Matt  Moreno
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Atwater, Calif.

High School:
Buhach Colony HS '13

Height:
5-8

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

2014: Had season-best marks of 49.09 in the 400 and 22.15 in the 200... Ran on Aggies' 4x100 relay that finished 2nd (41.16) at season-opening Cal Opener... Took 2nd in 400 at Brutus Hamilton Challenge at Cal... Competed in 200, 400 and on 4x400 relay at Big West Championships.

BUHACH COLONY HS '13: Named Merced Sun-Star 2011 Male Track Athlete of the year after posting times of 11.08 in the 100 and 22.16 in the 200... Selected team MVP as a senior, most valuable sprinter as a junior and most improve sprinter as a freshman... Won CCC Championship in 100 and 200 in 2011, was 2nd in both events at CID-Sac-Joaquin Div. I Championships and then took 2nd in 200 (21.60) at Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet... Placed 9th in 200 at CIF State Championships... Won CCC Championship in 200 and as member of 4x100 as a senior... Buhach Colony's Salutatorian with a 4.14 GPA... California Scholarship Federation member.

PERSONAL: Born in Merced, Calif... Majoring in pharmaceutical chemistroy... Parents are Jose and Lurie Moreno... Sports hero is Justin Gatlin... Favorite facility he's competed at is Stanford's... Title of his autobiography would be, "Go, Speedy, Go"... Also has spaghetti the night before racing and a sports drink the day of competition... Career highlight was earning a berth at high school state championships as a sophomore.

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
200M 21.67 Big West Championships 05/15-05/16/15
400M 47.59 Causeway Classic Dual 05-01-15