Fourteen athletes and the women's team were recognized for their work in the classroom
53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements
The teams closed competition in Eugene on Saturday
Eight women and two men are in Eugene, Ore., this week for the Finals
This is the largest group in Mizzou track & field history to advance to the finals
Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round at the University of Arkansas
Day Indoor SEC Track & Field Championships
SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships
SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships
|INDOOR TRACK & FIELD|
|High Jump||1.72m (5-7.75)||SEC Championships||02/23/2013|
|Pentathlon||3656||Big 12 Championships||02/2012|
|800m||2:28.20||Big 12 Championships||02/2012|
|60m Hurdles||9.25||SEC Championships||02/23/2013|
|Long Jump||5.43m (17-9.75)||Husker Invitational||02/01/2013|
|Shot Put||13.09m (42-11.5)||Missouri Invitational||01/18/2013|
|OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD|
|1.75m (5-8.75)||Kansas Relays||04/2012|
|5.50m (18-0.5)||SEC Championships||05/10/2013|
|12.51m (41-0.5)||Ole Miss Invitational||04/13/2013|
|46.79m (153-6)||Missouri Relays||03/22/2013|
- 2012 NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier (high jump)
Indoor Track-Morgan earned several PR performances throughout the indoor season...The first up was the shot put at the Missouri Invitational, where she placed 9th with a toss of 13.09m (42-11.5)...Her first pentathlon of the season came at the Husker Invitational, where she placed 8th with a final tally of 3563...En route to the 8th-place finish she jumped to a new indoor PR in the long jump, marking in at 5.43m (17-9.75)...She ended out the season with a break-through performance at the SEC Championships, earning a new PR score of 3828 to place 7th in the competition...She earned a couple more new PR's during the competition, raising her top indoor mark in the high jump to 1.72m (5-7.75) and racing to a best time of 9.25 in the 60m hurdles
Outdoor Track-Earned another slew of PR's during the outdoor season, beginning with the discus at the Misosuri Relays...She finished 4th in the event with a best throw of 46.79m (153-6)...Had her first heptathlon competition of the season at the Ole Miss Invitational where she finished 4th with a final score of 4768...Earned her second outdoor PR of the season at Ole Miss with the shot put competition where she finished 2nd with a toss of 12.51m (41-0.5)...Jumped a season's best 1.69m (5-6.5) at the Iowa Musco Invitational to win the event...Ended the year at the SEC Championships, where she earned a PR tally of 4922 in the heptathlon to place 10th...Took down several more PR's along the way in the 200m (26.61), 800m (2:31.59), 100m Hurdles (15.19), long jump (5.50m / 18-0.5), and javelin (39.11m / 128-4)...Also competed individually in the discus and high jump at the SEC Championships
Indoor Track- Competed as a multi-event athlete for the Tigers, and competed in her first pentathlon at the Bill Bergan Multi-Event, where she placed sixth with 3460 points...Went on to earn a pair of personal-best marks at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge, finishing the 60m hurdles in 9.38 to claim fourth and hit a mark of 5.25m (17-2.75) in the long jump for seventh...Earned a season-best score of 3656 in the pentathlon to finish ninth at the Big 12 Championships, just missing out on an All-Big 12 honor...Took away another couple of PRs in the competition, winning the shot put with a mark of 13.08m (42-11) and finishing the 800m in 2:28.20.
Outdoor Track- Competed in her first heptathlon at the Kansas Relays, posting a personal-best score of 4887 to take third place overall in the competition...Tied her long jump PR in the process, finishing fourth with a mark of 5.25m (17-2.75)...Also earned new personal-bests in the high jump, 200m, and 100m hurdles...Her mark of 1.75m (5-8.75) in the high jump was enough to win her the event, while her time of 15.44 in the 100m hurdles had her finishing fifth, and her time of 26.45 in the 200m placed her in seventh...Went on to score in at 4677 at the Big 12 Championships, earning a personal-best mark of 32.19m (105-7.25) in the javelin...Ended out the season at the NCAA Preliminary Round where she finished 28th in the high jump competition with a mark of 1.71m (5-7.25).
Indoor- Competed unattached as she trained in the multi-events.
Outdoor - Competed unattached as she trained in the multi-events.
Competed at Moberly HS for coach Scott Knox...She helped team to Conference and District titles in 2009, and a Sectional title in 2010...As an individual, Morgan was a two-time MSHSAA State Champion (high jump, 2008 and 2010) ... Four-time All-State performer (high jump, 2007 and discus, 2007, 2009 and 2010) ... Seven-time Sectional Champion (high jump, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010; discus, 2008, 2009 and 2010) ... Seven-time District Champion (high jump, 2007, 2008 and 2009; discus, 2008 and 2009; 300m hurdles, 2009 and 2010) ... Four-time All-District performer (4x400m relay, 2010; high jump, 2010; discus, 2007 and 2008) ... seven-time Conference Champion (high jump, 2007, 2008 and 2009; discus, 2008 and 2009; 300m hurdles, 2010; 4x400m relay, 2010) ... Six-time All-Conference performer (discus, 2007 and 2010; 4x100m, 2007 and 2008; 300m hurdles, 2009; high jump, 2010)
High School Bests
High Jump - 1.73m (5-8) | Discus - 44.15m (144-10)
Parents are David and Jil, has sisters and a brother...Born October 14, 1991 in St. Louis, MO...Graduated in the top 10% of her HS class...Earned the Larry K. Noel Outstanding Athlete Career Award and scholarship...Was All-NCMC Scholar-Athlete all four years of HS...Earned the Howard Hills Athletic Career Award...Morgan also enjoys arts and craft, sewing in particular...She is studying Biology and Art at Missouri
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