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Matt Bannon
Height: 5'10"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Elmira, Ontario
High School: Elmira HS

Career Bests (High School)
800m
: 1:57.85
1,500m: 4:00.30
3,000m: 8:48.46

High School
Ran for Coach Jeff Haller at Elmira District SS in Canada … named the Overall Athlete of the Year in ninth and 10th grade … was the WCSSAA champion three years and earned the Coaches’ Award as a senior … also a member of the hockey, lacrosse and swimming programs … as a freshman, broke two WCSSAA Midget Boys records (3,000m run: 9:34.08, 1,500m run: 4:28.98) and was less than a second away from a third record.

Personal
Son of Kimberley Bannon … majoring in biomedical chemistry at ORU … comes from an athletic family: late father Paul Bannon was a marathon runner and cousin, Kevin Ross, was a member of the Princeton hockey team … came to ORU because he heard good things about the school and was welcomed by the coaches.

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