Matt Council
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lodi, Calif.

High School:
Lodi HS '06

Last College:
UC Santa Barbara

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
Sprints

Major:
Exercise Biology

2010: Competed primarily in 200 and 400, appearing in three meets for each... Finished 3rd in 400 (47.63) at Sun Angel Classic, moving into 4th in school history... Ran fastest 200 of 21.91 at Cal-Nevada state meet, three weeks after posting a then-PR of 22.03 at Stanford... Ran indoor 400 of 48.61 at Husky Classic... Member of Aggies' 4x400 squad in four meets, posting season-best 3:11.22 at Sun Angel.

2009: Placed 4th in 400 (48.28) at Big West Conference Championships... Led off 4x400 relay to runner-up finish (school-record 3:10.28) at conference as well... Recorded 200 PR of 22.08 at Mondo Invitational... Went 48.42 in Cal-Nevada 400 prelim heat, barely missing Aggie all-time outdoor top 10 list.

2008: Redshirted.

2007: Finished 4th in 200 (22.22), 8th in 400 (53.06) at Div. I Independent Championships... Hit season-best 200 of 21.84 during Fresno State dual... Best 400 was 48.64 at Aggie Open... Also ran 100 three times, including 10.90 in Cal-Nevada State Championships prelims... Member of both Aggie relays, including anchor leg of 3:13.20 at Cal-Nevada meet... That mark ranks 3rd in school record book... Saw action in two indoor meets, running season-best 60 of 7.02, 3rd in Aggie indoor history.

UC SANTA BARBARA: Attended fall quarter only.

LODI HS '06: Three-sport standout, earning All-San Joaquin Athletic Association honors in track, soccer and football... Finished 5th in 200 (22.18), 7th in 100 (11.10) at Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet as a senior... Hit prep PR of 10.81 in Masters prelims... Was 3rd in 200, 5th in 100 at sections to advance... Placed 3rd in 400 (49.34) at CIF-SJS meet as a junior... Earned All-SJAA and All-Area as a kicker in football, helping team win section title as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Stockton, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Jeffrey & Jody Council... Jeffrey played football at Pacific... Career highlight was kicking game-winning 37-yard field goal in final second to help LHS claim section playoff win... Serves as one of five Student-Athlete Advisory Committee officers for 2009-10.