Matt Joyner
Matt Joyner


Jackson, Tenn.

High School:


Alabama Athletics Places 77 on SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The softball team's 15 honorees led the way for the Tide, followed by the 12 members of the rowing team and the 12 members of the women's track and field team. The Alabama baseball team placed 11 members on the honor roll; women's golf, men's tennis and men's track and field each landed six student-athletes on the honor roll, followed by the four members of the women's tennis team

Career Bests
• 800 meters - 1:57.93
• 1,500 meters - 4:16.44

Cross Country
• 5 kilometer - 15:37.37

Prep and Personal
Was the 2010 Tennessee A-AA State Champion in cross country ... also named to the 2010 all-state and all-region teams ... finished third at the 2009 state championships ... during the track season, he captured the A-AA state title in the 800 meters and finished third in the 1,600 meters ... owns a personal best of 1:57.93 in the 800 meters and 4:16.44 in the 1,500 meters ... was named the Jackson Sun 2010 Track & Field Athlete of the Year ... finished fourth at the 2009 state championships in the 1,600 meters ... had a perfect 4.0 GPA in high school.