Matthew Jones
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    Matthew Jones

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Ashtabula, Ohio

    High School:
    Lakeside

    Height:
    6-2

    Event:
    110m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles

    SOPHOMORE (2009): Member of the 4x100-meter relay team that earned all-conference honors at the MWC Outdoor Championships...squad finished third with a time of 41.03...that time is tied for the 10th-fastest time in Academy history...placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the conference championships with a career-best time of 52.44...that time was the best on the team during the outdoor season...also paced the Falcons in the 400-meter dash (48.55)...recorded that time at the Willie Williams Classic...ran a leg of the 4x400-meter relay team that recorded the fastest time of the season (3:15.86) at the Front Range Invitational...was a member of the five fastest relay teams at that distance...ran the 400-meter dash during the indoor season...clocked a season-best time of 49.93 at the MWC Indoor Championships...ran the leadoff leg of the fastest 4x400-meter relay team (3:17.77) of the season.

    FRESHMAN (2008): Clocked a time of 53.59 in the indoor 400-meter dash at the Air Force Invitational...participated in the 400-meter hurdles during the outdoor season...clocked a season-best time of 55.89 at the Front Range Invitational...also competed in the 110-meter hurdles, recording a season-best time of 16.20 at the Colorado Invitational.

    PERSONAL: Nickname is "Matty"...majoring in systems engineering management...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Honor NCO...hobbies include playing ping-pong...spent the summer at McGuire AFB, N.J., participating in Operation Air Force...also worked as the Group Staff Cadre during Basic Cadet Training for the Class of 2013...member of Cadet Squadron 22.

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