,000 (8:32.45) and 13th in the mile (4:25.31).

Outdoor (Track & Field): Enjoyed a successful rookie campaign, finishing runner-up in the SBC Championships’ 3,000-meter steeplechase event, setting a personal best time of 9:13.46 … Was second at the Rhodes Invitational in the 10,000-meters (32:02.74) and placed fifth at the SBC Championships (32:19.42).

Prior to Middle Tennessee
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