Matt Dressler     
      Matt Dressler

McAlisterville, Pa.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220



2002-Outdoor- Found the home runway to his liking, as evidenced by a lifetime-best, 200-6 heave to garner third in the open section of the javelin at the Sea Ray Relays (April 13) ... Wrapped up a top-three Vol javelin sweep with his bronze finish and 191-0 mark to defend the home track’s 32-year winning streak at the Gatorade Classic ... Took fifth in the javelin with a 191-11 measurement to help Tennessee to the Cal Invitational win ... Won the javelin at the Commodore Invitational in Nashville with a 190-3 measurement.

2002-Indoor- Squad member.

2001-Outdoor- Contributed his career-best javelin throw of 193-1 to take eighth at the SECs (May 13) and help the Vols take a lead they would not relinquish...Flung the javelin to a fifth-place, 191-2 mark at the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville...Scored valuable points with his second-place, 186-4 javelin mark at the SEC Quad in Starkville, Miss. ...Finished sixth thanks to a 178-4 javelin measurement at the Gatorade Track Classic in Knoxville.

Indoor- Squad member.

HIGH SCHOOL- Took third in the javelin at the 2000 Penn Relays...One of top three returning high school javelin throwers entering the 2000 season...Won the state javelin title his senior year...Earned state runner-up honors once in the javelin and discus...Took second at the FootLocker Track and Field High School Nationals in Raleigh, N.C. ...Placed fifth at the Golden West National Invitational Meet in Sacramento, Calif. ...Named All-State Track and Field...Tabbed as All-America selection...Won the Tri-Valley League's MVP award in 1997, 1998 and 1999...Top high school marks of 220-9 in the javelin and 167-0 in the discus...Hails from same high school as former Vol All-America Toby Colyer.



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