Matt Popielarz
Matt Popielarz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Saginaw, Mich.

High School:
Heritage

Event:
Distance

Elig. (In/Out):
SO/SO


Last Updated ... June 21, 2013

At Michigan ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2011, '13).

R-Sophomore (I/O) (2013)... Outdoor... Did not compete in any meets... Indoor... Did not compete in any meets.

(2012) ... Did not compete for U-M.

Freshman (2011) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Finished third in the 5,000-meter run at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) ... made collegiate track and field debut against Ohio State in "The Dual" (Jan. 15), running the 800-meter run and the mile run.

Prep ... Graduated from Heritage High School (2010) ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll ... Earned All-Saginaw Valley League, all-county and all-region honors in cross country as a senior (2009) ... Contributed to Heritage HS' runner-up finish at the 2008 Michigan D1 state meet ... Claimed fourth place in the outdoor 1600m and eighth in the indoor 1600m at the 2010 Michigan state meets ... Also earned all-state honors in the 4x800m relay (2009) with a Saginaw Area record time of 7:52.4.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on March 25, 1992 ... Son of Donald and Deanna Popielarz.

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Time Date
800m (I) 1:58.85# (1:59.75) 1/22/11
Mile (I) 4:21.03 2/11/11
5,000m (I) 15:47.04# (15:50.84)

2/19/11

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