| Matthew Carnes
Marine Vertebrate Biology
Indoor: Posted a season-best distance of 13.49 meters in the shot put at the NYU Last Chance Meet (2/26) ... Threw a season-best 14.30 in the weight throw at NYU Last Chance Meet (2/26).
Outdoor: Posted a season-best distance of 13.51 meters in the shot put and 56.66 in the javelin at the Bryant Quad Meet (3/30).
Indoor: Posted a season-best distance of 13.35 meters in the shot put at the Metropolitan Championships (1/29)... finished sixth in the shot put with a distance of 12.62 at the Gotham Cup (1/16)... took fourth in the shot put at the Fordham Invite (12/5).
Outdoor: Threw a season-best distance of 12.11 meters in the shot put at the America East Championship (5/3)... won the shot put at the Quinnipiac Classic (4/8) while taking second in the javelin and third in the discus.
High School: Four-time letterwinner at Hillsborough High School in track & field... was named school's MVP in 2008... named second-team all-county and all-area in shot put (winter 2008)... named first-team all-county in shot put, second-team in discus and third-team in javelin (spring 2008).
Personal: Matthew J. Carnes... born December 11, 1989... son of Frances and Curtis Carnes... brother Jon played football at Rutgers (2003-05) and University of Massachusetts (2005-07)... a marine vertebrate biology major.