Matthew Estopinal - Men's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Matthew Estopinal

Computer Science • Mathematics

Class Senior
Hometown Huntsville, Ala.
High School Randolph
Major Computer Science

Career Results

Career Honors

  • 2021 USTFCCA All-Region
  • 2021 USTFCCCA All-Academic
  • 2021-22 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
  • 2021 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2020-21 CoSIDA Academic First-Team All-District
  • 2020 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll (cross country)
  • 2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll (cross country)

As a Senior (2021-22)
Cross Country

  • Second on the team and 25th overall (30:36.01) at the 10k NCAA South Regional Championships (Nov. 12)
  • First on the team and 15th overall (23:58.7) at the 8k SEC Championships (Oct. 29)
  • Second overall and first on the team (24:31.4) at the 8k Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)
  • First on the team and sixth overall (24:37.4) at the 8k Joe Piane Invitational (Oct. 1)
  • Overall runner-up and first on the team (24:46.7) at the 8k Commodore Classic (Sept. 17)
  • Finished 15th overall and first on the team (18:19.7) at the 5k Mizzou Opener (Sept. 3)

Track and Field 

  • Third overall in 5,000 meters (15:14.20) at home outdoor meet, the Music City Challenge
  • Set personal best at PNC Lenny Lyles Invitational (Jan. 29) in the mile (4:21.42)

As a Junior (2020-21)
Cross Country

  • CoSIDA Academic First-Team All-District
  • SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll 
  • Competed and scored in all four meets
  • Ran as an individual and finished 40th (24:20.5) at the FSU Winter Classic (Feb. 5)
  • First Commodore and 21st overall (24:35.6) at SEC Championships (Oct. 30)
  • Second on team and 21st overall (24:24.46) at Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)
  • Overall runner-up (first on team) with time of 24:05.6 at Gans Creek Classic (Oct. 3)
  • Second on team and 12th overall (25:21.6) to lead Vanderbilt to third-place finish at Commodore Classic (Sept. 19)

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
Track and Field

  • Seventh in the 5,000 meters at the Music City Challenge (Feb. 14) with a time of 14:39.37
  • Runner-up in the 5,000 meters (14:50.92) at season-opening Vanderbilt Invitational (Jan. 17)
  • Outdoor season cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Cross Country

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Scored at every meet he competed
  • Second on the team and 32nd overall (31:21.4) at NCAA Regionals (Nov. 15)
  • Second on the team and 35th overall (24:03.7) at SEC Championships (Nov. 1)
  • Vanderbilt finished 10th with its lowest point total at the conference meet since 1980
  • Third on the team and 18th overall (25:26.7) at Pre-Nationals (Oct. 19)
  • Second on the team and 41st overall (24:31.0) at Louisville Classic (Oct. 5)

As a Freshman (2018-19)
Cross Country

  • Finished 91st (27:23.4) in 8k at Commodore Classic
  • Finished 76th (25:18.5) in 8k at Louisville Classic
  • Finished 96th (25:38.3) in 8k at SEC Championships