Duke Cross Country BIO
Honors: Cross Country All-East (2010)...Outdoor All-East (4x800m Relay - 2011)...Indoor All-ACC (3,000m - 2012)...Cross Country ACC Performer of the Week (2010)...School Record Holder in the indoor 3,000...Cross Country All-ACC Academic (2011)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012)...Indoor Team Freshman of the Year (2011)
2013-14: Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor season.
2012-13: Opened the cross country season with an 18:44.55 clocking over 6K to place sixth at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational ... missed the rest of the fall and the indoor and outdoor seasons due to injury.
2011-12: Started the fall with a third-place finish at the James Madison Invitational, running 25:11.5 on the 7.9K course...clocked 25:24 over 8K to help Duke take 10th at the Roy Griak Invitational...was the team's top finisher at the Panorama Farms Invitational, coming in seventh overall at 24:43.19...turned in a personal-best performance at the ACC Cross Country Championships, posting a time of 24:11.1 for 8K to finish 24th...was Duke's second man at the NCAA Southeast Regional, completing the 10K course in 31:14.4 to come in 40th...named to the Men's Cross Country All-ACC academic team...indoors, earned All-ACC honors and broke the school record in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:02.87...ran a personal best 4:02.87 in the mile at the Columbia Last Chance Meet to put him third on Duke's all-time list at the distance...outdoors, was Duke's top performer in both the 1,500 and 5,000 events...finished first in the 5,000 at the Duke Invitational with a time of 13:50.22...second on the Duke All-time performance list in the event...ran a personal record of 3:43.91 in the 1,500 at the Raleigh Relays...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2010-11: Made his Duke cross country debut at the Roy Griak Invitational, where he clocked 25:11.5 over 8K...garnered All-East accolades with an eighth-place showing at the IC4A Championships, covering 8K in 25:14.8...named ACC Performer of the Week following a Blue Devil victory at the Pack Invitational, where he led the field in 14:53 for 5K...competed in the mile run during the indoor season...logged a personal-best 4:04.81 at the Virginia Tech Challenge to claim fifth...that performance also ranks No. 4 on Duke's all-time list...finished 11th in 4:10.0 at the ACC Indoor Championships...at the same event, led off the sixth-place DMR (9:49.19)...led off the winning DMR squad at the Armory Collegiate (9:56.17)...named Indoor Freshman of the Year...outdoors, was an IC4A qualifier in the 1,500m, placing 23rd event with a mark of 3:55.41...notched a personal-best 3:47.84 in the 1,500m to take fifth at the Duke Twilight...also competed on several relay squads for the Blue Devils...ran the third leg in the 4x800m relay to help Duke take seventh at the IC4A Championships (7:29.16)...ran the second leg for the winning 4x1,500m squad at the Raleigh Relays (15:41.38)...helped the 4xmile relay team finish seventh at the Penn Relays (16:39.49).
Prior to Duke: Ran for Columbia University during the 2009 season...in high school, earned all-state honors in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track...All-America in the 4x800m relay during the 2008 winter season...National Honor Society member.
Personal: Son of Domenick and Lauren DeMatteo...born Oct. 14, 1991...has a brother, Anthony...majoring in biology.
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