Matt Pickerel
Matt Pickerel

Columbia, Mo.

High School:
Rock Bridge HS




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Matt Pickerel

Senior recognition video

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Personal Bests Indoor Outdoor
60m Dash 7.12
200m Dash 22.21 22.34
400m Dash 49.33 49.06
100m Dash 11.19

Indoor: Competed primarily in the short sprints for the Tigers ... Set a season-best mark of 22.51 in the 200m dash at the 2011 Nebraska adidas Classic, placing eighth overall ... Clocked his best time in the 400m dash at the adidas Classic as well after being paced at 50.21, earning 11th overall ... Also set a personal-best in the 600-yard run with a time of 1:14.19 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Competed in the 200m and 400m dash and set season-best times of 22.73 and 49.60.

Indoor: Was one of the Tigers' top sprinters throughout the season, posting season-best marks of 7.19 in the 60m dash, 22.61 in the 200m dash and 49.33 in the 400m dash ... Competed for the Tigers at the Big 12 Indoor Championships, posting times of 49.33 in the 400m dash and 22.64 in the 200m dash; his time in the 400m at the meet was his personal-best mark ... His season-best mark in the 200m came at both the Missouri Collegiate Challenge and the ISU Classic, clocking in at 22.61 on both occasions ... Was paced at 7.19 in the 60m dash at the Bill Bergan Invitational, also a season-best mark ... Saw his times decrease throughout the season in all of his events ... His 400m dash time was decreased from 51.07 in the season-opening meet to 49.33 by season's end while his 200m dash time of 22.61 was down from 23.24 in his first meet of the season ... Also ran as a member of a Tiger 4x400m relay team at five different meets with his season-best clocking coming at the ISU Classic where his foursome was paced at 3:19.13. Outdoor: Ran in the 400m run and as a member of the 4x100m relay at the Big 12 Championships ...Clocked a 400m time of 49.11 at the Big 12 Championships, just off of his personal-best pace in event which he clocked at the Arkansas Twilight ... Helped the 4x100m relay team clocked a time of 42.13 at the Big 12 Championships ... Clocked a season-best time of 11.25 in the 100m dash and 22.34 in the 200m dash at the Oregon Pepsi Invitational ... Earned Academic All-Big 12 honors.

Indoor: Set season-best times of 7.12 in the 60m dash at the MU-KU dual meet, 22.74 in the 200m dash at the Collegiate Classic and 51.04 in the 400m dash at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Competed in the short sprints for the Tigers and set a season-best time of 11.19 In the 100m dash at the Jefferson Cup ... Clocked a time of 22.45 in the 200m dash at the Missouri Relays and ran to a time of 50.00 in the 400m dash at the Tom Botts Invitational.

High School:
Played varsity football and was on team's track team, setting school records on the squads' 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams ... high school coach - Neil Blackburn.

Son of Mike Pickerel and Jacci Kelly ... born October 28, 1989, in Columbia, Mo.

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