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Jay Matlack
  Jay Matlack

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shawnee, Kan.

High School:
Mill Valley

Height:
5-9

Experience:
3L


Tulsa: A six-time letterwinner . . . earned C-USA All-Academic honors as a sophomore.

Sophomore (2005-06): (Cross Country) Participated in all six of TU's meets . . . registered a personal-best and 14th-place finish in a time of 21:25 in the four-mile run at the Hurricane Festival . . . claimed a personal-best time of 25:48.96 in the 8,000-meter run at the Conference USA Championships for a 21st-place finish . . . tallied a personal-best 33:27.3 in the 10,000-meter run at the Chile Pepper Invitational . . . (Indoor) Competed in four meets . . . turned in a personal-best in the mile run with a time of 4:27.00 at the Missouri Invitational . . . at the Razorback Invitational, claimed a personal-best time of 8:42.78 in the 3,000-meter run . . . claimed a team-leading and personal-best time of 14:56.71 for a seventh-place mark in the 5,000-meter run at the Conference USA Championships . . . (Outdoor) Participated in six meets . . . posted a personal-best time of 4:05.82 in the 1,500-meter run at the Tulsa Duels . . . at the Stanford Invitational, claimed a personal-record time of 15:09.80 in the 5,000-meter run . . . in the 4x1,600-meter relay, turned in a time of 17:32.42 at the Drake Relays for TU's second-best mark in school history . . . a C-USA All-Academic Honoree.

Freshman (2004-05): (Cross Country) Competed in six meets . . . turned in his best 8,000-meter time at the Cowboy Jamboree with a 27:29.00 . . . ran a time of 33:33.6 in the 10,000-meter run at the Chile Pepper Festival . . . (Indoor) Participated in five meets . . . finished sixth in the 3,000-meter run at the Missouri Invitational with a time of 8:57.36 and at the JD Martin Invitational with a time of 9:13.02 . . . had a season-best time in the 3,000-meter run at the Iowa State Classic with an 8:56.35 . . . finished 20th in the 3,000-meter run at the WAC Championships with a time of 9:07.78 . . . claimed a 13th-place finish in the 5,000-meter run at the WAC Championships with a time of 15:58.46 . . . (Outdoor) Competed in five meets . . . recorded his best outings of the season in the 1,500-meter run at the Missouri Relays (4:17.61), the 3,000-meter run at the Tulsa Duels (9:22.57), the 5,000-meter run at the WAC Championships (16:03.94) and the 10,000-meter run at the Kansas Relays (33:04.97) . . . finished sixth in the 10,000-meter run at the WAC Championships with a time of 33:56.06 . . . turned in the fifth-best performance in the 10,000-meter run in the WAC.

High School: Earned four letters at Mill Valley High School . . . was named to the all-state, all-league, all-area, all-metro and all-Johnson County teams as a junior and senior . . . finished fourth at the state cross country championship in 2003, after finishing seventh at the meet as a junior . . . was captain of the cross country and soccer teams for two years.

Personal: A management major . . . involved in TU activities such as University Ambassadors, Student Senate and Young Democrats . . . also volunteers for Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Habitat for Humanity . . . son of Terry and Cathy Matlack . . . born August 4, 1985.