Matthew Garvin
Matthew Garvin
Height: 6-0
Weight: 145
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
High School: Thousand Oaks HS
Events: Distance

2015 (Track & Field)
Clocked a time of 4:24.42 in the 1500m at the SCIAC Championships (May 2)…also competed in the 5000m where he placed 41st overall with a time of 16.33.25…named to the SCIAC All-Academic team…inducted into the CLU Scholar Athlete Society for the third time.

2014 (Cross Country)
Competed in four cross country meets as a senior…fastest 8K came at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (Oct. 4) with a time of 28:29.10…ran a SCIAC Championship (Nov. 1) time of 29:13.50…named to the SCIAC All-Academic team.


2013 (Track & Field)
Took 20th at the SCIAC Championships in the 5000 meter race with a season-best time of 15:43.02…took seventh at the SCIAC No. 2 in the same event with a time of 16:01.67…ran a time of 15:56.89 at the Occidental Distance Carnival…inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society for the first time.


2013 (Cross Country)
Was CLU's second best finisher at the NCAA West Regionals, finishing in a time of 27.48.14 (Nov. 16)…was the Kingsmen's top finisher at the SCIAC Championships, coming in 32nd overall after clocking a time of 27:33.70 (Nov. 2)…inducted into CLU Scholar Athlete Society for second time…selected to the SCIAC All-Academic Team…earned USTFCCCA All-Academic recognition.


2012 (Cross Country)

Placed 35th at the SCIAC Championships in a time of 27:47.49 to lead the CLU runners…ran a 25:59.53 at the West Regionals to place 45th…ran his fastest 6K time of the season, 27:03.8, at the 2012 Pomona-Pitzer Invitational…inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society for the first time.


2011 (Cross Country)
Led Cal Lutheran during his collegiate debut at the Cal State Fullerton Opener (Sept. 3) earning a top-100 finish overall…completed the 8k course in a time of 27:38.6…took 55th at the SCIAC Multi-Duals (Oct. 15)…finished 70th at the SCIAC Championships (Oct. 29) completing the 8k course in 29:24.35…finished 75th overall with a time of 27:30.3 at the NCAA Division III West Regional Cross Country Championships (Nov. 12).


Thousand Oaks High School
Graduated from Thousand Oaks High School in 2011…earned four varsity letters as a member of the Lancers cross country team…ran track and field for four years and earned two varsity letters and played one year of basketball…earned Third Team All-Marmonte League honors in 2011…member of CIF championship team…same squad finished runner-up in state…member of Marmonte League champion teams in 2008 and 2011…ranked No. 10 in the nation during the 2008 season.

Full name: Matthew Carl Garvin…born on March 22, 1993 in Tarzana, Calif.…son of Lynne and Carl Garvin…has two brothers…twin brother Daniel ran HS cross country and track…younger brother Chris currently competes in both as well as basketball…family currently resides in Thousand Oaks, Calif.…has volunteered coaching cross country at Thousand Oaks HS…majoring in communication.

Movies: Lord of the Rings, Warrior
Music: Twenty One Pilots, Foster the People
Food: Pasta
Sport (other): Spikeball
Pro Teams: Los Angeles Lakers
Pro Athletes: Galen Rupp, George Gervin, Sasha Vujacic
Magazine: Sports Illustrated
Color: Green
Number: 4
TV Shows: Breaking Bad, Community
Super Hero: Batman
Video Game: FIFA
Hobby: Driving David home
If he could visit anywhere it would be: New Zealand