Matt Edwards
Matt Edwards
Year: Senior
Hometown: Barry, Wales, UK
Last School: Cardiff Metropolitan University
Experience: 2L


  • Won his first collegiate race to start season at Belmont Opener 5K in 15:25.35
  • Ran 8K PR to place 47th at Louisville Classic in 24:34.0
  • Did not compete at OVC Championships or NCAA South Region meets due to illness


  • Finished 53rd at NCAA South Division Region 10K in 32:06.8
  • Placed 12th at OVC Championships 8K in 25:31.6
  • Took second in Bruins debut at Belmont Opener 5K in 15:25.6
  • Set 8K season and personal best 25:28.9 at Joe Piane Invitational to finish 38th

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
3000m (Indoor): 8:19.39*
5000m (Outdoor): 14:37.08
Mile (Indoor): 4:14.17
5K (XC): 15:25.35
8K (XC): 24:34.0

*School record