Matt Pinson
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    Matt Pinson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Prosser, Wash.

    High School:
    Prosser HS

    Event:
    Shot Put, Hammer

    2006: Recorded a career-best weight throw (49'11¼") at the Air Force Invitational...that was the third-best distance on the team...also tallied the team's third-best shot put mark of the season with a 47'3" at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships...posted a distance of 44'4¼" in the outdoor shot put at the Don Kirby Invitational...recorded a throw of 152'6" in the hammer throw at the Ris Westen Air Force Twilight Meet

    2005: Recorded the second-best pound weight throw of the season, with a 42'6" at the Air Force Invitational...posted the team's third-best shot put of the indoor season at 48'3¼" (Air Force Open)...set a season-best outdoor shot put mark of 48'1¾" at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...tossed a 147'11" in the hammer throw at the Don Kirby Invitational...both marks were the team's third-best distances of the season

    HIGH SCHOOL: Member of the track team...earned all-conference honors...competed at the state championships...also a member of the football team...collected numerous conference and state awards, as well as academic awards...member of the National Honor Society

    PERSONAL: Son of Jim and Cathy Pinson...is an only child...majoring in physics...will be attending pilot training directly after graduation...Dean's List honoree...currently serving as Academic Officer for squadron...named to the academic all-MWC list...honored as a MWC Scholar-Athlete.

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