Matthew Bieszard
Matthew Bieszard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Midland Park, N.J.
High School: Midland Park
Position: Sprints

Yale PRs
500m 1:03.69
400mR 47.90
400m 48.92
200m 21.04
100m 10.91
60m 7.24

2011-2012: Yale men’s track & field captain.
2010-2011: Key contributor on sprint relays, helped qualify 4x100, and 4x400m relays for outdoor IC4As … Competed in 100m and 200m at outdoor Heps, where he also anchored 4x400m and 4x100m relays to top-five finishes … Winner of 100m and runner-up in 200m at Harvard-Yale … At indoor IC4As, ran third-fastest time in 200m on Yale all-time indoor list and competed on 4x400m relay that ran 12th fastest time on Yale indoor all-time list … Began competing in 500-meter dash, eventually scoring at indoor Heps and running ninth-fastest time on Yale indoor all-time list … Opened indoor season strong with wins in 400m at season opener and Dartmouth-Columbia.
2009-2010: At outdoor Heps, placed third in 200m with a PR of 21.04 in preliminaries and fourth in 100m … Ran on 4x100m and 4x400m relays throughout outdoor season and helped 4x100m place second at outdoor Heps and run fifth-fastest time on Yale outdoor all-time list, earning All-Ivy honors … Ran 10th fastest time in 200m (22.27) on Yale indoor all-time list and 12th fastest in 400m (49.24) … Placed seventh in 400m and helped 4x400m place fourth at indoor Heps.
2008-2009: Set Yale freshman 400m record for indoor (49.24) at Heptagonal Championships … Was part of 4 x 400m relay that took sixth at IC4A Championships … Helped set 4 x 400m meet record at Yale/Harvard vs. Oxford/Cambridge.
High School: School record holder in the 55m with a time of 6.7... State Group 1 champion in the 200m and 400m. 

Personal: Davenport College … Political Science.