Brandon Matthies
Brandon Matthies

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glen Ellyn, Ill.

High School:
Glenbard South

Event:
Mid-Distances



High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner in track and field and soccer at Glenbard South High School.

Three-time Illinois high school state championship qualifier, earning fourth in the 4x400- and 4x800-meter relays as a senior.

Named the soccer team MVP in both his junior and senior seasons.

Personal: Brandon Frank Matthies was born Oct. 17, 1988, in Chicago, Ill. ... Is the son of Paul (deceased) and Anne Matthies ... His twin brother, Ben, also competes for the Purdue cross country and track and field teams ... Enjoys soccer, basketball and raquetball ... Intends to major in industrial management.