Career Report for Matthew Penna

Class of 2020

Cross Country Career

The following chart plots the mile pace for every race throughout high school for this runner. The blue anchor points show the races where the runner improved.



Course-Specific Personal Bests

Below is a listing of Matthew Penna's best times on each course. Click on the course name to see a chart of those races.

Course Distance   Time     Pace   PR Date PR Event # of Races
on Course
Belmont Plateau 3.1 17:30 5:39 9/15/18 Briarwood Invitational 1
Bowdoin Park 3.1 19:10 6:11 11/26/16 Nike Cross New England 2
Camp Sloper 1.5 8:17 5:31 7/23/18 Ice Cream Time Trial 1
Camp Sloper 1.94 12:11 6:17 9/13/16 Southington vs Hall 1
Camp Sloper 3.1 17:23 5:36 9/17/19 Conard, Avon, Southington 6
Cornelius State Forest 1.86 11:02 5:56 9/10/16 Vineyard Invitational 1
Elizabeth Park 3.1 18:28 5:57 10/13/16 Quad v NB HP and Bulkeley 1
Fisher Meadows 3.1 17:10 5:32 9/19/17 Conard, Avon, Southington 1
Hall HS 3.1 16:58 5:28 10/1/19 Hall v Simsbury v Southington 1
JB Williams Park 2.7 16:39 6:10 9/27/16 Dual vs Glstnbry, Smsbry 1
Northwest Catholic HS 3.05 16:56 5:33 10/9/18 Southington vs NW Catholic 1
Six Flags Wild Safari, NJ 3.1 16:38 5:22 9/28/19 Wild Safari Invitational 1
Somers HS 3.1 16:30 5:19 9/7/19 Big Red Invitational 2
Southington HS Track 2 10:08 5:04 8/27/19 Time Trial 4
Stratton Brook Park Pre-2019 2.16 12:54 5:58 10/25/16 CCC Freshman Championship 1
Stratton Brook Park Pre-2019 3.1 18:40 6:01 10/3/17 Hall v Simsbury v Southington 2
West Hartford Reservoir 3.1 17:51 5:45 9/17/18 Conard, Avon, Southington 1
Wickham Park 3.1 16:42 5:23 10/16/19 CCC Championships 11
Winding Trails 3 17:02 5:41 9/27/18 Dual vs Farmington and Glastonbury 1
Woods Hill Trail, VT 3.1 17:20 5:36 10/5/19 Woods Trail Run 2
Wrentham Developmental Center 3.1 17:22 5:36 9/30/17 Frank Kelley Invitational 1

Distance-only Personal Bests

This considers only the courses with distances of 2, 3 and 5K (3.1 mile).

Standard
Distance (Mi)
  Time   Pace Date Event Course # of Races
at Distance
2 10:08 5:04 8/27/19 Time Trial Southington HS Track 4
3 17:02 5:41 9/27/18 Dual vs Farmington and Glastonbury Winding Trails 1
3.1 16:30 5:19 9/7/19 Big Red Invitational Somers HS 32

Career Summary

Below is a summary of each season run by Matthew Penna.

Year # of Races Average Pace Improvements / Chances Rank on Team Best # Std Dev
Fr 10 6:15 0/0 9 1.70
So 11 5:56 5/8 4 1.57
Jr 12 5:41 6/6 1 1.75
Sr 10 5:30 7/8 1 1.66
Southington Career 43 5:50 18/22

Complete Race and Improvement History: Table

The following table is a listing of every race throughout high school for this runner.

