Cross Country at Mark Covert Classic - Aug. 30, 2014
Photos by Jeff Golden
Junior (2016-17) Competed in six races in cross country … Placed 8th at Mark Covert Classic with a time of 25:45.1 (Sept. 3) … Took 13th with a time of 26:09.0 at the WCC Preview (Sept. 17) … Crossed the finish line 41st overall at the Bronco Invitational at 24:39.3 (Oct. 15).
Sophomore (2015-16) In cross country... competed in four meets... season best time of 25:39.3 in an 8k was at the Santa Clara Invitational (Oct. 17).
Freshman (2014-15) In cross country... competed in three meets... season best time of 25:25 in an 8k at the Stanford Invitational... In track... best times included 4:14.06 in the 1,500m at the Triton Invitational (Apr. 25), 9:02.20 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular (Feb. 21) and 15:36.37 in the 5,000m at the Ben Brown Invitational (Mar. 14).
High School... Competed in cross country and track at Rancho Cucamonga High School... was a team captain of his cross country team as a junior and senior... three-time All-Baseline League selection... two-time all-area... San Bernardino County Individual Champion in 2012 and 2013... 2011 Nike Cross Nationals Team Qualifier... 2011 CIF State Division I third place team finish... 2011 CIF Southern Section Division I team runner-up... captained his track team as a junior and senior... two-time All-Baseline League honoree... Baseline League Champion in the two-mile in 2013 and 2014... Baseline League Champion in the one-mile in 2014... Honor Roll student... All-American Scholar-Athlete.
Personal... Mathew Paul Holton was born Nov. 2, 1995 in Upland, CA... parents are Shana and Mathew Holton... father, Mathew, played soccer at Long Beach State... has on solder sister, Kelsi, and a younger sister, Erin... History major at LMU.