Georgia Tech cross country had five men, one woman earn conference honor
2016 Cross Country:
Raced in four meets … Recorded career bests in the 8k at the ACC Championships with a time of 24:27.7 and in the 10k at the NCAA South Regionals with a time of 31:45.7 … Also raced at the UGA Invitational and at the Crimson Classic.
Indoor: Finished 31st in the 3000m at the ACC Indoor Championships with a personal-best time of 8:22.98 … Finished fifth in the 5000m at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 15:02.50 … Finished 12th in the 3000m at the Commodore Invitational with a time of 8:35.12. Outdoor: Finished 19th in the 5000m at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 14:36.81 … Finished 10th in the 1500m at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a personal-best time of 3:54.60 … Finished fourth in the 5000m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 14:40.93 … Finished 35th in the 5000m at the Penn Relays with a time of 14:34.57.
2015 Cross Country:
Earned All-ACC Academic honors for the 2015 season … Finished 12th in the 5k event at the JSU/Struts Invitational with a time of 15:27.1 … Finished 59th at the ACC Championships with an 8k time of 25:15.1 … Finished 50th at NCAA South Regional with a 9.725k time of 32:18.4.
Indoor: Posted his career-best time and a seventh place finish in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:43.30 at the Samford University Invitational. Outdoor: Ran a season-best 4:02.00 in the 1,500 meters … Logged a PR in the 5,000 meters (14:43.78) at the Florida Relays … Ran his best and first collegiate 10K at the Penn Relays in 31:31.84.
2014 Cross Country:
Did not compete.
Competed for three years in track and four years in cross country under coach Greg Johnson … Served as cross country team captain for three years and track team captain for two years … Selected as All-State in Georgia for cross country in 2012 & 2013 and for track in 2013 (3,200m) & 2014 (1,600m, 3,200m) … Received Team MVP for cross country in 2012 & 2013 and for track in 2014 … Set both the 5k school record and 3,200m school record … Was an AP Scholar with distinction and a member of the National Honor Society.
Full name is Matthew Thomas Munns ... Born Nov. 30, 1995 in Marietta, Ga. ... Parents are Don and Judy Munns ... Has one younger sister - Anna ... Loves to play basketball in his free time ... Chose Georgia Tech because of great academics, opportunity to compete in track and cross country, affordability and proximity to home... Intends to pursue a career in medicine.