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Name Matthew Griffiths, M
Nickname Matthew
Side bow
Str side competence (0 to 5)  1
Noviced in 2009
Status Graduate

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Rowing Career

According to our records, Matthew Griffiths has rowed in 106 events with First & Third (or BPBC) at a highest level of 1st men's VIII and most recently on the 1/12/17

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Number of posts  47
Most recent post  13/3/15 3:28pm, "A quote from Blanka"
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Official crews and main results

2009 - 2010
Mich Term 1st men's VIII at 3
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:09.88   2nd Cam college, 8th overall
  2nd men's IV at 3
  Fairbairn Cup - IVs (Senior IVs): 11:44   10th, Fastest 2nd College IV (2nd men's IV)
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at 3
  Lent Bumps: Rowed Over - ; Head of the River
May Term 1st men's VIII at bow
  May Bumps: Rowed Over - ; Head of the River
2010 - 2011
Mich Term 1st men's VIII at str
  University IVs (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Caius in the semi finals (1st men's IV at str)
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:23    (1st men's VIII at 3)
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at bow
  Lent Bumps: Down 2 - Bumped by Downing and Caius; 3rd in division 1
May Term 1st men's VIII at 2
  May Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Caius, Downing and St. Catharine's; 4th in division 1
  6th men's VIII at 6
2011 - 2012
Mich Term 1st men's VIII at 6
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 15:06   10th in College VIIIs
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at 6
  Lent Bumps: Down 2 - Bumped by LMBC and Queens'; 5th in division 1
May Term 1st men's VIII at 6
  May Bumps: Down 1 - Bumped St. Catharine's, bumped by Jesus and LMBC; 5th in division 1
2012 - 2013
Mich Term Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 16:14   8th invitational crew; 41st overall (BPBC 2nd men's VIII at 7)
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at 2
  Lent Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped LMBC; 4th in division 1
May Term 1st men's VIII at 2
  May Bumps: Down 1 - Bumped by St. Catharine's; 6th in division 1
2013 - 2014
Mich Term Light IV at str
  University IVs (Light IVs): Dead Heat with LMBC, Beat LMBC by 4s in the semi finals and Lost to Downing by 38s in the final
  1st men's IV at str
  University IVs (1st division): Lost to Clare by 45s in the 1st round (1st men's IV)
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 15:33.7   13th College VIII (2nd men's VIII at 5)
Lent Term 3rd men's VIII at 5
  Lent Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Magdalene II and Selwyn II; 8th in division 3
May Term 1st men's VIII at str
  May Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped St. Catharine's, bumped by Pembroke; 6th in division 1
2014 - 2015
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at str
  Lent Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Christ's and LMBC; 6th in division 1
May Term 1st men's VIII at 2
  May Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Jesus, bumped by Jesus; 6th in division 1
2015 - 2016
Mich Term 1st men's VIII at 5
  University IVs (Light IVs): Beat Jesus by 1m 11s in the final (4 Bowsiders, No Cox at bow (steers))
  University IVs (1st division): Beat Trinity Hall by turning up in the heats and Lost to Catz by 15s in the quarter finals (1st men's IV at 3)
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:37.5   5th Cambridge College, 11th overall
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at 3
  Lent Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Queens', bumped by LMBC; 6th in division 1
May Term 1st men's VIII at 5
  May Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Downing, bumped by Clare; 6th in division 1
2016 - 2017
Mich Term 2nd men's VIII at 7
  University IVs (Light IVs): (Gents' Coxless IV at bow (steers))
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 16:10.2   31st, 2nd Cambridge college M2
Lent Term 1st men's VIII at 5
  Lent Bumps: Down 2 - Bumped by Peterhouse and Christ's; 8th in division 1
May Term 2nd men's VIII at 7
  May Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped Clare II and Darwin, bumped by Sidney Sussex; 14th in division 2
2017 - 2018
Mich Term Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 16:42    (BPBC 1st men's VIII at 7)

