Matt Schiffbauer Qualifies for NCAA Championships
Matt Schiffbauer has been named Marshall Athlete of the Week
Finishes in the Top-150
Senior Runner to Race at NCAA Championships
Thomas Paces the Women
2011:Competed in 5 of the Herd's 6 races and finished first for his team in all of them... Was the first Marshall runner in over 30 years to qualify and compete in the NCAA Championships... Finished 10thout of 183 runners at the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional... Placed 6that the C-USA Cross Country Championships with a season-best 8k time of 24:09.8... Finished first overall at the Evansville Invitational out of 122 runners and led his team to a top-3 finish... Placed 6thout of 240 runners at the Greater Louisville Classic.
2010: Finished in the Top-10 in every race this season besides the NCAA Regional Meet in which he withdrew... Won the Evansville Invitational as he was 17 seconds clear of second place, crossing the line in 24:12... Was second at the Greater Louisville Classic with a time of 24:45... Placed third at the Conference USA Championship Meet with his fastest time of the year at 23:42... First-Team All-Conference USA Selection.
2009: Led Marshall in every race... Placed seventh at EKU invitational... Was sixth at the Mel Brodt Invitational... Second at the Greensboro Invitational... Won the Furman Invitational and the Evansville Invitational... Named Conference USA Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week three times (Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 20)... All-Conference USA Second Team... All-Region District II Team.
2008: Finished 10th at the Mel Brodt Invitational in 26:47... Helped the Herd finish third at the Furman Invitational with a sixth place finish... Placed 15th at the C-USA Championships... Was the top Marshall runner at the regional championships... Named third team all-conference
Prior to Marshall: Finished seventh at the 2007 Cross Country Championships... Ran track finishing third in the 4x800 at the West Virginia State Tournament... Earned fourth place at the 2008 Cross Country Championships... Posted a personal best of 9:41 in the two-mile run.
Personal: Born August 19, 1990... Son of Lois Schiffbauer.