Matt Scherer Death: Former Oregon sprinter and 8-time All American champion, Matt Scherer is dead, Cause of Death

Matt Scherer Death – Cause of Death: Former Oregon sprinter, 8-time All American and 2-time Pac-10 champion Matt Scherer has passed away. He was 38 years old.

Matt Scherer was a track and field athlete and a top professional pacemaker.

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of former Oregon sprinter Matt Scherer,” a post shared via Oregon Track and Field official Facebook page read. “He was an 8x All-American, 2x Pac-10 champion and stayed active in the track and field community with the RunnerSpace team.”

Matt Scherer died on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. His cause of death was not disclosed.


Scherer attended the University of Oregon from 2003-2006 where he studied Business and was a 8-time All-American champion. In 2005 he ran the anchor leg of 3rd place 4x400m relay at the NCAA Championship meet, finishing in a time of 3:00.81 which was ranked 7 all-time in NCAA Championship Meet History. He won the Pac-10 championship in the 400m in 2006 in 45.19.

“The RunnerSpace Team is devastated at the news of Matt Scherer’s sudden passing this week,” RunnerSpace where he worked as the Chief Operating Officer shared. “He was more than our COO, he was a trusted teammate and friend. Just like he did on the track, Matt paced our company with confidence and character, always with a passion for the sport he loved.”

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