THIS YEAR: Matthew Myrtue joins the middle distance team this year, focusing on the 800m and the 1500m.
HIGH SCHOOL: Myrtue graduated from Fontainebleau in 2016. He has bests of 48.5 in the 400m and 1:54.8 in the 800m. He is a Wendy’s High School Heisman Louisiana winner and was Louisiana Composite All-State his junior and senior years.
PERSONAL: Matthew was born on June 9, 1998 in Baton Rouge, La....Parents are Mark and Lisa Myrtue and he has one sister, Olivia…Sports hero is Drew Brees...Lists favorite food as Fried Oyster Po-Boys and Vanilla Muscle Milk...One day would like to travel to Madrid or Tokyo...Enjoys researching the stock market…Favorite actor is Matt Damon and favorite musical artist The Weeknd...Hopes to get his MBA and work for a private equity or venture capital firm…He is an Electrical Engineering major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 400m – 48.5 800m – 1:54.8