Getting To Know Eastern Michigan's Matt Hammersmith

Updated 9/23/2010

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Throughout the fall, will bring you our "Getting to Know" video features as we get to know student-althletes and coaches from around the conference. Today we get to know Eastern Michigan cross country runner Matt Hammersmith.

Hammersmith ran in six races last season and earned second-team All-MAC honors. He also earned Academic All-MAC honors. Hammersmith was named EMU's Most Improved Runner, along with teammate James Hughes. He also ran a time of 26:18.6 at the MAC Championships to help the Eagles to a second place finish and earn All-MAC honors. Hammersimth also posted a time of 32:59.39 at the Great Lakes Regional.

The Eagles head north to Ontario, Canada to run in Western Ontario International. Race time is scheduled for 10 a.m.