Matt Wiggen
Matt Wiggen

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine

Height:
5-11

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
09/28/1990

04/20/2012

Curt Jensen and Brittany Smith Out-throw Competition in Louisville

The men's team finished with 2 team wins, as the women's team finished with 3

2012-13

Redshirt season.

2011-12

Indoor: Finished second at the Wisconsin Invitational (Jan. 20) as part of the 4X400-meter relay team that ran a 3:19.97 ... ran a personal-best 1:58.36 in the 800-meter run at the Big Meet (Feb. 10) ... finished fifth at the Boilermaker Invite (Feb. 18) in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:02.58.

Outdoor: Finished seventh at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20) in the 800-meter run, with a season-best performance of 1:57.84 ... followed up running a 1:57.98 in the 800-meter run at the Billy Hayes Invitational (May 4).

2010-11

Indoor: Finished seventh at the Redbird Invite in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:26.50 ... set a career-mark of 2:01.12 in the 800-meter run at the Early Bird Open ... finished third as part of the 4X400 relay team at the Redbird Invite.

Outdoor: Finished fifth at the Gateway Classic in the 200-meter dash ... set a career-mark at the Lee Calhoun Invite in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:57.76.

PRIOR TO ISU

At Palatine High School: earned all-conference and all-section honors his junior and senior seasons ... earned all-area and all-state honors his junior season ... a member of the conference and sectional champion teams his junior season ... ran the 800-meter run in 1:59.00 ... a member of the 4X400-meter relay that ran a best time of 3:20.00.

Personal: Born 9/28/90... son of Michael and Bonnie Wiggen ... plans to major in special education ... has a sister, Kelly ... was on the honor roll all four years.