Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 15, 2014

Rams sign cross country runner

Staff report
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Bluefield College head cross country coach Travis Roberts has announced his first commitment of the season. Matthew Bowman, a senior from Sullivan Central High School in Blountville, Tenn., will enroll at Bluefield in the fall. Bowman has participated in cross country since middle school, including three years for the Cougars.

Bowman has clocked a 5k time of 19:26 as well as a 5:13 mile. In track he’s registered a 59-second 400-meter time and posted a 2:21 time in 800-meters. In 2012, Bowman was named most improved runner at his school.