Date Event Course Distance Division Place # Std
Dev
Time   Pace   Improvement
11/1/19 CT State Open Championship Wickham Park 3.1 V 37/205 0.93 16:58 5:28 You ROCK! (LY)
10/26/19 CT State Division Championships Wickham Park 3.1 V 26/181 1.33 16:57 5:28 You ROCK! (LY)
10/16/19 CCC Championships Wickham Park 3.1 V 17/232 1.61 16:42 5:23 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
10/8/19 NW Catholic at Southington Camp Sloper 3.1 V 2/50 18:47 6:04
10/5/19 Woods Trail Run Woods Hill Trail, VT 3.1 V 12/735 1.28 17:20 5:36 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
10/1/19 Hall v Simsbury v Southington Hall HS 3.1 V 2/188 1.66 16:58 5:28 You ROCK! (SBP)
9/28/19 Wild Safari Invitational Six Flags Wild Safari, NJ 3.1 V 8/162 1.32 16:38 5:22
9/17/19 Conard, Avon, Southington Camp Sloper 3.1 V 5/87 1.52 17:23 5:36 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
9/7/19 Big Red Invitational Somers HS 3.1 V 2/198 1.53 16:30 5:19 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PG, PR)
8/27/19 Time Trial Southington HS Track 2 V 10:08 5:04 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
10/26/18 CT State Class Champs Wickham Park 3.1 V 46/175 1.07 17:15 5:34 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
10/16/18 CCC Championships Wickham Park 3.1 V 13/61 1.42 17:19 5:35 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
10/9/18 Southington vs NW Catholic Northwest Catholic HS 3.05 V 2/50 16:56 5:33
10/6/18 Wickham Park Invitational Wickham Park 3.1 V 40/175 1.17 18:02 5:49 You ROCK! (LY, LR)
10/2/18 Hall v Simsbury v Southington Camp Sloper 3.1 V 2/53 1.75 18:07 5:51 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PG, PR, SBP)
9/27/18 Dual vs Farmington and Glastonbury Winding Trails 3 V 17:02 5:41
9/17/18 Conard, Avon, Southington West Hartford Reservoir 3.1 V 7/132 1.28 17:51 5:45
9/15/18 Briarwood Invitational Belmont Plateau 3.1 V 22/106 1.32 17:30 5:39 You ROCK! (PG)
9/11/18 Southington vs. Manchester Camp Sloper 3.1 V 3/32 18:42 6:02 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
9/8/18 Big Red Invitational Somers HS 3.1 V 4/174 1.47 17:27 5:38 You ROCK! (PG)
9/1/18 Time Trial Southington HS Track 2 V 10:37 5:19 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
7/23/18 Ice Cream Time Trial Camp Sloper 1.5 8:17 5:31
11/25/17 Nike Cross New England Bowdoin Park 3.1 Open 73/169 -0.03 19:17 6:13
10/28/17 CT State Class Champs Wickham Park 3.1 V 96/184 0.55 18:33 5:59
10/17/17 CCC Championships Wickham Park 3.1 V 46/229 1.39 17:38 5:41 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
10/7/17 Wickham Park Invitational Wickham Park 3.1 V 60/87 1.05 18:44 6:03
10/3/17 Hall v Simsbury v Southington Stratton Brook Park Pre-2019 3.1 V 20/159 1.10 18:40 6:01 You ROCK! (LR, PG, PR)
9/30/17 Frank Kelley Invitational Wrentham Developmental Center 3.1 V 49/135 0.88 17:22 5:36 You ROCK! (PG)
9/26/17 Glastonbury, Farmington v SHS Camp Sloper 3.1 V 11/79 1.05 19:57 6:26 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
9/19/17 Conard, Avon, Southington Fisher Meadows 3.1 V 6/91 1.57 17:10 5:32 You ROCK! (PG, SBP)
9/16/17 Stratton Brook Invite Stratton Brook Park Pre-2019 3.1 V 22/73 1.11 18:48 6:04
9/12/17 Southington vs Manchester Wickham Park 3.1 18:34 5:59 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
8/30/17 Time Trial Southington HS Track 2 V 11:20 5:40 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
11/26/16 Nike Cross New England Bowdoin Park 3.1 V 90/224 -0.10 19:10 6:11
10/25/16 CCC Freshman Championship Stratton Brook Park Pre-2019 2.16 Fr 13/129 1.20 12:54 5:58
10/19/16 CCC Championships Wickham Park 3.1 JV 52/577 0.82 20:16 6:32
10/13/16 Quad v NB HP and Bulkeley Elizabeth Park 3.1 V 18:28 5:57 You ROCK! (PG)
10/1/16 Woods Trail Run Woods Hill Trail, VT 3.1 V 245/829 0.58 19:52 6:25 You ROCK! (PG)
9/27/16 Dual vs Glstnbry, Smsbry JB Williams Park 2.7 V 16:39 6:10
9/20/16 Southington vs Conard Camp Sloper 3.1 V 12/89 1.04 20:49 6:43
9/13/16 Southington vs Hall Camp Sloper 1.94 JV 2/78 1.70 12:11 6:17 You ROCK! (SBP)
9/10/16 Vineyard Invitational Cornelius State Forest 1.86 Fr 6/54 1.11 11:02 5:56 You ROCK! (PG)
9/1/16 Southington Time Trial Southington HS Track 2 V 12:16 6:08

