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Matt Bruce
Matt Bruce

RS Senior

Oshawa, Ontario

High School:
R.S. McLaughlin Collegiate Institute

Last College:


Thirty-One Student-Athletes to Participate in Fall Graduation

The graduates represent 14 different teams.


Davidson Paces Women's Cross Country at NCAA Southeast Regionals

Freshman Madie Davidson has led the Cardinal women in five of their six races.


Cross Country Set for NCAA Southeast Regional

The men's 10K race begins at 10 a.m., and the women's 6K commences at 11:15 a.m.


Men's Cross Country Reappears in National Rankings

The Louisville men's team is No. 26 after placing third at the BIG EAST Championships.


Briggs Leads Women's Cross Country at BIG EAST Championships

Freshman Madie Davidson had a 65th-place finish as the team's second placewinner.



NCAA Southeast Regionals Cross Country



Men's Cross Country Greater Louisville Classic 2011



Men's Cross Country at NCAA Championships

2010 Cross Country: Only competed in one meet due to an injury ... ran in the Greater Louisville Classic, placing 27th ... was the fourth runner to cross the finish line.

2009-10 Track: USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team ... had extremely successful indoor and outdoor seasons ... ran three outdoor and three indoor events ... finished third at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 10,000m ... took sixth in the 5,000m at the league championships ... had a second-place showing in the 5,000m at the Border Battle ... checked in at third in the 1,500m at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational ... finished fifth in the 5,000m at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational ... finished the indoor season with back-to-back-to-back first-place finishes ... captured a pair of BIG EAST titles, taking first in the 3,000m and 5,000m ... was named the BIG EAST Men's Track Athlete of the Meet ... also won the 5,000m at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... took first at the Notre Dame Invitational in the mile ... was named the BIG EAST Male Track Athlete of the Week for performances at the Notre Dame Invitational ... set a personal record with a time of 4:06.78 ... opened the season with a first-place finish in the 3,000m at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational.

2009 Cross Country: Competed at the NCAA Cross Country National Championships ... had a 24th-place showing at the NCAA Southeast Regionals, earning all-region honors ... took 16th at the BIG EAST Championships ... crossed the finish line in 33rd at Pre-Nationals ... top Cardinal finisher at the Greater Louisville Classic with a fifth-place finish ... won the UW-Parkside Midwest Cross Country Open with a time of 24:26.3 ... placed third at the Mid-America Opener.

2008-09 Track: Competed in three outdoor and two indoor events ... placed fifth in the 10,000m and sixth in the 5,000m at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... took ninth in the 5,000m and 14th in the 3,000m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... finished first in the 3,000m at the Gene Edmonds Cup.

2008 Cross Country: Placed 30th at the NCAA Southeast Regionals to lead the team ... finished as the squad's third runner at Pre-Nationals and the BIG EAST Championships ... had a seventh-place showing at the Mid-America Opener.

At Clemson in 2007-08: Earned a bronze medal with a personal best time of 14:19.22 in the 5,000m at the 2008 Canadian Track and Field Championships ... placed 21st in the 5,000m at the 2008 ACC Outdoor Championships ... finished second in the outdoor 1500m at the Solid Orange Classic ... placed 25th in the mile and 31st in the 3,000m in the preliminaries at the 2008 ACC Indoor Championships ... finished 37th at the 2007 NCAA Southeast Regional Cross Country Championships ... time of 31:12.95 at the regional ranks sixth in Clemson history among first-year freshman ... crossed the finish line in 28th at the 2007 ACC Cross Country Championships ... 2007 Pan-American Junior Championships participant in the 5,000m.

Prep: Attended R.S. McLaughlin Collegiate and Vocational Institute ... two-time participant in the NACAC Cross Country Championships, finishing eighth in 2006 and 11th in 2007 ... member of Canada's Junior men's team at the 2007 IAAF World Cross Country Championships ... placed 11th, 13th and 13th at the 2005, 2006 and 2007 Canadian Cross Country Championships in the junior men's 8K race, respectively ... finished seventh at the 2007 Pan-American Junior Championships ... took fifth at the 2006 Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships in the 5,000m ... three-time team MVP in cross country and two-time in track ... earned junior boy's high school athlete of the year twice ... won six medals in OFSAA competition.

Personal: Son of Andrew and Diane Bruce ... birthday is Aug. 8 ... has two brothers ... majoring in business.

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