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Matthew Bishop
Matthew Bishop
Height: 5-9
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Morristown, Tenn.
High School: West

Matthew comes to Tech from Morristown West High School where he established himself as a competitor on the track...brings a winning attitude to the squad...also an achiever in the classroom.

AT TECH - (In 2010): Matthew was stellar and consistent in his first season on the Tech squad...ran in all six meets of the cross country season...placed first on the team in the early races of the season, at Sewanee and Western Kentucky...finished the last four meets second on the squad...achieved his best time of 26:54.82 at Evansville.

HIGH SCHOOL: Matthew ran for coach Raymond Farmer at Morristown West...in addition to four letters in cross country, he also received one letter in track...earned all-conference honors all four seasons and helped the cross country win four conference championships and three region crowns... at the state meet, he was instrumental in the team’s steady rise from seventh place in his freshman season, to fourth and second the next two years, culminating in a state championship as a senior...also an achiever in academics, graduating with first honors.

PERSONAL: The son of Thomas and Barb Bishop...born April 26, 1992...enrolled in general curriculum...brother Chris is a sophomore on the Tech cross country squad.