Matt Cameron

PositionMid-Distance
Height6-3
Weight157
HometownMadison, Miss.
Prev. SchoolMississippi State (Madison-Ridgeland Academy)

Pre UCCS Notes:

Notes Before UCCS: Nike Outdoor All-American in the mile in 2007 ... Mississippi record holder in the Mile ... 2011 Newsom award for outstanding student athlete in track and cross country at Mississippi State ... Mississippi two-time 3A state champion in 3200-meter run ... four-time all-MPSA for cross country ... 1600- and 800-meter run state champion ... won 2006 MPSA State Cross Country individual crown.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Business ... Parents Herman and Becky Cameron ... Two Siblings, Philip and Loren ... enjoys cycling, hiking and frisbee.

Stories featuring Matt Cameron

August 6, 2012Men Pick Up USTFCCCA All-Academic Team AwardNEW ORLEANS – University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's indoor and outdoor track and field teams were one of five RMAC teams and one of 41 NCAA Division II teams to earn All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The Mountain Lions earned the award after a team cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or greater.
August 1, 2012Four Mountain Lion Men Earn Scholar-Athlete HonorsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - UC-Colorado Springs student-athletes Matt Cameron, Mike English, Alan Ford and Jonathan Wright earned Scholar-Athlete honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association late last week. The Mountain Lion quartet were among the 164 NCAA Division II student-athletes to earn the honor.
May 1, 2012California to Kansas...and back again.Getting things started for the mountain lions were several of the middle and long-distance squad who traveled to Lawrence, Kansas for the KU Relays. Despite swirling winds during the Thursday and Friday evening sessions of the three day meet, several of the UCCS runners recorded personal or season bests. Highlights from the meet included Alexa Urban running a season best in the 800 meters of 2:15.66 to rank her fifth in the RMAC. Ryan Derrick placed sixth among college runners in the 3000 meter steeplechase, Mike English was the seventh placing collegian in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:02.19 which is number five on the UCCS all-time performance list.
April 16, 2012Mountain Lion Tracksters Find Mid-Season FormThe UCCS trackster’s have been busy covering the miles between meets in Albuquerque, Pueblo and Boulder over the past two weeks, setting numerous school records, season, and lifetime bests in the process. 
April 2, 2012UCCS Tracksters Compete Nation-Wide Over Spring Break.It was a busy spring break week for many of the UCCS track team as several individuals were competing in various meets around the country.
March 5, 2012Three Mountain Lions Named All-Region in Track & FieldNEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has named All-Region honorees for indoor track & field in Division II. Among the honorees are two University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Women’s Pole Vaulters and a Men’s 800 meter runner.  Christy Carmody, Alex Colvin, and Matt Cameron were the three Mountain Lions on the list of 1,012 athletes from all over the country to receive All-Region honors. 
February 26, 2012Mountain Lions Wrap Up Indoor Track Season with Solid Competition at the RMAC ChampionshipsThe UCCS Mountain Lions performed admirably this last weekend at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships setting four NCAA qualifying marks, producing 10 All-RMAC honors, three school records and one RMAC Champion. In the team scores UCCS finished 6th on both the men’s and women’s sides equaling the 6th place finishes by both programs at last year’s championships.
February 13, 2012Three Days, Four States, Two Meets, and another National QualifierMatt Cameron followed up his impressive performance in New Mexico last weekend with another national qualifying mark at the Grand Valley State Big Meet in Allendale, Michigan on Friday. Cameron, who currently sits fifth in the country in the 800 meter run, bettered the provisional standard in the mile by running 4:12.89 amongst stiff competition in Michigan. The performance moves Cameron to #2 all-time for UCCS behind only Moses Tum, a former national champion for the Mountain Lions.
February 6, 2012UCCS Tracksters on Fire at the University of New Mexico Lobo ClassicIt was a historic weekend for the UCCS Track & Field team as they continue their preparations for the RMAC Indoor Championships in three weeks time.
January 31, 2012UCCS Track and Field Teams Roll On...As the pages on the calendar turn to February, the UCCS track & field team begins to focus on the RMAC Indoor Championships at the end of the month. In the latest USTFCCCA rankings the UCCS women's team is ranked #24 in the country based on the strength of several individual performances. The men also have several individuals ranked in the top eight of their event in the RMAC. Both teams have high expectations and a number of individuals who are shooting for all-RMAC honors and possible qualification for the NCAA II Indoor Track & Field National Championships March 9th -10th in Mankato, Minnesota.
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