Events: 400M (IN: 51.03; OUT: 50.28), 800M (IN: 1:53.91; OUT: 1:55.37)
An 800-meter specialist during his true freshman season indoors with the Tigers in 2014 … Clocked a lifetime personal best of 1 minute, 53.91 seconds in a fifth-place finish in the 800 meters at the Texas A&M Triangular … Ran a banked-track converted time of 1:53.94 in a runner-up finish at the LSU Twilight … Placed 26th in 800-meter qualifying in his debut at the SEC Indoor Championships, clocking 1:55.60 in the preliminary round … Split 49.73 seconds on the 400-meter leg of LSU’s distance medley relay team that took 10th place at the SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 9:54.00 … Also ran the 800 meters at the Aggie Invitational (1:54.74), Auburn Indoor Invitational (1:55.77) and Tyson Invitational (1:57.40) during the indoor season … Received a redshirt during the outdoor season … Ran outdoor seasonal bests of 50.28 in the 400 meters at the Battle on the Bayou and 1:55.39 in the 800 meters at the LSU Invitational while competing unattached.
PRIOR TO LSU
A four-year letterwinner in track and field and cross country during his prep career at Catholic High School under the direction of head coach Pete Boudreaux … A member of seven state championship teams on the track at Catholic High School … Helped guide Catholic High School to four-straight indoor state championships from 2010-13 and three outdoor state championships in four years in 2010, 2011 and 2013 … An 800-meter specialist who set a personal best of 1:55.37 in the event … Was the indoor and outdoor state runner-up in the 800 meters during his prep career … Helped Catholic High School set the indoor state record in the 4x800-meter relay during the 2013 indoor season as a state champion in the event … Also a member of indoor and outdoor state champion 4x400-meter relay teams during his senior season in 2013 … Was a six-time indoor state champion during his prep career.
Full name is Matthew Patrick Rhorer … Born on Dec. 7, 1994 … Parents are Paul and Christine Rhorer … Has an older brother, Michael … Majoring in finance.