Matthew Tueller
Matthew Tueller
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Auburn, Calif.
High School: Placer
Events: Distance
Major: Biology

Honors:

  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Conference second team (2018)
  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Conference first team (2017)
  • (Cross Country) USTFCCCA All-Academic (2017)
  • USA South All-Sportsmanship (2017)
  • USA South All-Academic (2017-18)
  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Conference second team (2016)
  • USA South All-Academic (2016-17)

2018-19 (Senior): Ran in all seven cross country meets... Collected his first career win by claiming the individual title at the Huntingdon Invitational (Sept. 8) with an 8k time of 28:53.0... Earned second team All-USA South honors after placing 10th with a time of 27:59.1 at the conference meet (Oct. 26)... Finished third at the Maryville Invitational (Sept. 29) with a time of 27:37.1... Opened the season by setting a personal record in the 5k at 17:22.8 in the Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 31)... Had four top 10 finishes on the year and three inside the top five... Ran in five outdoor track meets and both indoor meets during the spring... Set a program record in the outdoor 5,000 meter with a time of 15:46.66 at the USA South Championships

2017-18 (Junior): Ran in seven meets during the fall cross country season… Was named to the USA South All-Conference first team… Was Covenant’s representative on the USA South All-Sportsmanship team… Placed seventh in the USA South Championships with an 8k time of 27:22… Recorded his personal best in the 8k at the NCAA Regional meet with a time of 26:05.7… Placed in the top three on the team in all seven meets… Ran in two events during the indoor track season... Set the school record in the DMR with Tristan Dunlavy, Jonathan George, and Caleb Aikens, placing second at the Southern Indoor Challenge (Feb. 12) with a time of 11:08.17... Set a personal record in the mile at the Southern Indoor Challenge (Feb. 12), placing sixth with a time of 4:32.95... Ran in one event during the outdoor track season, placing fourth overall at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (Mar. 3) with a time of 10:43.09 in the 3000m Steeplechase... Earned a second straight USA South All-Academic team honor

2016-17 (Sophomore): In the fall cross country season he competed in six races in his first season on the cross country team, contributing points in each one... Season-best 8k time was 28:38.0 in NCAA Regionals (Nov. 12)... Earned second team All-USA South honors after finishing 10th overall, team second, in the USA South Championship 8k (Oct. 29) with a time of 29:35.0, contributing to a second-place team finish... In the indoor season, ran the 3000 meter in 9:50.24 and placed fifth overall at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 11)... In the outdoor season, set a program record in the 3000 meter steeplechase at 10:34.42 at the Berry Field Day Invitational (April 7-8)... Placed second in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the Atlantic Independent Championships at 10:38.87... Set a personal best in the 5000 meter run at 16:47.84 at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (March 4)... Named to USA South All-Academic team

High School: Attended Auburn High School

Personal: Parents are Craig and Sherrie Tueller... Has two sisters, Michelle and Christine... Favorite Bible verse is Galatians 2:20... Majoring in biology.... Aspires to become a medical missionary

Tueller's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 17:22.84 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 31, 2018)
8K: 26:05.7 (NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional, Nov. 11, 2017)

Outdoor Track:
1500m: 4:17.88 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 12-13, 2019)
5000m: 15:46.66 (USA South Championships, April 18-19, 2019)
3000m Steeplechase: 10:34.42 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 7-8, 2017)
DMR: 11:34.08 - Carrenard, Seay, Vaughn (Emory Invitational, March 17-18, 2017) 

Indoor Track:
Mile: 4:34.95 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 12, 2018)
3000m: 9:30.28 (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 2, 2019)
5000m: 16:00.99 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
DMR: 11:08.17 - Dunlavy, George, Aikens (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 12, 2018)