Coaching

2011 - 2012

2nd women's VIII, May Term 2012

2013 - 2014

2nd men's VIII, Lent Term 2014

2014 - 2015

2nd men's VIII, Mich Term 2014
1st women's novice VIII, Mich Term 2014

2015 - 2016

2nd men's VIII, Mich Term 2015

2016 - 2017

1st men's novice VIII, Mich Term 2016
3rd men's VIII, Lent Term 2017
1st men's VIII, May Term 2017

2017 - 2018

1st men's novice VIII, Mich Term 2017

Full results record

2009 - 2010

Cambridge Winter Head (College VIIIs): 8:42   4th College VIII, 9th overall (1st men's VIII at bow)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:09.88   2nd Cam college, 8th overall (1st men's VIII at 3)
Fairbairn Cup - IVs (Senior IVs): 11:44   10th, Fastest 2nd College IV (2nd men's IV at 3)
Head of the Nene (IM2 VIIIs): 19:15   2nd in IM2 (1st men's VIII at 3)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: beat Caius easily in the final (1st men's VIII at 3)
Lent Bumps: Rowed Over - ; Head of the River (1st men's VIII at 3)
2nd Trinity Challenge Sculls (Men's pairs): (Massive at bow)
Kingston Head (Intermediate 2 VIIIs): 15:58.2   14th, 4th in IM2 (1st men's VIII at 4)
Head of the River Race (IM2): 19:02   154th (1st men's VIII at 4)
Foster Fairbairn Pairs (Men's 2-): Lost by 6s in the quarter finals (Coxless pairs, Griffiths-Ford at str)
Wallingford Regatta (Intermediate 2 VIIIs): 2nd of 4 crews in the heats and DSQ in the final (1st men's VIII at 2)
Wallingford Regatta (IM2 4+): 7th of 7 crews in the heats (2nd men's IV at 3)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 4:36   3rd out of M1 boats, raced as time-only (1st men's VIII at bow)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Beat Magdalene by 2/3 of a course length in the semi finals and Lost to Downing by 1/2 a boat length in the final (1st men's VIII at bow)
May Bumps: Rowed Over - ; Head of the River (1st men's VIII at bow)
Henley Royal Regatta (Temple Cup): 6th fastest non-qualifier in the qualifying (Henley VIII at 5)

2010 - 2011

University IVs (1st division): Raced 4 rounds: Lost to Caius in the semi finals (1st men's IV at str)
Queens' Ergs Senior Invitational: (1st Mixed VIII at str)
Queens Ergs (Invitational): (Mixed VIIIs at str)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 8:32   2nd in Men's Student Senior VIIIs (1st men's VIII at str)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior IVs): 9:29   6th in Men's Student Senior IV+ (1st men's IV at str)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:23    (1st men's VIII at 3)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Lost to Girton M1 by 4 ft in the 1st round (1st men's VIII at 3)
Lent Bumps: Down 2 - Bumped by Downing and Caius; 3rd in division 1 (1st men's VIII at bow)
Head of the River Race (In3): 18:50.89   158th (1st men's VIII at bow)
Head of the Cam (1st division): 8:55   5th (1st men's VIII at 3)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 13:02   3rd (1st men's VIII at str)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 14:56    (1st men's IVb at 3)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 5:22.3   5th (1st men's VIII at 2)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Raced 3 rounds: Won by 1/3 Length from Magdalene in the plate final (1st men's VIII at bow)
Metropolitan Regatta (IM2 8+, Sunday): 3rd by a canvas from 2nd in the heats and in the repêchage (1st men's VIII at bow)
Metropolitan Regatta (IM3 VIIIs): 2nd in the heats and 4th in the final (1st men's VIII at 2)
May Bumps: Down 3 - Bumped by Caius, Downing and St. Catharine's; 4th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 2)

