Kansas Jayhawks

Matt Harding

Position Middle Distance
Height 6'5"
Class Freshman
Hometown Wichita, Kan.
High School Bishop Carroll


2020 INDOOR (Fr.)
Made his KU debut at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6), where he ran a personal best 2:34.91 in the 1,000 meters … Ran a personal best in the 800 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/14-2/15), finishing in 1:56.15 … Placed 14th at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/28-2/29), running a 1:57.91 in the 800 meters.

Attended Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita, Kansas, where he was a 12-time letterwinner between cross country, swim and dive and track and field… Was a member of back-to-back conference championship teams in track and field in 2018 and 2019, and were four-time city league track and field champions… Team took third at the KSHSAA Cross Country State Championships in 2014 and 2018… Was a two-time All-State Cross Country member and a three-time All-State member in track and field and swimming.

Son of Paul and Jan Harding… Has two siblings, Robert and Danielle… Plans to major in Mechanical Engineering.