Photos from the third day of competition at the 2008 Big Ten Outdoor Championships.
1,500-meter run: 3:50.36
3K Steeplechase: 9:18.72
5,000-meter run: 14:34.90
Qualified for the finals of the 1,500-meter run at the 2008 Big Ten Outdoor Championships, where he finished 10th overall.
Clocked his top 1,500-meter run time of 3:50.42 to win the 2008 Spec Towns National Team Invitational.
Ran the anchor leg of the Boilermakers' bronze-medal winning distance medley relay team at the 2008 Big Ten Indoor Championships.
Posted the Boilermakers' top 3,000-meter steeplechase and 5,000-meter run times of the season.
Matthew Samuel De Silva was born Nov. 3, 1987, in Guelph, Ontario
Is the son of Marc De Silva and Janet Zohorsky.
Has two brothers, Chris and Greg.
Enjoys music and playing the trombone.
Majoring in management.