2011 - 2012

FaT v BPBC Football Challenge (Football XI): 4 - 4 Draw (First and Third 1st XI)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 8:34   6th Cambridge College (1st men's VIII at 6)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 15:06   10th in College VIIIs (1st men's VIII at 6)
Robinson Head (1st division): 4:15   2nd (1st men's VIII at 6)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Beat Magdalene I by 3 lengths in the 1st round and Lost to Downing I by 3/4 of a length in the quarter finals (1st men's VIII at 6)
Lent Bumps: Down 2 - Bumped by LMBC and Queens'; 5th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 6)
Head of the River Race (In3): 19:59.3   202nd overall; 53rd in In3 category; Halladay position 51 (1st men's VIII at 6)
City Sprints (Men's Mays Division1): Beat Kings by a canvas in the final (1st men's VIII at 6)
City Sprints (Men's Mays Division1): Lost to City of Cambridge by 1-2 lengths in the semi finals (1st men's IV at 3)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 5:12.2   13th in division (1st men's VIII at 6)
Nottingham City Regatta (Senior3 IV+): Came 4th out of 5 in the semi finals (1st men's IV at bow)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Beat King's M1 by 6 inches in the quarter finals and Lost to LMBC M1 by a foot in the semi finals (1st men's VIII at 6)
May Bumps: Down 1 - Bumped St. Catharine's, bumped by Jesus and LMBC; 5th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 6)
Henley Qualifier (Temple Cup): Did not qualify in the qualifying (FaT Homerton Composite at 6)
Peterborough Summer Regatta (IM2 2-): Won by a length? in the heats and Lost by 1.5 lengths? in the final (Welsh pair, Welsh Pair at str)
Peterborough Summer Sprint (Mixed IM2 8+): Won by a length and a bit in the final (People who were (mostly) in Cambridge at 5)
Peterborough Summer Sprint (IM2 4+): 3rd by 8s in the final (1st men's IV at 3)
Peterborough Summer Sprint (IM2 2-): Won by 3.6s in the final (Coxless pairs, Welsh Pair at str)
Cambridge Autumn Regatta (CRA IM3 VIIIs): Beat Chesterton by a length and a bit in the final (Miscellaneous men's VIIIs at 5)
Cambridge Autumn Regatta (IM3 4+): Lost to Hertford College, NRO in the quarter finals (Miscellaneous men's IVs at 3)
Cambridge Autumn Regatta (Oxford/Cambridge challenge): Beat Hertford College in the final (Miscellaneous men's IVs at 2)

2012 - 2013

Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 16:14   8th invitational crew; 41st overall (BPBC 2nd men's VIII at 7)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Raced 5 rounds: Lost to Caius M1 by 1 length (at least) in the final (1st men's VIII at 2)
Lent Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped LMBC; 4th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 2)
Fens of Fury (Team): (Chariots of Fury)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 13:32   4th in Category, 6th Overall (+0:42) (1st men's VIII at 6)
City Sprints (Men's Mays Division1): Lost to Downing M1 by 3/4 of a length in the semi finals and Beat FaT M2 by 3/4 of a length in the plate final (1st men's VIII at 6)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 5:10   9th in Category (+0:20) (1st men's VIII at 2)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Raced 3 rounds: Beat LMBC M1 by 1/3 of a length in the final (1st men's VIII at 2)
May Bumps: Down 1 - Bumped by St. Catharine's; 6th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 2)

