Matt Dorsey
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    Matt Dorsey

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Indianapolis, Ind.

    High School:
    Lawrence Central

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Distance

    07/23/2014

    Air Force Quartet Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

    Kobi Rex became the first member of the men's team to earn this award three straight times.

    07/09/2014

    Over 40 Falcons Earn MW Academic Honors

    The track and field team accounted for 41 of Air Force's 69 academic all-conference selections.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2013-14: Set two Freshman Class Records...impacted the Academy's top-10 standings in three events...qualified to the NCAA Outdoor Championships (West Preliminary) in the 1500-meter run...ran the third leg of the distance medley relay team that clocked an outdoor Academy-record time of 9:40.12 at the Penn Relays...clocked a freshman-record time of 3:45.74 in the 1500-meter run at the Bryan Clay Invitational...competed in that event during five meets...ran the 800-meter run once outdoors, finishing in 1:52.15 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational...scored for the Falcons in the mile during the Mountain West Indoor Championships by placing fifth with a time of 4:11.73 (adjusted for altitude)...set a Freshman Class Record in that event (career-best 4:08.10a) at the New Mexico Invitational...won the mile at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...debuted in 10th on the program's all-time list in the 800-meter run after posting a personal-best time of 1:51.32a at the Air Force Invitational...ran on the DMR squad that clocked the Academy's fifth-fastest indoor time (9:43.39) at the Iowa State Classic...competed in the 1000-meter twice, posting a career-best time of 2:27.83 to take second at the Holiday Inn Invitational...won that event during collegiate debut at the Air Force Holiday Open...earned the team's Newcomer of the Week award on four occasions...named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team...academic all-conference selection.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Lawrence Central High School...four-time New Balance Outdoor Nationals All-American...member of the 2012 national championship team in the 4xmile...state champion in the 800-meter run...also placed second in the 1600-meter run and mile at the state championship meets...won the 800-meter run at the Midwest Meet of Champions...clocked a season-best 800-meter time of 1:50.53 at the American Milers Club High Performance meet...that time was ranked 11th among the nation's high school seniors...finished seventh at the Indiana State Cross Country Championships...earned the Indiana High School Activity Association's Robert S. Hinshaw Mental Attitude Award...three-time member of the CYO City Basketball Championship team...prom king...graduated with a cumulative GPA of 4.2...received an A+ in film literature class.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Matthew Scott Dorsey...nickname is "The Mayor"...son of Mark and Melissa Dorsey...has two younger siblings, Madison and Maria...majoring in biology...after serving in the Air Force, future plans include becoming a forensic pathologist and track coach...served as Standardization and Evaluation Clerk...maintained high standards in the squadron...hobbies include playing basketball, watching basketball, talking about basketball, eating and getting money...led Boise State to a national championship in College Hoops 2k8 on the PS3...completed Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...also jumped out of a plane in AM 490, went snorkeling in Indiana and ran...member of Cadet Squadron 40.

    Inside Track & Field