Matt Gossett
Matt Gossett
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Wesleyan
Bats/Throws: Distance

2011-12: Three-year letterwinner and a team captain ... will be counted on to lead the W&L distance group.

Earned his third letter as a junior ... (Indoor) Placed second in the 800m at the Dickinson Invitational with a time of 1:59.07 ... earned honorable mention All-ODAC honors in the mile (4:24.88) with a third-place finish at the ODAC meet ... also placed seventh in the 800m (2:01.84) and was a member of the fifth-place distanc medley relay team (11:43.42) at ODAC's ... (Outdoor) Placed 11th in the 800m (4:04.09) at the W&L-VMI Carnival ... earned honorable mention all-conference accolades in the 1,500m (3:59.75) at the ODAC meet ... also took 11th in the 800m (4:04.09) at ODAC's.

Lettered as a sophomore … (Indoor) Finished ninth at the Indoor Championships in the 800 meters with a time of 2:05.62 … (Outdoor) Posted a time of 55.22 in the 400 meters at the Moravian Greyhound Invitational … posted team-best times in 800 meters (1:57.60 at the Roanoke Invitational) and 1,500 meters (4:08.00 at the W&L Invitational).

2008-09: Lettered as a first-year ... (Indoor) Took fifth in the mile at the Lafayette-Rider Winter Games with a time of 4:25.56 … (Outdoor) Placed fifth in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:04.48 at the ODAC Championships … also ran a season-best time of 2:02.36 in the 800 meters at ODAC’s.

High School: Lettered in cross country, track & field and swimming at The Wesleyan School … helped lead the cross country team to three state championships … named to the Atlanta Track Club All-Metro team for cross country as a senior … state champion in track in the 3,200 meters as a senior … high school’s record holder in the 1,600 meters …  twice named to the all-county team … also named a captain of the swim team.

Personal: Business administration and French double major.

Personal Records
800m - 2:00.17
1500m - 4:04.48
Mile - 4:25.56