2013 - 2014

University IVs (Light IVs): Dead Heat with LMBC, Beat LMBC by 4s in the semi finals and Lost to Downing by 38s in the final (Light IV at str)
University IVs (1st division): Lost to Clare by 45s in the 1st round (1st men's IV at str)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 15:33.7   13th College VIII (2nd men's VIII at 5)
Christmas Head (4x+): 8:30   Bossed it (Coxed Quadruple sculls at 4)
Lent Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Magdalene II and Selwyn II; 8th in division 3 (3rd men's VIII at 5)
Cardinal's Regatta (Mixed IV): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to Catz Animals after racing a 50% longer course in the final (Canadian IV+ at str)
Etape Caledonia (Road Bike): 3:54:26   Bunch Finish - 426th, 427th and 429th (Black Prince Cycling Club)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): (1st men's VIII at str)
Cambridge 99's Regatta (1st division): Lost to Peterhouse by 1 1/4 lengths in the quarter finals and Beat Catz by not crabbing. Then had impromptu race to the finish line, started by a game of chicken, which we won by "a canvas" in the plate final (1st men's VIII at str)
May Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped St. Catharine's, bumped by Pembroke; 6th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at str)
Molesey Amateur Regatta (IM3 8+): Won by 1/4 of a length in the semi finals and Won by 1/4? of a length in the final (1st men's VIII at str)
Molesey Amateur Regatta (IM3 4+): Lost (easily?) in the heats (Miscellaneous men's IVs at str)
Sudbury International Regatta (Mx.ELI.8+): Lost by 2 feet in the quarter finals (FTT/ROC/EMM Mixed VIII at str)
Sudbury International Regatta (Mx.IM3.4+): Won by 4 lengths in the final (FTT/ROC-The Canadian IV+ at str)
Sudbury International Regatta (IM3 4+): Won by 1 1/2 lengths in the final (FTT/ROC/EMM-Nanoboat at str)

2014 - 2015

Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 13:51.29   7th (1st men's VIII at str)
Lent Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Christ's and LMBC; 6th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at str)
Head of the River Race (In3): 19:40.41   158th overall; 34rd in IM3 category; Halladay position 31 (1st men's VIII at str)
Cardinal's Regatta (8+): Raced 3 rounds: Lost to Fitz Scientists by 1 seat in the semi finals (Fruit and Veg at str)
Cardinal's Regatta (Mixed IV): Beat Pembroke easily in the semi finals and Lost to Peterhouse in the final (James Bond at str)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st Mays): 12:52   1st (1st men's VIII at 2)
Nottingham City Regatta (IM2 8+): 2nd (2s down) in the heats and 5th (30s down) in the final (1st men's VIII at 2)
Nottingham City Regatta (IM2 4+): 4th (16s down) in the heats (M1 Bow IV (almost) at 2)
May Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Jesus, bumped by Jesus; 6th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 2)

2015 - 2016

Cambridge Autumn Head (College IV+): 10:47.1   7th in College IVs (1st men's IV at bow)
University IVs (Light IVs): Beat Jesus by 1m 11s in the final (4 Bowsiders, No Cox at bow (steers))
University IVs (1st division): Beat Trinity Hall by turning up in the heats and Lost to Catz by 15s in the quarter finals (1st men's IV at 3)
Cambridge Winter Head (College VIIIs): 8:59   5th in Men's College VIII (1st men's VIII at 5)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student IVs): 10:27   8th in Student IVs (2nd men's IV at str)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior IVs): 10:49   10th in Student IVs (3rd men's IV at 3)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 14:37.5   5th Cambridge College, 11th overall (1st men's VIII at 5)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (Lents 1st Division): 13:38.4   2nd/15; 6:27.6 + 7:10.8 (1st men's VIII at 3)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (Lents 1st Division): 15:20.9   15th/15; 7:12.6 + 8:08.3 (Performance squad crew (a) at 5)
Lent Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Queens', bumped by LMBC; 6th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 3)
Head of the River Race (IM3 Academic): 19:58.33   145th Overall, 23rd in Category, 6th fastest Cambridge college (1st men's VIII at 5)
Head of the Cam (1st Mays): 9:07   4th in Mays 1st (1st men's VIII at 5)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (Open Invitational): 15:19   1st (1st men's IV at str)
May Bumps: Stayed level - Bumped Downing, bumped by Clare; 6th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 5)