Glossary:

  • LY = Beat time from the same course a year ago
  • LR = Beat time from the most recent running of the course
  • PR = Set a new PR
  • PG = Beat personal goal
  • SBP = Season's best performance based on position of finish relative to the field. (Highest # of standard deviations).
  • # Std Dev = The number of standard deviations from the mean.

All columns are sortable by clicking on the column heading.



Track Results

Season Records

Season Grade800m1000m1600m3000m3200m2000m Steeplechase3000m Steeplechase
2017Fr2:16.87-5:00.62-10:58.807:59.17 PR12:29.99
2018So2:12.542:52.634:46.279:59.5810:09.84--
2019Jr2:05.10 PR2:43.39 PR4:36.349:23.5310:08.22-9:52.90 PR

By Event


800m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/13/17 Record Journal Invitational 2:16.87 V SR 8
12/27/17 Jack Long Invitational 2:15.36 V PR (Δ=1.51,1.1%)
SR
LR (Δ=1.51,1.1%)
13
5/8/18 Simsbury at Southington 2:12.54 V PR (Δ=2.82,2.1%)
SR (Δ=2.82,2.1%)
LR (Δ=2.82,2.1%)
3
4/2/19 Dual vs Avon 2:08.00 V PR (Δ=4.54,3.4%)
LR (Δ=4.54,3.4%)
2
4/30/19 Dual vs Farmington 2:05.10 V PR (Δ=2.90,2.3%)
SR (Δ=7.44,5.6%)
LR (Δ=2.90,2.3%)
1

1000m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
1/6/18 Elm City Relays 2:55.97 V 23
1/13/18 SCC Coaches Invitational 2:52.63 V PR (Δ=3.34,1.9%)
SR
LR (Δ=3.34,1.9%)
29
1/27/18 CCC Championships 2:57.23 19
1/5/19 URI Rhody Classic 2:43.39 V PR (Δ=9.24,5.4%)
SR (Δ=9.24,5.4%)
LR (Δ=13.84,7.8%)
LY (Δ=12.58,7.1%)
3

1600m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/21/17 Trinity Elite Distance Invitational 5:00.62 V SR 7
5/9/17 Dual vs Hall 5:10.83 V 22
5/18/17 Central CT Froshmore Championship 5:11.90 F/S 5
12/9/17 Hillhouse Developmental Meet 4:56.09 V PR (Δ=4.53,1.5%)
LR (Δ=15.81,5.1%)
18
1/6/18 Elm City Relays 5:00.98 V 28
1/27/18 CCC Championships 4:54.78 PR (Δ=1.31,0.4%)
SR (Δ=5.84,1.9%)
LR (Δ=6.20,2.1%)
26
2/3/18 NCCC Last Chance Meet 4:56.47 V 6
4/5/18 Dual vs Glastonbury and Avon 4:56.79 V 5
4/17/18 Southington at Hall 4:54.20 V PR (Δ=0.58,0.2%)
LR (Δ=2.59,0.9%)
LY (Δ=6.42,2.1%)
7
5/8/18 Simsbury at Southington 4:46.27 V PR (Δ=7.93,2.7%)
SR (Δ=14.35,4.8%)
LR (Δ=7.93,2.7%)
LY (Δ=24.56,7.9%)
1
12/15/18 Hillhouse Invitational 4:38.83 V PR (Δ=7.44,2.6%)
LR (Δ=7.44,2.6%)
LY (Δ=17.26,5.8%)
5
1/19/19 SCC Coaches Invitational 4:36.34 V PR (Δ=2.49,0.9%)
SR (Δ=9.93,3.5%)
LR (Δ=2.49,0.9%)
5
2/2/19 CCC Championships 4:42.29 LY (Δ=12.49,4.2%) 8
2/9/19 LL State Open 4:39.64 V LR (Δ=2.65,0.9%)
LY (Δ=16.83,5.7%)
12
4/9/19 Dual vs Glastonbury 4:36.80 V LR (Δ=2.84,1.0%)
LY (Δ=19.99,6.7%)
4/23/19 Dual vs Conard 4:32.01 V PR (Δ=4.33,1.6%)
SR (Δ=14.26,5.0%)
LR (Δ=4.79,1.7%)
LY (Δ=22.19,7.5%)
3
5/11/19 Greater Hartford Invite 4:33.59 V LY (Δ=12.68,4.4%) 7
5/15/19 Dual vs NW Catholic 4:37.54 V 2
5/21/19 CCC Outdoor 19 4:39.22 V 9

