2012: Indoor: Took gold in the Blue and Orange Opener in shot put with a career-best distance of 16.25m ... posted a distance of 16.83m in the men's shot put at the Conference USA Championship.

Outdoor: Ranked 61st in the nation in the discus with a personal-best of 53.78m in posted at the Texas Tech Red Raider Open ... Competed at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the men's discus and finished 27th overall ... finished fourth at the C-USA Championships in the men's discus ... Claimed gold in discuss with a distance of 51.38m at the Don Kirby Invitational ... took third place at the UTEP Springtime in discus throw ... posted a throw of 15.37m in shot put at the C-USA Championships.

Before UTEP: 2009 (Houston): Indoor: Began the season with a second-place finish in the shot put at the Texas A&M Opener with a mark of 15.77m (51-09) ... also finished second at the Leonard Hilton Memorial, throwing a distance of 15.70m (51-06.25) ... placed sixth at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational (15.32m/50-03.25) and the Houston Indoor Invitational (15.80m/51-10) in the shot put ... set a personal record of 15.91m (52-02.5) at the C-USA Championships.

Outdoor: Claimed fifth place in the discus at the TSU Relays ... finished in ninth place at the ASU Sun Angel Classic with a distance of 47.08m (154-05) ... landing a mark of 46.65m (153-00), finished 14th in the discus at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... notched a sixth-place finish at the J. Fred Duckett Rice Twilight, making a 46.74m (153-04) toss ... took 10th at the Texas Invitational with a mark of 47.10m (154-06) ... at the Rice All-Comers Meet, finished third, throwing a distance of 44.94m (147-05) ... took second at the C-USA Championships, setting a PR in the discus with a throw of 48.95m (160-07).

High School: Competed at Parkland High School in El Paso, Texas, for coaches Al Licon and Icu James ... Helped the Matadors to three district titles ... Won a pair of state titles in the discus ... Also holds the district and school record with a toss of 58.63m (192-04) ... Also played football and was an All-City selection as a fullback and linebacker ... Member of the National Honor Society and was valedictorian of his class.

Personal: Born on Oct. 10, 1989, in Albuquerque, N.M. ... Son of Steve and Annette Dudley ... Father Steve qualified for the Olympics in the discus.

Matt Dudley

Matt  Dudley


El Paso, Texas

High School:
Parkland High School

Last College:
University of Houston




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