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     Matt Zaluckyj
    Matt Zaluckyj

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Crystal Lake, Ill.

    High School:
    Crystal Lake South

    Event:
    XC/Middle Distance


    06/26/2013

    Sixty-Four UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL 2012-13 Honor Roll

    Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters

    05/17/2013

    UIC Student-Athletes Go Through Commencement Services

    50 student-athletes receive bachelor's degree in spring, summer sessions

    10/27/2012

    Cross Country Shines at the 2012 Horizon League Championships

    Women place second for highest ever finish

    10/27/2012

    Men's and Women's XC Teams Place Second at HL Championships

    Pat Niyork crowned Newcomer of the Year

    09/01/2012

    Cross Country Begins Season With Strong Performance at Home Opener

    Men claim team title; women grab second

    Will compete for the cross country team in the fall of 2012 to finish his eligibility.

    OURDOOR 2012: Opened the outdoor season with a 1:52.55 in the 800 at the Raleigh Relays for eight place ... placed third in the 400 at the Chicagoland Championships with a career-best time of 48.71 ... took second in the 800 at the Eagle Invite with a career-best time of 1:49.51 and a member of the winning 4x400 team that clocked a season-best 3:13.40 ... ran a 1:50.15 in the 800 at the Musco Invite to place fifth ... ran the 800 at the Drake Relays and placed seventh in the college division with a 1:51.38 and was a member of the 4x400 team that clocked a 3:15.77 .... claimed runner-up honors at the Horizon League Championships in the 800 with a 1:51.20 ... represented UIC in the 800 at the NCAA West Regional meet with a time of 1:51.76.

    INDOOR 2012: Began the season with a personal-best mile of 4:24.38 at the Dick Pond open for second place ... won the 800 at the Carthage Tadd Metzger Invite with a time of 1:57.24 ... clocked a 1:53.45 in the 800 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invite ... took third overall in the 800 at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 1:52.49 ... grabbed second in the 800 at the Horizon League Championships with a result of 1:50.92 and in the 4x400 with a time of 3:15.42 ... he also was a member of the DMR which placed third (10:08.49).

    OUTDOOR 2011: Took runner-up honors in the 800 at the Chicagoland Championships with a time of 1:55.19 ... won the 800 at the DePaul Invite with a result of 1:53.02 ... clocked a 50.00 in the 400 at the Cougar Invite to place third overall ... placed fourth in the 800 at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 1:52.76 and his 4x400 team took second with a 3:15.07

    INDOOR 2011: Ran two races during the 2011 indoor season and clocked a 52.18 and a 52.12 in the 400 meters.

    OUTDOOR 2010: Clocked a 1:53.41 in the 800 at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invite to place fourth overall ... took fifth at the Marquette Twilight in the 1,500 with a time of 4:06.07 ... claimed victory in the 800 at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 1:51.44 and was a member of the winning 4x100 team that crossed the line at 41.57 ... also a member of the third-place 4x400 team with a time of 3:14.07 ... ran a season-best time of 1:50.72 in the 800 at the Dr. Keeler Invite to claim top honors.

    INDOOR 2010: Ran an indoor season-best time of 1:58.19 at the Keck Ecumenical Meet on Feb. 5 ... placed second at the Chicagoland Championships in the 800 with a time of 1:58.55 ... member of the winning 4x400 team at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 3:21.91 ... also placed second in the DMR with a time of 10:10.71.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Won the 800-meter run at the Elmhurst Invitational Apr. 4 with a time of 1:56.13 ... at the Chicagoland Classic he took fourth place in the 400-meter run with a time of 50.85 ... also placed fourth at the Redbird Classic Jan. 24 in the 800-meter run ... placed third at the Badger Track Classic Jan. 17 and had a season's best time in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:39.31.

    PREP AND PERSONAL:
    Two-year letterwinner in both track and soccer and one-time letterwinner in wrestling at Crystal Lake South (Ill.) ... Sectional Champion in track in his senior year ... two-time state qualifier in the 4x800-meter relay ... earned fifth place in the state finals in the 4x800-meter relay ... All-Fox Valley Conference soccer selection ... Illinois All-State Academic Team Honorable Mention in soccer ... named team captain and MVP in soccer during his senior campaign ... biggest athletic to date is getting 5th at IHSA State Meet (4x400 Relay) ... born August 17, 1989 in Rockford, Ill. ... son of Doug and Ann Miller ... has two siblings, Justin and Tori ... currently enrolled as a mathematics major.

    Career-Best Indoor Times
    200-Meter Dash:
    23.68 (2/14/09)
    400-Meter Dash: 50.85 (2/14/09)
    800-Meter Run: 1:50.92 (2/25/12)
    One-Mile Run: 4:24:38 (1/13/12)

    Career-Best Outdoor Times
    200-Meter Dash:
    23.27 (4/24/12)
    400-Meter Dash: 48.71 (4/6/12)
    800-Meter Run: 1:49.51 (4/14/12)
    1,500-Meter Run: 4:06.07 (4/24/10)