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Bentley University Falcons
146 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
Matt Powell
Matt Powell
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Charlton, Mass.
High School: St. John's (Shrewsbury)
Position: Hurdles/Sprints

Bentley’s Track & Field Rookie of the Year in 2013-14 … 2013 graduate of Saint John’s High School … majoring in economics-finance … Before Bentley: track team captain as a senior … also lettered in soccer … received Indoor Track and Field Pioneer Award at Saint John’s … Personal: age as of Dec. 1: 20 … son of Richard and Joanne Powell … has one sister, Liz (19), and three brothers, Thomas (27), Andrew (26) and Joe (17) … Thomas graduated from Bentley in 2010 … Andrew was a multi-event specialist at Bucknell and currently holds the Bucknell record in the heptathlon and the Patriot League record in the decathlon … Andrew also played soccer at Bucknell.

School Record: established school record in heptathlon with throw of 3,935 at 2014 Tufts Cupid Challenge … Rankings:  1st in indoor heptathlon (3,935), 5th in outdoor decathlon (4,980), 11th in indoor long jump (21’4.75”), 12th in outdoor long jump (20’7.75”) … Indoor Bests: 7.56 60m (2014 Tufts Cupid), 2:55.01 1000m (2014 New Englands), 9.54 60m hurdles (2014 New Englands), 5’10.75” high jump (GBTC and New Englands), 21’4.75” long jump (2014 BU Valentine’s), 27’6” shot (2014 Tufts Cupid), 11’1.75” pole vault (2014 New Englands), 3935 heptathlon (2014 Tufts Cupid) … Outdoor Bests: 11.98 (w) 100m (2014 Northeast-10), 54.68 400m (2014 UMass Multis), 4:57.64 1500m (2014 Northeast-10), 17.15 110m hurdles (2015 Stonehill Skyhawk Inv.), 5’10.75” high jump (2014 UMass Multis), 10’2” pole vault (2014 Northeast-10), 19’4.25” long jump (2014 Corsair Classic), 27’5.5” shot (2014 UMass Multis), 74’3” discus (2014 Northeast-10), 108’0” javelin (2014 Northeast-10), 4980 decathlon (2014 Northeast-10)  … 2015 outdoors: at the Northeast-10 championships, was 16th in the 110 hurdles (17.37) and 19th in the long jump (20’5”) … 2014-15 indoors: 17th in 60 hurdles (9.74) at NE-10’s … 2014 outdoors: named team’s Rookie of the Year … finished 4th in decathlon (4,980) at Northeast-10 Championships … NE-10 Rookie of the Week Apr. 22 following a fourth-place finish in decathlon (4,943) at UMass Multis … 2013-14 indoors: at the Northeast-10 Championships, was 10th in high jump (5’10.5”) and 11th in long jump (21’2.5”) … 10th in heptathlon (3,921) at New Englands with his score a school record … named  NE-10 Rookie of the Week Feb. 10 after setting PR in long jump (21’4.75”) at BU Valentine’s Invitational.

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