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 Matthew Dennish
Matthew Dennish

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Red Lion, Penn.

High School:
Red Lion Area SR

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 166

Position:
Distance


2006-07: Competed in the 1,000m run, the mile run, and the 3,000m run his indoor season....Placed 6th in the 1,000 at Virginia Tech with a time of 2.30 ...Placed 8th in the mile at the Husker Invitational (4:11), and 10th in the 3,000m (8:42) at the Diet Pepsi Invitational.

2004-05: Turned in a stellar rookie season as one of East Carolina's top distance performers ... Ran once in the 1,000-meter event (2:31.76 at the Virginia Tech Invitational/6th) and six times in the mile ... Posted a new ECU program record of 4:08.09 during the prelims of the IC4A Championships before following with an eighth-place finish in the finals (4:10.86) ... Came in fifth during the C-USA Indoor Championships (4:15.97)...Keyed ECU's distance medley quartet to a fifth-place standing at the C-USA Indoor Championships (10:09.70)... Earned All-Conference USA honors for performance in the 1,500-meter run during the outdoor championships (3rd/personal-record 3:52.54) ... Also notched a sixth-place finish at the Raleigh Relays (3:53.81)...Was a participant in the outdoor version of the Pirates' distance medley relay unit which established a new ECU record with a time of 9:55.86.

Personal: Majoring in physical education...Son of David and Linda Dennish...Has a brother, Michael.