Matthew Johnston Athlete Profile

Matthew Johnston

Matthew Johnston
Position: Throws Height: 6-5 Weight: 220 Roster Years: 2004 | 2007 Hometown: West Linn

Personal

Born in Portland, Ore., ... parents are David and Beverly Johnston ... served in the Chile, Santiago East Mission ... sister competed at BYU as a heptathlete for four years ... father was a member of the BYU track & field and football teams ... enjoys auto restoration and watching movies ... majoring in finance.

Before BYU

Lettered four years in track and lettered in football ... all-league selection as a defensive end ... was tenth in the nation for the high school boys javelin throw ... set district record (203-02) in the javelin ... placed eighth in state and seventh in nationals ... received the CIM award

Stats

Best Marks: Javelin 206-11.75



2004 | Freshman Year

Captured fourth in the javelin with a regional qualifying throw of 206-11.75 at the Cal Poly Invitational ... finished second in the javelin with a throw of 200-01 ... took fifth in the javelin at the Mesa Track & Field Classic ... placed third in the javelin at the Sun Angel Classic ... placed fourth in the javelin with a throw of 193-00.50 at the Robison Invitational ... captured second in the javelin with a throw of 201-04.25 at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... took 13th in the javelin at the NCAA Regional Championships.

2007 | Sophomore Year

Didn't compete indoor ... threw a season-best 187 feet 6.5 inches to place fifth in the javelin at the Monterey, Mexico meet ... took third in the javelin at the Cougar Invitational ... competed in the javelin at the UCLA Rafer Johnson meet ... came in third in the javelin at the Robison Invitational ... won the javelin (175 feet 7 inches) at the Weber Twilight meet.