Cross Country Sports Standout – Matthew Short


Matthew Short

Favorite Memory: My favorite memory was winning the region championship to qualify for the state finals. It was on a brutal course with over 500 ft of elevation gain that I’ve run on since middle school, so it was especially meaningful to win for my last time there.
Achievements: (combined with track) 4x All OAA, OAA champion, 2x state qualifier, Regional Champion, All State, 4x MVP, School record holder in multiple events
Years Played: 7 in total, 4 on varsity.
College: Either Carnegie Mellon University orUniversity of Michigan, Major: Computer Science, running on the track and cross country team
Quote: If someone is going to beat me, they’re going to have to bleed to do it. – Steve Prefontaine