Matt Jorgensen
Matt Jorgensen
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pawling, N.Y.
High School: Pawling
Event(s): Distance

Personal Records: 5K (15:19.34).

Track & Field Career Stats

2016 Track & Field: Finished 5th in the 5,000m at the SUNYAC Outdoor Championships with a personal best time of 15:19.34 (5/7). 

Prior to Geneseo: Ran for the Pawling Cross Country/Track & Field under head coach Jack Power ... named all-league, all-county and all-state in high school ... team won the cross country championship in 2012 ... a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society ... finished in the top-10 of his high school class.

Personal: Matthew Hunter Jorgensen was raised in Pawling, N.Y. ... parents are Gina and Van Jorgensen ... has two siblings, Luke and Sami ... sister, Sami, ran cross country/track and field at the University of North Carolina ... studying biology ... enjoys camping, hiking and hockey ... favorite professional sports team is the New York Rangers and favorite professional athlete is Tyler Seguin ... started competing in track & field in seventh grade ... favorite athletic-related moment was winning the state championship with his cross country team during his senior year of high school ... credits all his coaches as having the most influence on his running career ... best advice he's received it, “Never be satisfied; there is always more to give.”