Matt

Bowen

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Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Fresno, CA
High School: Buchanan HS
Major: Computer Science
Experience: 4 Letters

Bio

AS A SENIOR IN 2019
USTFCCCA All-America First Team (triple jump) ... USTFCCCA All-America Second Team (long jump) ... USTFCCCA All-West Region (long jump/triple jump) ... CCAA Championships Field Athlete of the Meet (5/4) ... CCAA Champion in both the long jump and triple jump ... All CCAA (long jump/triple jump) ... One of 13 UC San Diego Athletes of the Year ... Two-time UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (4/3 and 4/22) ... Set a new program record and personal record in the long jump at 25'2" (7.67) at Long Beach State's Beach Invitational (4/20) ... Placed eighth nationally in the triple jump with a best mark of 50'4.75" (15.36) at the NCAA Championships (5/24) ... Finished 10th overall in the long jump with a best leap of 24'9.25" (7.55) at the NCAA Championships (5/23) ... Placed first in the triple jump with a provisional-qualifying leap of 49'2.50" (15.00) at the CCAA Championships (5/4) ... Took first place in the long jump with a leap of 24'9.75" (7.56) at the CCAA Championships (5/3) ... Posted an automatic qualifying mark in the triple jump with a leap of 51'7.75" at the Ross and Sharon Irwin Scoring Meet (3/16). 

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2018
USTFCCCA All-America Second Team (long jump) ... USTFCCCA All-West Region (long jump and triple jump) ... CCAA Championships Field Athlete of the Meet ... CCAA champion in the long jump and triple jump ... CCAA Field Athlete of the Week (4/24) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (5/7).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017
Redshirted the season.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
USTFCCCA All-America Second Team (long jump) ... USTFCCCA All-Region (long jump, triple jump) ... CCAA champion (long jump, triple jump) ... All-CCAA (long jump, triple jump) ... CCAA Athlete of the Week (3/8) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (5/9) ... Placed 10th in long jump at his second NCAA Championships (5/27) with mark of 24'5.5" ... Won both long jump (23'8.25") and triple jump (49'3") at CCAA Championships ... Won long jump at All-UC Championship with personal-best mark of 25'0.5" ... Won triple jump at All-UC Championship with distance of 48'4.75".

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
All-American with sixth-place finish in the triple jump at first NCAA Championships (5/22), with personal-record leap of 50'5.25" ... USTFCCCA All-Region (long jump, triple jump) ... CCAA champion (triple jump) ... All-CCAA (long jump, triple jump) ... CCAA Freshman of the Year ... One of 10 UCSD Athletes of the Year ... San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for May (6/2) ... CCAA Athlete of the Week (2/17) ... Two-time UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (2/17 and 5/26) ... Won seven long jump and triple jump competitions during the season ... Tied the top all-time mark at UCSD and took third in the conference in the long jump with a 23'11.5" effort at the CCAA Championships (5/1) ... Produced an incredible college debut, achieving the second-highest mark in school history in the triple jump at the Soka Peace Invitational (2/14), of 49'11.25", winning the event while placing second in the long jump.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Buchanan High School in Clovis ... Team won the Three Rivers Athletic Conference four times and the CIF-Central Section three ... Named Outstanding Field Event Performer, All-Bee First Team and MVP by the Fresno Bee ... Also competed in soccer for the Bears.

PERSONAL
Born March 15 in Fresno ... Parents are John Bowen and Kathy Langston ... Computer Science major and Entrepreneurship and Innovation minor at Roosevelt College ... Aspires to enter the software engineering field after graduating from UC San Diego.

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