Cal Track & Field BIO
Matt Carpowich
Player Profile:
Matt Carpowich 1251133
Other Position: 800-5000
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Torrey Pines HS
Experience: High School
Freshman (2012): Led Cal with a time of 4:05.82 in the mile set at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... also ran a season-best 3:49.24 in the 1500m and showed his versatility by competing in the 3000m and 5000m during the year ... at the Pac-12 Championships, finished 15th in the 1500m (3:53.10) and 25th in the 5000m (15:10.07) ... did not run during the indoor season. Cross Country: Led the Bears in a pair of races during the 2012 fall season - 35th at the Pac-12 Championships and 109th at the Badger Invitational. High School: Captured the San Diego CIF title in the 1600m as a senior ... named his school's Most Outstanding Athlete as a junior and a senior ... helped his team to a pair of San Diego CIF championships ... set a school record in the 800m (1:51.99) ... other PRs included 4:05.72 in the 1600m, 4:07.15 in the mile and 8:59.96 in the 3200m ... the San Diego Union Tribune Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2011 ... played football for two seasons before switching to distance running. Personal: Born Oct. 2, 1992 ... parents are Skip and Terri Carpowich ... undeclared major.
Best Career Marks
Event       Mark   Date
1500m    3:49.24   March 31, 2012
Mile     4:05.82   April 28, 2012
3000m    8:34.77   April 14, 2012
5000m   14:19.33   April 6, 2012
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