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Matt Poulsen Athlete Profile

Matt Poulsen

Position: Distance Height: 5-11 Weight: 145 Hometown: South Jordan


Parents are Robert and Jane...Married to Elaina Larsen...Served a two-year LDS Church mission in California...Imitates birds, can do meadowlark best...Majoring in Pre-Physical Therapy.

Before BYU

All-State in the 3200m...Coached by Jeff Arbogast at Bingham High School...5th in high school graduating class...Member of the National Honor Society.


Member of the 1997 WAC championship cross country team...led BYU in 5000m in 1998 outdoor...Academic All WAC scholar athlete...WAC indoor champion in 1998 in the 5000m...Best Marks: 8000m - 24:49, 5000m - 14:23, 1500m - 3:48.