Matthew Anderson Athlete Profile

Matthew Anderson

Matthew Anderson
Positions: Triple Jump, Jumps Height: 6-1 Weight: 179 Roster Years: 2003-2006 Hometown: Twin Falls

Personal

Born February 1982 in Reno, Nev. ... parents are Roy and Lynn Anderson ... served in the Brazil Belo Horizonte West Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... married to Susan and has son, Peter ... majoring in accounting.

Before BYU

Three-time Idaho State Champion in the triple jump ... holds school record in the triple jump with a 48-01.

Stats

BEST MARKS: TJ - 49-06.25, LJ - 23-10.75



2003 | Freshman Year

Finished first in the triple jump (46-03.5) at the Olympic Oval Invitational ... placed tenth in the long jump (21-08.75) and second in the triple jump (47-01.5) at the Husker Invitational ... finished first in both the long jump (23-05.25) and the triple jump (48-08) at the BYU Invitational ... placed sixth in the long and fifth in the triple jumps at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships ... was named Athlete of the Week.

2004 | Sophomore Year

Placed first in the long jump (22-04.50) at the Olympic Oval ... finished sixth in the triple jump at the MWC Indoor Championships with a jump of 47-00.75 ... won the triple jump at the Cal Poly Invitational with a regional-qualifying jump of 49-06.25 ... captured first in the long jump with a jump of 23-10.75 at the BYU Cougar Invite ... took fourth in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... placed 14th at Regionals in the triple jump ... named MWC Scholar Athlete, Academic All-MWC and Academic All-American.

2005 | Junior Year

Finished fourth in the triple jump at the MWC Indoor Championships (48-06.00) ... placed third in the long jump at the Arizona State Invitational with a jump of 23-03.25 ... took second in the triple jump at the Arizona State Invitational (47-11.75) and the BYU Outdoor Invitational (49-02.50) ... won the long jump at the BYU Outdoor Invitational with a jump of 23-04.25 ... took third in the triple jump at the MWC Outdoor Championships with a jump of 49-00.75 ... named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC.

2006 | Senior Year

Finished 10th in the long jump at the UW Indoor Invitational with a jump of 21-11.0 ... finished fourth in the triple jump at the UW Indoor Invitational with a jump of 47-06.0 ... won the MWC Indoor Championship long jump title with a jump of 23-01.5 ... placed fourth in the triple jump at the MWC Indoor Championships with a jump of 48-01.5 ... took third in the long jump (22-11.0) fifth in the triple jump (46-02.75) at the UCLA Invite ... placed first in the triple jump (49-02.5) and second in the long jump (23-01.25) at the BYU invite ... won first place in the triple jump (48-05.5) and first in the long jump (24-06.25) at the Robison Invitational ... placed third in the long jump (23-07.5) and fourth in the triple jump (47-08.0) at the MWC Championship meet ... competed in the Long jump (23-03.25) at the NCAA West regional meet ... named All-Academic Athlete by USTF Coaches Assoc. and Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center.