Matthew Dennish
Matthew Dennish


Red Lion, Penn.

High School:
Red Lion Area SR

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 166


2008: Track and Field: Had one top-10 finish indoor, at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the 1,000-meter run ... Top time in the outdoor 800-meter run came at the Wake Forest Open, where he finished fifth with a time of 1:53.25 ... Also had a top-10 finish in the 3,000-meter run at the CCU Invitational

2007: Cross Country: Participated in all five events, regularly being was one of the top finishers ... Turned in his best performance at the Pirate Invitational (26:45) ... Was top finisher for the Pirates at the Furman Invitational ... Finished in 51st-place at the Conference USA Championship. Track and Field: Recorded two top-10 finishes in the indoor season ... Best result came in the 1,000-meter run at the Virginia Tech Invitational (sixth/2:30.69).

2006: Cross Country: Did not compete in any meets. Track and Field: Finished in first place in the 1,500-meter run at the Murray Neely Invitational with a time of 3:58.56 ... Earned a second-place finish at the Aggie Relays in the 1,500-meters with a time of 4:02:19.

2005: Cross Country: Did not compete in any meets as a sophomore.

2004: Cross Country: Competed in just two meets as a freshman ... Finished 26th in the 6,400-meter Adidas Raleigh Invitational with a time of 22:33 ... Placed 26th, top finisher among Pirate runners, at the Overton-Pirate Invitational with a time of 27:36.

High School: Lettered in three varsity sports (cross country, basketball, track), earning ten total letters... Served as cross country team captain ... Set school records in the 800-meter, 1600-meter, and 4x800 relay.

Personal: Intended academic major is exercise and sport science ... Son of David and Linda Dennish.