Matt Hurst
Matt Hurst
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Position: Sprints
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Collegiate Bests: 
60 Meters (I) - 7.00
100 Meters (O) - 10.93
200 Meters (O) - 21.53
300 Meters (I) - 34.53
400 Meters (O) - 47.33
500 Meters (I) - 1:04.93
Shot Put (O) - 7.08m

(Indoor) Second Team All-Ivy (4x400m relay) with a time of 3:15.92 … (Outdoor) First Team All-Ivy (4x400m relay) with a time of 3:09.52 … Second Team All-Ivy (400m) with a time of 47.33 … Ran a career-best in the 300m at the Boston University Season Opener with a 34.53 (Dec. 2) … Hit a career-high 1:04.93 in the 500m at the Beantown Challenge (Jan. 13).

Second Team All-Ivy selection (4x400 meter relay) Reached final of 400 meters at Ivy Outdoor Heps, finishing in fifth with a personal best time of 48.19 ... Placed second with 4x400 meter relay team at Ivy Outdoor Heps (3:12.28) ... Finished third at Ivy Indoor Heps in 4x400 meter relay (3:15.28).


Placed fifth in a season-best performance in the indoor 500 at the Cornell Southern Tier Collegiate Open, running a 1:05.86 … Posted season-bests in the outdoor 200 and 400 at the Ivy League Championships and Virginia Challenge, respectively, with times of 21.77 (10th overall finish) and 49.14 … Finished seventh in the 4x400 in the Ivy League Indoor Championships, running a 3:21.96 … Finished sixth in the 4x100 with a time of 41.96 at the Ivy League Outdoor Championships.   

Placed second overall in the 200m dash (22.20) and fourth overall in the 400m dash (49.01) at indoor Heps ...   Ran a time of 48.75 in the 400m at the indoor Heps ... Placed fourth overall in the 4x400y relay with a time of 3:18.36 at indoor Heps ... Finished second in the 500m dash with a time of 1:05.11 at HYP ... Placed fourth in the 200m dash (21.60) and sixth in the 400m dash (48.37) at outdoor Heps ... Finished fifth in the 4x100 (41.26) and eighth in the 4x400 (3:19.79) at outdoor Heps ... First team All-Ivy League in the 200m dash for indoor track ... Recipient of the Treasurer's Award and the Westmore Wilcox 440 Award. 

Before Harvard: Lettered in track and field three years and cross country for one … Two-time Corona del Mar team MVP and Orange County Register All-County track & field team … Won the 400m dash at the 2013 and 2014 Orange County Championships ... Finished 12th in the 400m dash at the 2014 California Interscholastic Federation State Championship … Won the 400m dash at the 2014 Arcadia Invitational Open Division and the 2014 CIF Southern Section Championships … Won the Pacific Coast League 400m dash and set the meet record … Holds the Corona del mar High School 200 and 400m dash record … AP Scholar with Distinction … California Scholastic Federation member

Personal Bests:
60 Meters - 7.03 (I)
200 Meters – 21.61
300 Meters - 35.16 (I)
400 Meters  47.79
500 Meters - 1:06.21 (I)