Matt Edwards
Matt Edwards
Year: SR/SR
Hometown: Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Position: Distance
Last School: Barry Comprehensive School
Experience: TR

2017 Outdoor

  • Finished fifth in 5000m at OVC Championships in 15:12.09
  • Set 5000m season and personal best 14:53.53 at Florida Relays to take 26th

2016-17 Indoor

  • Finished sixth in mile (4:15.54) and 14th in 3000m (8:53.22) at OVC Championships
  • Set mile season and personal best 4:15.17 at Music City Challenge to take 11th
  • Set 3000m season and personal best 8:30.92 in taking seventh at Thundering Herd Invitational

Prior to Belmont

Spent three years at Cardiff Metropolitan University under coach James Thie ... Captain of Cross Country team ... Helped CMU to a third place finish at the British University Cross Country championships ... Prepped at Barry Comprehensive School ... Served as captain of BCS soccer, cross country and track and field teams ... Represented Wales at the national level.


Interested in majoring in Sport Administration ... Favorite athlete is Matt Centrowitz.

Personal Records

1500m (Outdoor): 3:53.63
5000m (Outdoor): 14:37.08
3000m (Indoor): 8:19.39*
Mile (Indoor): 4:14.17
5K (XC): 15:25.6
8K (XC): 25:28.9

*School record