Justin Weaver and Witt Nix recorded PRs in the 5,000 meters
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Finished 18th in the 1500m at the Georgia Invitational with a time of 4:09.97 … Finished 32nd in the 5000m at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 15:50.56.
2015 Cross Country:
Finished sixth at the Berry Invitational with a personal-best 8k time of 26:14.5 … Finished 34th at the JSU/Struts Invitational with a 5k time of 16:04.4 … Finished 13th at the Gene Mullin Invitational with a 5k time of 16:32.7.
Indoor: Placed second in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:54.01 at the Orange & Purple Classic … posted a ninth-place finish in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:46.37 at the Samford University Invitational. Outdoor: Placed fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invite … Logged a PR in the 1,500 meters (4:01.56) at the Georgia Spec Towns Invite.
2014 Cross Country:
Did not compete.
Indoor: Took third in the 5,000 meters at the Orange and Purple Classic ... Ran a season-best 3,000 meters at the Southern Miss Cupid Classic in 8:44.87. Outdoor: Ran a career-best 5,000 meters at the Alabama Relays ... Placed eighth in the same event at the Georgia Tech Invite.
Ran four seasons of cross country and three years of track at North Hall High School ... Part of the 2012 cross country team that won the AAA regional championship and placed third at the state championship ... Won the 2012 regional championship in the 1600 meters and is the 2012 regional 5K cross country champion ... Named to the all-region cross country team (2011 and 2012) and selected to the all-region track team (2012 and 2013).
Full name is Matthew Dewitt Nix ... Born on May 15, 1995 in Gainesville, Ga. ... Parents are Matt and Becky Nix ... Brother to Cree ... Chose Georgia Tech because it will prepare him for his future, the cross country and track opportunities and his dad graduated from Tech in 1986 ... Majoring in business administration.