3000m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
1/20/18 Yale Interscholastic Classic 9:59.58 SR 200
1/12/19 Yale Invitational 9:23.53 V PR (Δ=36.05,6.0%)
SR (Δ=36.05,6.0%)
LR (Δ=36.05,6.0%)
73
4/27/19 O'Grady Relays 9:19.53 V PR (Δ=4.00,0.7%)
SR (Δ=40.05,6.7%)
LR (Δ=4.00,0.7%)
4

3200m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/26/17 Dual vs. Wethersfield 10:58.80 V SR 3
4/5/18 Dual vs Glastonbury and Avon 10:50.34 V PR (Δ=8.46,1.3%)
LR (Δ=8.46,1.3%)
5
4/13/18 Record Journal Invitational 10:30.32 V PR (Δ=20.02,3.1%)
LR (Δ=20.02,3.1%)
4
4/21/18 Panther Invitational 10:18.12 V PR (Δ=12.20,1.9%)
LR (Δ=12.20,1.9%)
LY (Δ=40.68,6.2%)
8
5/5/18 Middletown Varsity Meet 10:09.84 V PR (Δ=8.28,1.3%)
SR (Δ=48.96,7.4%)
LR (Δ=8.28,1.3%)
25
5/14/18 NW Catholic @ SHS 10:53.19 V 3
12/22/18 Hillhouse Qualifier 10:08.22 V PR (Δ=1.62,0.3%)
SR (Δ=50.58,7.7%)
LR (Δ=44.97,6.9%)
2
2/2/19 CCC Championships 10:21.23 14
4/12/19 RJ Invite 9:47.00 V PR (Δ=21.22,3.5%)
SR (Δ=21.22,3.5%)
LR (Δ=34.23,5.5%)
LY (Δ=43.32,6.9%)
1
5/21/19 CCC Outdoor 19 10:23.61 V 7
5/29/19 Class LL Outdoor 19 9:56.68 V LR (Δ=26.93,4.3%) 25

2000m Steeplechase

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/29/17 O'Grady Relays 7:59.17 V SR 36

3000m Steeplechase

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
6/14/17 State Open Steeple, Deca/Hep, Hammer Day 2 12:29.99 V SR 38
5/4/19 CT Steeplechase Exhibition 9:52.90 PR (Δ=2:37.09,20.9%)
SR
LR (Δ=2:37.09,20.9%)
2

4x800m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
12/9/17 Hillhouse Developmental Meet 9:06.90 V LR (Δ=32.22,5.6%) 7
12/30/17 Hillhouse Qualifier 9:33.42 V 9
1/13/18 SCC Coaches Invitational 8:47.73 V LR (Δ=1:07.50,11.3%) 13
1/27/18 CCC Championships 8:37.94 3
2/10/18 Class LL State Championships 8:34.17 V LR (Δ=13.56,2.6%)
LY (Δ=45.00,8.0%)
6
4/17/18 Southington at Hall 9:25.40 V 2
5/1/18 SHS at Farmington 9:19.80 V LR (Δ=5.60,1.0%)
4/2/19 Dual vs Avon 8:42.18 V LR (Δ=59.14,10.2%) 1
4/16/19 Dual vs Hall 8:29.74 V LR (Δ=1:14.16,12.7%)
LY (Δ=55.66,9.8%)
2
4/30/19 Dual vs Farmington 8:48.54 V LR (Δ=46.48,8.1%)
LY (Δ=31.26,5.6%)
1

Distance Medley 12-4-8-16

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
1/6/18 Elm City Relays 11:56.51 V 5
12/29/18 Hillhouse Relays 11:13.64 V LR (Δ=42.87,6.0%) 1