Matthew Garrison
Matthew  Garrison

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bedford, Ind.

High School:
Bedford-North Lawrence

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 160

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
10/14/1995

05/13/2017

Carson Wins LJ Saturday at B1Gs

The Boilermakers are set up for an exciting finish at the Big Ten Championships

04/22/2017

T&F Sweeps Indiana at Rankin/Poehlein

The Boilermakers won 23 events on the day

04/01/2017

Benner Sets Record, T&F Has Big Day

The Boilermakers had big performances at three different meets

02/24/2017

Carson Wins Long Jump Title at B1Gs

Both teams are 10th after one day of action

02/02/2017

Meyo Invite Next for T&F

The Boilermakers head to Notre Dame for the two-day meet

2016 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Began competing as a multi after spending freshman year as a long and high jumper
  • Recorded a a point total of 5,111 in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships, the sixth highest total in program history, where he finished 14th
  • Won the triple jump at the Purdue vs. Indiana Dual
  • Finished with 6,795 points in the decathlon at the Big Ten Championships where he finished 12th. The point total ranks fourth in school history
  • Cleared a Purdue-best 2.06m (6-9.00) in the decathlon high jump, which was the second-best mark in the competition
  • Finished third in the long jump at the Rankin/Poehlein with a windy 7.60m (24-11.25)
  • Finished runner-up in the long jump at the Louisville Invite with a leap of 7.16m (23-6.00)

2015 (FRESHMAN)

  • Finished 12th in the long jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a leap of 7.07m (23-2.50)
  • Had a season-best long jump mark of 7.09m (23-3.25) at the Fred Wilt Invite where he was fourth
  • Jumped a windy 7.26m (23-10) at the Jim Click Shootout where he was third
  • Jumped a windy 7.21m (23-8) at the Bobcat Invitational where he finished sixth
  • Set a personal record in the high jump at the Gene Edmonds Cup with a mark of 1.95m (6-4.75).
  • Finished third in the long jump at the Gene Edmonds Cup and Jim Click Shootout
  • Placed second at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in the high jump with mark of 1.88m (6-2)


High School:
Four-time track and field letterwinner; All-state academic senior year; set six school records; made three state appearances; ranked fifth in state in long jump as a senior; second at state in long jump junior year; has a PR of 23'2" in the long jump; sectional champion in the 4x100m relay in 2012; finished 11th at state 4x400 relay; voted most valuable athlete all four years.

Personal: Matt Garrison was born on Oct. 14, 1995 to parents Rusty Garrison and Amy Jeffries; has three sisters, McKenna Garrison and twins Alivia and Avrie Jeffries; majoring in engineering.

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