Matt Lutzke
Position: Distance/XC
Year: Senior
Hometown: Williamston, Mich.
High School: Williamston HS
Major: Political Science (3.28 GPA)
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Matt Lutzke
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 10/29/2012

2012 (Cross Country): Finished 12th at the Jeff Drenth Memorial (16:02.60) (8/31) ... Finished 10th (19:25) at the 6K Badger Opener (9/7) ... finished with a time of 25:55 at the MSU Spartan Invitational (9/14) ... finished with a time of 26:06.4 at the Roy Griak Invitational -8K (9/29) ... ran a season best 25:15.9 at the Pre-National meet-8k (10/13) ... Finished 22nd (25:31.5) at the 8K MAC Championship Meet (10/27).

2012 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished 6th in the 5,000m run (15:00.83) and ran a leg of the 9th-place 4x400m relay team (3:31.88) at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (3/31) ... finished 26th in the 1,500m run (4:00.52) at the Spartan Invitational (4/7) ... finished 10th in the 5,000m run (14:55.77) at the Polytan Invitational (4/21) ... finished 28th in the 10,000m run (31:23.55) at the Penn Relays (4/26) ... finished 11th in the 10,000m run (31:45.35) and 13th in the 5,000m run (15:33.39) at the MAC Championships (5/10-5/12).

2012 (Indoor Track and Field): Finished 113th (15:48.62) in the 5,000m run at the GVSU Big Meet (2/11) ... finished 3rd in the 3,000m run (8:52.21) at the Jack Skoog Meet (2/17).

2011 (Cross Country): Finished 24th at the 8K Spartan Invitational with a time of 25:12 (9/16) ... finished 111th (25:48) at the 8K Pre-Nationals (10/16) ... finished 25th in 25:12.4 at the 8K MAC Championship Meet (10/29) ... finished 78th in a career-best 32:03.7 at the 10K NCAA Great Lakes Regional Meet (11/12).

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Ran in the 10K at the Stanford Invitational (3/25).

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Did not compete.

2010 Cross Country: Ran unattached for the Chippewas at the Jeff Drenth Memorial (3rd:15:17.4).

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Took fifth in both the 5000m (career-best 14:44.55) and 10,000m (30:48.63) at the MAC Outdoor Championships … took fifth in the 10,000m with a career-best 30:29.94 at the Raleigh Relays.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field): Ran a season-best 14:45.79 in the 5000m at the GVSU Big Meet … ran a career-best 4:27.69 in the mile run at the Jack Skoog Open … ran a season-best 8:42.13 in the 3000m at the MAC Indoor Championships … earned Academic All-MAC honors.

2009 (Cross Country): Earned second-team All-MAC honors after finishing 10th at the MAC Championships (26:20.7) … placed 59th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (32:39.34) … selected to the Academic All-MAC team.

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field): Redshirted.

2009 (Indoor Track and Field): Redshirted.

2008 (Cross Country): Competed in seven meets … finished 16th in first career meet at the Jeff Drenth Memorial 5K (16:16) … was CMU’s second finisher at the Great American Legends 8K (26:31).

High School— Lettered four years each in cross country and track and field … three-time all-state in cross country … three-time Lansing State Journal Dream Team Selection … two-time team state champion in cross country … five-time all-state in track as well as a seven-time league champion … National Honor Society member and class president.

Career Bests—
 1,500m (4:00.52); Mile run (4:27.69); 3,000m (8:52.21); 5000m (14:44.55); 10,000m (30:29.94); Cross Country 5K (15:17.4); Cross Country 8K (25:12); Cross Country 10K (32:03.7)