Morgan Whitson
Morgan Whitson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moberly, Mo.

High School:
Moberly HS

Position:
Jumps | Combined Events

Eligibility:
Senior


07/23/2014

Track & Field Recognized by USTFCCCA with All-Academic Honors

Fourteen athletes and the women's team were recognized for their work in the classroom

07/11/2014

70 Track & Field Athletes Recognized on SEC Honor Roll

53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements

06/14/2014

Tigers Close NCAA's With Seven All-Americans

The teams closed competition in Eugene on Saturday

06/10/2014

Tigers On Track for Exciting NCAA Championships Showing

Eight women and two men are in Eugene, Ore., this week for the Finals

06/01/2014

Tigers Make History with Ten NCAA Championships Qualifiers

This is the largest group in Mizzou track & field history to advance to the finals

05/31/2014

Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round - May 31, 2014

Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round at the University of Arkansas

02/27/2014

Day 1 Indoor SEC Track & Field Championships - February 27, 2014

Day Indoor SEC Track & Field Championships

02/07/2014

Missouri Invitational - February 7, 2014

Missouri Invitational

05/10/2013

2013 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day 2 - May 10, 2013

SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

05/09/2013

2013 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day 1 - May 9, 2013

SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

(Updated: 11/07/2014)

MIZZOU PERSONAL RECORDS
Indoor Track & Field
Pentathlon - 3656 | Big 12 Championships | 02/2012
800m Run - 2:28.20 | Big 12 Championships | 02/2012
60m Hurdles - 9.25 | SEC Championships | 02/23/2013
High Jump - 1.72m (5-7.75) | SEC Championships | 02/23/2012
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
Heptathlon - 4922 | SEC Championships | 05/10/2013
200m Dash - 26.61 | SEC Championships | 05/10/2013
800m Run - 2:31.59 | SEC Championships | 05/10/2013
100m Hurdles - 15.19 | SEC Championships | 05/10/2013
High Jump - 1.75m (5-8.75) | Kansas Relays | 04/2012
Long Jump - 5.50m (18-0.5) | SEC Championships | 05/10/2013
Discus - 46.79m (153-6) | Missouri Relays | 03/22/2013
Javelin - 39.11m (128-4) | SEC Championships | 05/10/2013

NOTEWORTHY
- 2012 NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier (high jump)

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2012-13

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

2011-12

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).

2010-11
Indoor Track - Competed unattached as she trained in the multi-events.

Outdoor Track - Competed unattached as she trained in the multi-events.


HIGH SCHOOL
Bests
High Jump - 1.73m (5-8) | Discus - 44.15m (144-10)

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).


PERSONAL
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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