Missouri State collects the most A-Final swims of any team with 13
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011
2011-12: Swam two events on the second day of the 2012 MAC Championships; Finished 18th in the 100 fly timed final (50.49); finished 11th in the 100 back timed final (51.25)...Captured his first top-eight finish at the conference meet in the 200 fly with sixth place (1:49.48); Only .18 seconds separated third and sixth place...During the dual meet season, he won the 200 fly on three different occasions: vs. SIU (10/15), at Truman State (1/14) and vs. Evansville (1/27)...Also took home first place in the 500 free vs. Lindenwood (11/4)...Finished on the season's top times list in the 100 back (3rd), 100 fly (3rd) and 200 fly (2nd).
Background: Came to Missouri State from West Monroe High School and the City of Shreveport Swim Team...Was conference champion multiple times in the 100 fly; also broke the conference meet record in the event...Was Louisiana state champion in the 100 fly as a junior; also finished third at state in the 200 IM his junior season...Received numerous academic awards as a student at West Monroe including Senior of Distinction.
Personal: Matthew Wilson is the son of John and Kathy Wilson...Born on October 12, 1992 in West Monroe, La...Plans to major in exercise & movement science.