Crusaders Men's Track & Field BIO
Matthew Silas
Player Profile:
Matthew Silas 2353041
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Glastonbury, Conn.
High School: Glastonbury

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 3,000-meter run
  • Placed 14th (9:55.21) at the UNH vs Holy Cross Meet (1/21)
  • Finished 11th (9:34.15) at the Maine and Holy Cross Men Dual Meet (2/4)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015-2016:

  • Competed in the 1,500m, 3,000m and 5,000m runs
  • Posted season-best times in the 1,500m (4:28.87) versus Rhode Island and Worcester State (4/27), in the 3,000m (9:26.94) at Maine (2/6) and in the 5,000m (16:29.79) at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/30)

Before Holy Cross

  • Two year varsity member of the cross country, indoor and outdoor track teams at Glastonbury High School
  • Cross country team captain his senior season
  • All-Conference his senior year
  • Team won Conference Championship his junior and senior years, and qualified for New England Championship his senior year
  • Outdoor track team won Conference Championship his senior year
  • National Honor Society

Personal

  • Son of Paul and Cathy Silas
  • Has one brother (David)
  • Majoring in Chemistry

Silas’ Top Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

1,500m

4:28.87

Rhode Island and Worcester State (4/2/2016)

3,000m

9:26.94

Maine (2/6/2016)

5,000m

16:29.79

Skyhawk Invitational (4/30/2016)