Matthew Basin
Matthew Basin
Height: 5-8
Weight: 123
Year: So.
Hometown: Wesley Chapel, Fla.
High School: Wiregrass Ranch HS
Major: Criminal Justice

Competed in five races this seson for the Lion's... Set a season record 8K time of 30:16 at the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Championships.

Competed in all seven of the Lions' regular season races... Earned a personal best 8K time of 30:13.70 at the 2012 Sunshine State Conference Championships.

Attended Wiregrass Ranch High School…Ran varsity cross country and track & field for four seasons… Awarded Sunshine Athletic All-Conference accolade…Coaches Award winner…Cross country team captain…Ran a personal-best 5K time of 17:48…Set personal record in the mile at 4:59….Sprinted the 800m at a time of 2:16.

Born November 4 in Tampa, Fla. …Criminal Justice major…Hobbies include spending time with family and friends, the movies, and running…His career goal is to commission into the U.S. Army and join the Military Intelligence branch…Believes his hard work and determination are his best assets to the team…Names David Ortiz, among others, as his favorite athlete…Lists the Florida Gators, among others, as his favorite team…Chose Saint Leo because it offered the right balance of academics and athletics…Son of Michael and Patricia Basin…Has one sister, Jessica…Has one brother-in-law, Kurt Able…Brother-in-law, Kurt, ran track &field and cross country at Virginia Military Institute.