Matt Mensher
Matt Mensher
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Tolland, Conn.
High School: Tolland

As a Freshman in 2012: Another member of the strong Bobcat freshman contingent that helped carry the team all season…Finished a season-high fourth among Quinnipiac runners three times out of six total races…Kicked off his rookie year with a 13th place result out of 63 runners with a time of 20:20.74 in the Stony Brook Invitational…Picked up another fourth place finish among Bobcat runners the following week at the Nassaney Memorial Race in which he ran the 8k in 27:16.7 which was good enough for 41st place overall…Navigated through a crowded field of 283 runners in the Paul Short Invitational to finish in 27:25, good for 149th place…Finished the New England Championships with a personal-best time of 26:37.17 and also earned the fourth-fastest time among Quinnipiac runners…Competed in the NEC Championships on Oct. 27 wherein he clocked in at 26:45.42 and finished in 35th place out of 89 total runners…Capped his rookie year with a time of 33:46.8 in the 10k NCAA Regional event.

Before Quinnipiac: Graduated from Tolland High School in Conn…Ran varsity indoor and outdoor track as well as cross country…Named team captain for his senior season…Named to the All-State team for his senior year as well…Helped guide Tolland to three Cross Country Class M Championships…Also helped the team in winning Cross Country MM Championship, Cross Country State Open Championship, and Outdoor Track Class MM Championship while attending Tolland.

Personal: Native of Tolland, Conn…Son of David and Linda Mensher…Has an older sister Lindsay…Plans to major in computer science.