2016 - 2017

University IVs (Light IVs): (Gents' Coxless IV at bow (steers))
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 16:10.2   31st, 2nd Cambridge college M2 (2nd men's VIII at 7)
Lent Bumps: Down 2 - Bumped by Peterhouse and Christ's; 8th in division 1 (1st men's VIII at 5)
May Bumps: Up 1 - Bumped Clare II and Darwin, bumped by Sidney Sussex; 14th in division 2 (2nd men's VIII at 7)

2017 - 2018

Fairbairn Cup (Invitation VIIIs): 16:42    (BPBC 1st men's VIII at 7)

Number of events: 106
Total number of races: 183

Bumps record

Number of races: 61
Rowed-over Head 10 times (Lent Bumps 2010, May Bumps 2010, Lent Bumps 2011, May Bumps 2011)
Rowed over 25 times
Bumped up 9 times
   Greatest rise in single bump: 1 (May Bumps 2012, Lent Bumps 2013, Lent Bumps 2015, May Bumps 2015, May Bumps 2016, May Bumps 2017)
   Greatest rise over all four days: 2 (Lent Bumps 2015)
Got bumped down 17 times
   Greatest fall in single bump: 1 (Lent Bumps 2011, May Bumps 2011, Lent Bumps 2012, May Bumps 2013, May Bumps 2014, Lent Bumps 2016, Lent Bumps 2017)
   Greatest fall over all four days: 3 (May Bumps 2011)
Highest finish position: Head (1st men's VIII at 3; Lent Bumps 2010)
Lowest finish position: 42 (3rd men's VIII at 5; Lent Bumps 2014)
Bumps aggregate: Up 2
Average position change per row: 0.033

Recorded bumps:
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 3; Lent Bumps 2010, Wednesday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 3; Lent Bumps 2010, Thursday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 3; Lent Bumps 2010, Friday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 3; Lent Bumps 2010, Saturday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2010, Wednesday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2010, Thursday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2010, Friday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2010, Saturday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2011, Wednesday)
Bumped by Downing (1st men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2011, Thursday)
Bumped by Caius (1st men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2011, Friday)
Rowed-over Head (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2011, Wednesday)
Bumped by Caius (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2011, Thursday)
Bumped by Downing (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2011, Friday)
Bumped by St. Catharine's (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2011, Saturday)
Bumped by LMBC (1st men's VIII at 6; Lent Bumps 2012, Wednesday)
Bumped by Queens' (1st men's VIII at 6; Lent Bumps 2012, Saturday)
Bumped St. Catharine's (1st men's VIII at 6; May Bumps 2012, Wednesday)
Bumped by Jesus (1st men's VIII at 6; May Bumps 2012, Friday)
Bumped by LMBC (1st men's VIII at 6; May Bumps 2012, Saturday)
Bumped LMBC (1st men's VIII at 2; Lent Bumps 2013, Thursday)
Bumped by St. Catharine's (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2013, Wednesday)
Bumped by Pembroke (1st men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2014, Wednesday)
Bumped St. Catharine's (1st men's VIII at str; May Bumps 2014, Friday)
Bumped Christ's (1st men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 2015, Wednesday)
Bumped LMBC (1st men's VIII at str; Lent Bumps 2015, Saturday)
Bumped Jesus (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2015, Thursday)
Bumped by Jesus (1st men's VIII at 2; May Bumps 2015, Friday)
Bumped by LMBC (1st men's VIII at 3; Lent Bumps 2016, Wednesday)
Bumped Queens' (1st men's VIII at 3; Lent Bumps 2016, Friday)
Bumped Downing (1st men's VIII at 5; May Bumps 2016, Wednesday)
Bumped by Clare (1st men's VIII at 5; May Bumps 2016, Friday)
Bumped by Peterhouse (1st men's VIII at 5; Lent Bumps 2017, Friday)
Bumped by Christ's (1st men's VIII at 5; Lent Bumps 2017, Saturday)
Bumped Clare II (2nd men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2017, Wednesday)
Bumped by Sidney Sussex (2nd men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2017, Saturday)


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