Matt Lawder
Matt Lawder
Year: Senior
Hometown: Saint Louis, Mo.
High School: St. Louis Univ. H.S.
Position: Distance

2011 Outdoor
-    Purdue Invitational - 1,500m - 4:13.71
-    Miami Invitational - 5,000m - 15:15.00
-    Horizon League Championships               
      11th in 5,000m in 15:32.15                   
      7th in 3,000m Steeplechase in 9:40.62^                    

2011 Indoor
-    EIU Friday Night Special - 3,000m - 8:48.68
-    Indiana Relays - 5,000m - 15:29.05
-    Horizon League Championships
      23rd in 3,000m in 9:13.17
      9th in 5,000m in 15:22.06

2010 Outdoor
-    Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational – 1,500m – 4:11.09
-    Miami (OH) Invitational – 5,000m – 14:59.41^
-    Butler Stan Lyons Invitational – Long Jump – 4.18m^
-    Horizon League Championship
      3rd in 10,000m in 31:03.11
      8th in 5,000m in 15:15.27

2010 Indoor
-    Indiana Gladstein Invitational – 5,000m - 15:10.30
-    Meyo Invitational – 3,000m – 8:47.63^
-    DePauw Invitational – Mile – 4:31.35
-    Horizon League Championship
      17th in 3,000m  - 9:05.27
      7th in 5,000m – 15:02.94^

2009 Cross Country
-    Indiana Intercollegiate – 20th – 26:01
-    Pre-National Invitational – 152nd – 25:50^
-    Horizon League Championship
      12th in 26:21*

Collegiate Bests:
1,500m – 4:10.69
Mile (I) – 4:31.35
3,000m (I) – 8:47.63
3,000m Steeplechase - 9:40.62
5,000m (O) – 14:59.41
5,000m (I) – 15:02.94
10,000m – 31:01.11
Long Jump – 4.18m
8,000m (XC) – 25:50

^ - Personal Best
* - All-Horizon League Honors


2008 OUTDOOR: Placed second in the 10,000 (32:01.95) and fifth in the 5,000 (15:25.01) at the Horizon League Championship...finished 14th in the 5,000 (15:35.34) at the Miami Team Challenge...came in ninth in the 1500 (4:10.69) at the Indiana Invitational. 2008 INDOOR: Finished fourth in the 5,000 (15:33.31) and 8th in the 3,000 (8:56.41) at the Horizon League Championship...placed fifth in the mile (4:30.70) at the EIU Early Bird Meet...came in 6th in the 3,000 (8:44.19) at the Notre Dame Opener...was 8th in the 5,000 (15:10.23) at the IU Relays.

Personal: Parents are Mark and Janet Lawder...attended St. Louis University High School in St. Louis, Missouri...born 11/2/88...Major is Physics