Matt Kane
Matt Kane
Height: 5-11
Weight: 145
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sykesville, Md.
High School: Century
Position: Distance

2016 Outdoor: Did not compete.

2015-16 Indoor: Competed in two distance events for the Retrievers in the mile and 3,000m runs... Ran a 4:21.34 in the mile at the Great Dane Classic, while earning his best finish in the 3,000m at the Penn State National Invite with a time of 8:42.79.

Background: Competed in cross country and track and field while at Century High School… In cross country, he earned Carroll County Times First Team All-County honors his senior season, including Baltimore Sun Athlete of the Week … On the track, he helped lead the Knights to the Maryland 2A State Championship this past outdoor season… An individual champion in the 3200m, 1,600m, and 4x800m relay… Earned First Team All-Carroll County accolades three times, and Baltimore SunFirst Team All-Metro honors … Earned the distinction of Athlete of the Year by the Carroll County Times in outdoor track and field.

Personal: Son of Casey and Patricia Kane… he has one younger brother, Ryan, and a younger sister, Elizabeth… Plans on majoring in biology with a career ambition to be a biological researcher… Chose UMBC over Maryland and Johns Hopkins… Lists favorite musical artist as the Red Hot Chili Peppers and favorite movie as Monty Python’s Holy Grail….