Matthew Basin
Matthew Basin
Height: 5-8
Weight: 125
Year: So.
Hometown: Wesley Chapel, Fla.
High School: Wiregrass Ranch HS
Major: Criminal Justice

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)
Track -
Competed in eight meets in his sophomore track campaign... Ran a mix of middle distance and long distance events... Placed in the top 20 at the UNF Invite 5000 m. run with a time of 18:54.90... Set a personal record in the 5000 m. with a time of 18:24.32 at the Tampa Distance Carnival. 

AS A FRESHMAN (2012)
Cross Country -
Competed in all seven of the Lions' regular season races... Earned a personal best 8K time of 30:13.70 at the 2012 Sunshine State Conference Championships.

CAREER
Attended Wiregrass Ranch High School…Ran varsity cross country and track & field for four seasons… Awarded Sunshine Athletic All-Conference accolade…Coaches Award winner…Cross country team captain…Ran a personal-best 5K time of 17:48…Set personal record in the mile at 4:59….Sprinted the 800m at a time of 2:16.

PERSONAL
Born November 4 in Tampa, Fla. …Criminal Justice major…Hobbies include spending time with family and friends, the movies, and running…His career goal is to commission into the U.S. Army and join the Military Intelligence branch…Believes his hard work and determination are his best assets to the team…Names David Ortiz, among others, as his favorite athlete…Lists the Florida Gators, among others, as his favorite team…Chose Saint Leo because it offered the right balance of academics and athletics…Son of Michael and Patricia Basin…Has one sister, Jessica…Has one brother-in-law, Kurt Able…Brother-in-law, Kurt, ran track &field and cross country at Virginia Military Institute.