T&F: Matthew Boling Named SEC Runner of the Week

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T&F: Matthew Boling Named SEC Runner of the Week

Matthew Boling
Matthew Boling

Georgia sophomore sprinter Matthew Boling has been named the Southeastern Conference Men’s Co-Runner of the Week following the Carolina Challenge, according to a league announcement.

Boling, a native of Houston, Texas, shared this week’s honor with Arkansas’ Amon Kemboi.  Boling was the 2020 SEC Indoor Men’s Freshman Runner of the Year and was a two-time SEC Freshman of the Week last indoor season.

Boling made his collegiate debut in the 400-meter dash and left with a victory thanks to the country’s fastest time this year.  He clocked a 45.51, which is the second fastest in the world this year and also ranks second on Georgia’s all-time top-10 list behind only the late great Torrin Lawrence’s 45.03 from 2010.

The No. 3 Bulldogs return to action at the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., on Jan. 29-30.

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