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Erin Matyus
Position: Distance
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bethleham, Pa.
High School: Liberty HS

2009 OUTDOOR TRACK - Had season-best time of 2:13.51 in the 800 meters at the Bison Outdoor Classic, finished fourth... placed fifth in the Maryland Invitational in the 800 meters with a time of 2:13.76... had Maryland's second-best mark of the season and season-best in the 1,500 meters at 4:33.44 at the ACC Championship preliminaries, placed 11th... finished fourth at the Maryland Twilight in the 1,500 with a time of 4:33.58... finished 12th in the ACC Championships at 4:42.90 in the 1,500... was part of the distance medley relay that finished third in the Penn Relays with a time of 11:49.75.

2009 INDOOR TRACK - Placed first in the 1,000 meters at 2:56.90 at the Patriot Games, Terps' seventh-fastest time in history... had season-best time in the mile of 4:59.26 at the Virginia Tech Elite, finishing fifth... placed 16th in the mile at the ACC Championships at 5:07.61... had Maryland's top mark in the 1,000 meters all season... part of distance medley relay team that finished first at the Virginia Tech Elite at 11:43.31, the Terps' second-best time on the books.

2008 CROSS COUNTRY - Ran in the three final events for the Terps and finished first among Maryland runners in two of the three events... was the first Terp over the line, covering the 6K in 21:59 at the George Mason Invitational, placing 5th overall... finished first overall and on the team at the Princeton Invitational with a time of 22:02.5... placed first on the team and 35th at the ACC Championships in 21:47.9... finished 50th overall and 4th on the team with a time of 23:31...placed third at the ECAC Championships with a time of 18:08.

2008 OUTDOOR TRACK - Finished 7th in the 800 meters at the Shamrock Invitational with a time of 2:16.80... placed 8th in the event in 2:19.84 at the Mason Invitational... had the top time on the team in the 1,500 meters, running 4:35.28 at the Princeton Elite to place 2nd... finished 4th in the event at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 4:40.65...was a member of the 4x400 relay team that placed 5th at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 4:02.13...competed on the distance medley team that ranked 3rd at the Shamrock Invitational with a time of 12:11.81.

2008 INDOOR TRACK - Placed 19th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:17.62 at the Virginia Tech Challenge...had the top time on the team in the mile... finished 6th with a IC4A qualifying time of 5:00.30 at the New Balance Collegiate... placed 17th at the ECAC Championships with a time of 4:58.61 and 6th at the Penn State National Invite...competed in the 3,000 meters and placed 7th at the Maryland Invitational in 10:30.68... was a member of the IC4A qualifying distance medley relay team that placed 8th at the ACC Championships (11:58.44).

2007 CROSS COUNTRY - Ran in the final three events of the season for the Terrapins, finishing second among Maryland runners in each... Placed 40th at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional at Lehigh, helping Terps place eighth as a team... Covered 6K course in 21:37, her best time of the season... Finished 41st individually at the ACC Championships in Virginia in 22:49.1... Placed 11th overall in 21:40 as the Terps won the Leopard Invitational at Lafayette.

2007 OUTDOOR TRACK - Placed fourth in the 800 meters at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 2:16.71... posted an eighth-place finish at the Patriot Open with a time of 2:16.93... ran a 4:44.68 in the 1,500 meters at the Duke Asics Invitational and placed 39th... finished ninth in the event at the Disney World Invitational with a time of 4:47.02... was a member of Maryland's ECAC-qualifying 4x800 relay team that placed 14th at the Penn Relays.

2007 INDOOR TRACK - Qualified for the ECAC Championships with Maryland's top mile time of the season when she placed third at the New Balance Collegiate with a time of 5:00.49... finished 17th at the ECAC Championships, running the mile in 5:01.79... posted a time of 5:02.66 on the banked track at the Virginia Tech Challenge and placed 11th... placed sixth in the 800 meters at the Terrapin Invitational with a time of 2:21.52.

2006 CROSS COUNTRY - Improved as the season went on, finishing in the team top four in the Terps' final five events... placed 22nd overall at the Tribe Invitational with a time of 23:12.9... finished 41st overall at the Spiked Shoe Invitational with a time of 23:07.9... ended the season with a 27th overall finish (18:44.0) at the ECAC Championships, second-best among Maryland runners.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Participated in cross country, track, swimming, and soccer at Liberty (PA) High School... held records for her high school in 4x400, 800m, 4x800 and placed seventh in state championship in 4x400 ... also swam in high school and held multiple records and an All-American in 200 and 400 free relay... was secretary for student government and National Honor Society ... transferred from Colorado State University where she redshirted as part of the cross country and track program... track coach in high school was Bill Ruth... top pre-collegiate marks include a 5:15 mile, 18:36 in the 5,000 and 2:14 in the 800.

PERSONAL - Born in Allentown, Pa... daughter of Jeanette and Jeff Matyus ... has two siblings, Jocelyn and Devin... enjoys reading, horseback riding... majoring in animal science.


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