Matt Bushnell
    Matt Bushnell

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fair Oaks, Calif.

    High School:
    Sacramento Adventist Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 185

    Event:
    Decathlon

    Fresno State: (2010) Placed fourth in the decathlon at WAC Championships...finished in the top three in five of ten events winning the 100-meter dash, third in the 110-meter hurdles, tied for second in the high jump and pole vault and winning the shot put. (2009) A standout sophomore season, taking second at the WAC Championships and finishing first among collegiate athletes at the UC Davis Multis ... scored a career-best 6,828 points at the UC Davis Multis ... at the WAC Championships, earned 6,549 points and finished among the top 3 in five of the ten events, winning the 400, taking second in the long jump and the shot put and placing third in the 100 and 1,500. (2008) One of the Bulldog's top decathletes as a freshman ... placed fourth at the WAC Championships with 6,302 points ... in the decathlon, won the 400-meter and took second in the discus, shot put and 100.

    Prior to Fresno State: Dual-sport athlete at Sacramento Adventist Academy, competing on the track and field and basketball teams ... earned basketball first-team all-league honors as a senior ... named the Athlete of the Year in 2006 and 2007.

    Personal: Born Oct. 2, 1988 in Arkansas ... parents are Susan and Stuart Bushnell ... has one older brother, Steven ... hobbies include basketball, football, wakeboarding, working out, running and golfing ... most admires his father because he always pushes him and reminds him to give 110 percent all the time.

    Bushnell's Records Best Marks Meet, Date
    Decathlon 6,828 points UC Davis Multis, 3/26/09

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