Posted On: 11/13/19 7:08 PM

Matthias Algarin is a senior football player for the defending seven-time class 6AAA section champion, Pierz Pioneers. Algarin stands at 5'11" 164 pounds–while being arguably the most versatile player in Minnesota.

Algarin has recently committed to Nebraska, as a dual-scholarship athlete, to play football and compete in track for the Cornhuskers. This is a rare distinction that is often only bestowed upon the best athletes in the country.

His athletic calling arguably comes on the track, where In his junior season of track & field, Matthias showed the entire country how explosive of an athlete he can really be. He appeared in the state tournament, competing in four total events. He finished ninth in the 100m (10.76s/PR), tied for seventh in the 200m (21.70s/PR), and he won the long jump and finished second in the triple jump with distances of (23'10.5"/PR) and (48'10"/PR) respectively. I don't have the proper knowledge to now exactly how special Matthias is as a track athlete, but I do know that finishing in the top 10 in the entire state in four events is utterly RIDICULOUS. According to his father, Matthias is also a two-time Track & Field All-American, having medaled twice at Nationals,

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