Matthew Broussard
Matthew Broussard
Height: 5'11"
Year: So.
Hometown: Lookout Mountain, Ga.
High School: Chattanooga Christian
Major: Mathematics, Physics


  • USA South All-Academic (2018-19)
  • USA South All-Academic (2017-18)

2018-19 (Sophomore): Competed in five events during the cross country season... Finished fourth at the season-opening Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 31) with a 5k time of 17:40.0... Had a season-best 8k time of 27:58.1 at the Berry Invitational (Oct. 13)... In track and field, competed in six outdoor meets and two indoor meets... In outdoor, ran the 1500 and 5,000 meter events... Set a personal record in the 1500 with a time of 4:17.70 at the Emory Invitational (March 23)... Also set a personal best in the 5,000 meter with a mark of 16:23.92 at the Hilltop Classic (March 30)... Earned USA South All-Academic honors for a second straight year

2017-18 (Freshman): Ran in six meets in the fall cross country season… Ran a 28:59.7 8k in his collegiate debut at the Georgia Division III Invitational (Sept. 1)… His 8k personal best came at the Berry Invitational (Oct. 14) with a time of 28:05.3… Placed fourth on the team and fifth overall out of 61 runners at the Maryville Invitational (Sept. 30)... Ran in one event during the indoor track season, recording a career-best time of 11:29.76 in the DMR with Matt Seitz, William Wallace, and Micah Sneller... Ran in five events during the outdoor track season... Was a part of the 4x800m team with Micaiah Allison, Leif LeMahieu, and Will Richardson that set the school record with a time of 8:38.23 at the Emory Invitational (Mar. 24)... Recorded a personal best time of 4:21.89 in the 1500m at the Atlantic Independent Championships (Apr. 28)... Set a personal record of 9:45.13 in the 3000m at the Mountain Laurel Invitational (Apr. 13)... Ran his best 5000m time of 16:37.54 at the Hilltop Classic (Mar. 30)... Set a personal best in the 4x400m at the Berry Field Day Invitational (Apr. 7) with Micaiah Allison, Caleb Aikens, and Jake Viera with a time of 4:01.22... Named to USA South All-Academic team

High School: Attended Chattanooga Christian School... Was an AP Scholar with Distinction at Chattanooga Christian

Personal: Parents are Philip and Laura Broussard... Has one brother, Paul... Both parents are professors at Covenant... Favorite Bible verse is Matthew 6:33... Majoring in mathematics and physics

Broussard's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5k: 17:40.09 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 31, 2018)
8K: 27:58.1 (Berry Invitational, Oct. 13, 2017)

Outdoor Track:
1500m: 4:17.70 (Emory Invitational, March 23, 2019)
5000m: 16:23.92 (Hilltop Classic, March 30, 2019)
3000m: 9:45.13 (Mountain Laurel Invitational, April 13, 2018)
4x400m: 4:01.22- Allison, Aikens, Viera (Berry Field Day Invitational, Apr. 7, 2018)
4x800m: 8:38.23- Allison, LaMahieu, Richardson (Emory Invitational, Mar. 24, 2018)

Indoor Track:
Mile: 4:47.37 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
DMR: 11:29.76- Seitz, Wallace, Sneller (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 12, 2018)

High School:
5K: 17:32
1600m (track): 4:49