Matthew

Silas

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Year: Junior
Hometown: Glastonbury, Conn.
High School: Glastonbury

Bio

2016:

  • Ran a career-best 8k time of 27:26 at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 1
  • Also ran the 8k in 29:05 at the Nassaney Invitational, 27:40.81 at the New England Championship, 28:27.9 at the Patriot League Championship and 29:02 at the IC4A Championship
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

 2015:

  • Ran a season-best 8K time of 28:20 at the Paul Short Invitational.
  • Also ran an 8K time of 28:46 at the New England Championship.
  • Ran the 5K vs. New Hampshire and Providence, finishing with a time of 17:40.
  • Also competed in the 5 mile at the UMass Dartmouth invitational, earning a time of 27:59.

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 8K Performances

Year Time Meet (Date)
2016 27:26 Paul Short Invitational (10/1)
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