Matthew Dynan
Matthew Dynan
Year: So.
Hometown: Reading, Mass.
High School: Reading Memorial
Position: Mid-Distance

Career Achievements


•     2017 NCAA All-New England honoree (1500 meters and 4x400-meter relay)
•     2017 NEICAAA All-New England honoree (4x400-meter relay)
•     2017 NEWMAC Relay Champion (4x400 meters)
•     2017 All-NEWMAC first team (4x400-meter relay)
•     2016 All-NEWMAC second team 800-meter run
•     2017 NEICAAA Championships qualifier (1500 meters)
•     2016, 2017 NCAA New England Championships qualifier (1500 meters)
•     2016 ECAC Championships qualifier (1500 meters)
•     Holds school record in the 1500 meters and is part of record-setting 4x400-meter relay team

Career Highlights

2017: As a sophomore, competed in the 800, 1500 and 5000 meters at nine meets…qualified for the NCAA New England Championships in both the 1500 and 5000 meters…posted seven top-10 finishes and one victory…broke the school record in the 1500-meter run twice…came in first with a time of 15:21.12 in the 5000 meters at the Bridgewater State Invitational on March 25…finished second in both the 800 meters (1:58.40) and 1500 meters (4:01.76) at the Corsair Classic on April 2…came in fourth with a career-best time of 15:17.42 in the 5000-meter run at the AIC Invitational on April 8…came in second with a then-school-record time of 3:55.31 in the 1500 meters at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational on April 15…placed ninth in the 1500 meters (4:05.93) and 12th in the 800 meters (2:00.69) at the NEWMAC Championships on April 29…came in sixth and broke his own school mark with a time of 3:54.73 in the 1500 meters at the NCAA New England Championships on May 5.

2016: As a first-year, took part in nine meets and competed in the 800-, 1500- and 5000-meter run...posted on victory and a pair of runner-up finishes on the year...made his collegiate debut with a time of 15:44.57 to finish second in the 5000 meters at the season-opening Bridgewater State Invitational on March 26...recorded a time of 2:02.74 in the 800 meters at the Coast Guard Invitational on April 2...finished 21st in the 800 meters with a time of 1:59.38 at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational on April 16...won the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:01.24 at the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT on April 23...came in second in the 800 meters (1:57.65) and seventh in the 1500 meters (4:09.21) at the NEWMAC Championships on April 30...finished 11th with a time of 3:58.77 in the 1500 meters at the NCAA New England Championships on May 7...came in 19th with a time of 4:07.96 and was part of the program's record-setting 4x400-meter relay (3:21.28) at the ECAC Championships on May 19.

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