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Matthew Pietrus
Matthew Pietrus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glen Ellyn, Ill.

High School:
Glenbard West

Event:
Jumps/Sprints

08/08/2013

151 DePaul Student-Athletes Earn BIG EAST All-Academic Honors

Blue Demons honored for a 3.0 GPA or higher in 2012-13 academic year

07/27/2012

BIG EAST Recognizes 2011-12 All-Academic Team

A total of 150 DePaul student-athletes were honored by the conference

Career Notes: Named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2011, 2012.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Outdoor: Competed in the high jump at two events...jumped a season-best 1.81m at the Chicagoland Championships, where he finished in 13th place.

2010-11 (Freshman)
Indoor - Led the Blue Demons in the high jump with a season-best clearance of 1.81m at the Badger Track Classic... recorded a personal-best 800m time of 2:01.14 at the Blue and Gold Meet to finish in sixth place... ran the 600m in a time of 1:28.08 at the Purdue Invitational... clocked a 400m time of 54.19 at the Chicago Duals... ran a leg of the 4x400m at the Notre Dame Opener to help log a time of 3:29.54.

Outdoor - Cleared a height of 1.86m in the high jump at the Chicagoland Championships... ran the 200m at the Chicago Penultimate in a time of 23.87... placed second in the high jump at the Chicago Penultimate with a leap of 1.85m... clocked a 400m time of 54.23 at the Chicagoland Championships... ran a leg of the 4x400m relay at the DePaul Relays to help log a time of 3:33.19.

High School
Named to the West Suburban All-Conference team for both the high jump and the 800m... named Jumper of the Year and MVP of the track and field squad in 2009... also lettered and was captain of the soccer team... set a personal-best high jump of 6'2" and clocked a PR 800m time of 2:01.

Personal
Son of Walter and Tina... has one older brother, Jack... currently undecided on a major.