Senior records 5725 points
Filip leads heptathlon after opening day
Senior grabs top C-USA point total this season
Breaks own school record
Totals 6972 points
*USATF Junior Championship fifth place finisher (2017)
Rice All Time Ranking (as of January 1, 2018)
AT MAJOR MEETS
2017 C-USA Indoor Championships – 6th, Mile, 4:10.03
2017 C-USA Indoor Championships-3rd, Distance Medley Relay
2017 C-USA Outdoor Championships – 11th, 1500, 3:59.08
2017 USATF Junior Nationals-5th, 1500, 3:53.25
Mile – 4:10.03, C-USA Indoor Championships (2/19/17)
800-1:53.82, Cougar Spring Break Invitational (3/16/17)
1500 – 3:51.96, Occidental (5/6/17)
Indoor: Clocked in at 4:10.03 at the C-USA Indoor Championships, good for a sixth place finish...placed first in the distance medley race at the Howie Ryan Invitational with a time of 10:26.88...finished third in the distance medley race at the C-USA Indoor Championships, earning All-Conference honors. Outdoor: Finished first at the Cougar Spring Break Invitational in the 800m race, with a time of 1:53.82...placed second at the 66th Annual TSU Relays in the 1500m race...at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, clocked in at 3:59.08 in the 1500m race, earning him 11th place.
Graduated from Pearland Dawson HS where he ran mid-distance and distance events and competed in swimming.
Full name: Matthew Alexander Murray...Parents: Sean and Shannan Murray (two brothers, one sister)...Rice College: McMurtry...Major: Mechanical Engineering.