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  Matt Raquet
Matt Raquet

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reading, PA

High School:
Holy Name

Event:
Javelin

2007-08: Outdoor T/F - Raquet finished 3rd at the Big East Outdoor Championships in the javelin with a distance of 62.38 meters...he placed first at the Sea Ray Relays throwing the javelin 64.64 meters...at the Colonial Relays he finished 2nd with a distance of 59.32 meters.

2006-07: Outdoor T/F - At the IC4A Championships, Raquet finished 12th in javelin with a throw of 57.82 meters...Placed eighth at 55.44 meters at the Big East Outdoor Track and Field Championships...Won the Morgan State Legacy Meet with a personal-best throw of 58.95 meters in javelin...Finished second at the Asics Liberty Invitational with a throw of 54.07 meters.

2005-06: Outdoor T/F - Qualified for the Big East Championships and placed 14th in the javelin...Finished fifth at the Nittany Lion Relays with a personal-best throw...Placed in the top 10 at the Western PA Championships.

High School: 2005 county champion in the javelin, finishing second at the District III Championships and 10th in the state...Named all-county in 2005...led his team to win the county championships in 2005...Also played varsity basketball where he was all-county and all-division...Named first-team all-state in football as a defensive back...A member of the National Honor Society and Student Ambassador.

Personal: Son of Kevin and Theresa Raquet...Has one sister...Born December 6, 1986...Majoring in communications.