Matthew Rainey
Matthew Rainey
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Brentwood, Tenn.
High School: Ravenwood

2015-16
Cross Country - Kicked off his debut season at the Mount St. Mary's Duals, taking 25th in the field ... Hit a season's best 25:16.80 for 8000m at the Lehigh Paul Short Run ... Closed the season with a 34th-place performance at the Patriot League Championships (25:58.10).

Indoor Track - Competed in four meets during the indoor season ... Hit a season's best 4:21.66 in the mile, finishing seventh at the Terrapin Invitational ... Closed the season at the Patriot League Championships, finishing third with the DMR (10:01.47) and fifth with the 4x800m (7:35.05).

Outdoor Track - Raced primarily in the 800m and 1500m runs during the outdoor season ... Hit a top time of 1:52.39 at the Hopkins Loyola Invitational, crossing as the fourth finisher in the field ... Was the runner-up in the 1500m at the Spring Invitational with a season's best 3:54.96 ... Was a member of the 4x800m team at the Penn Relays ... Finished second at the Morgan State Legacy Meet, closing the 1500m in 3:55.65 ... Was a member of the fourth-place 4x800m team at the Patriot League Championships (7:34.04), and finished tenth as an individual in the 800m (1:53.14) ... Closed the season at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier, taking 15th in the 800m field (1:53.49).


 Ravenwood HS - Tennessee Class AAA state champion in the boys 800... Twice elected team captain of Brentwood's cross country and track squads... Ranked 6th in the state of Tennessee in the 800 with 1:53.74 clocking indoors... Mark of 1:52.34 posted at the Great Eight Invitational at Vanderbilt ranked 11th nationally at the time... Owns school records in the 800 and 1,600 (4:17.06c)... Also owns Raptors' school records in the 4x800 (7:54.46) and 4x1600 (18:21.11) and DMR (10:26.68)... Senior Class Treasurer and active in student council... Active in the Tennessee YMCA Youth in Government Program.

Personal - Has interned during summers with a local Criminal Court Judge... Member of leadership team for Youth About Business program... Pre-college PRs: 800 (1:52.34), 1,600 (4:23.44), 2-Mile (9:43.50), 5K (15:52).