Evan Matthews


Player profile

  • Hometown Pickerington, Ohio
  • Last School Pickerington H.S.
  • Year Junior
  • Major Exploring

Ohio State Overview

  • Evan is exploring majors in the science and technology areas.
  • He has competed at two Big Ten indoor championships in the 400 hurdles for the Buckeyes.
  • Qualified for the finals in the 400 hurdles at the 2021 Big Ten indoor meet but was injured during the finals.
  • Worked extremely hard at his rehabilitation after that meet and was an alternate at the 2021 NCAA Indoor Championships for the 4×400-meter relay team.



  • Did not compete.


  • Did not compete.

As a Sophomore

  • Season Bests (I): 47.08 (400 Meters).

More on Evan

  • Ran the fastest 300 hurdles time in the nation as a high school senior in 2019: 36.12
  • He won the 2019 state championship in the 300 hurdles
  • Won the 2019 Midwest Meet of Champions in the 300 hurdles
  • Helped Pickerington to back-to-back Ohio State track and field championships in 2018 and 2019
  • State 300 hurdles champion as a senior
  • Was a three-time state champion as a senior as he also was part of the state record-setting 4×400 and 4×200 relay teams