Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: Cross Country All-ACC (2010, 2011)...Indoor All-ACC (3,000m - 2010)...Cross Country All-Southeast Region (2011)...Outdoor All-East (3,000m - 2011, 2012)...Indoor Team Freshman of the Year (2010)...Cross Country All-ACC Academic (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)...USTFCCCA All-Academic (2010)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2010-12)
2013-14: Competed in the 1,500, mile and 5,000 during the outdoor season...finished 28th at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 17:20.89...ran a season-best 4:34.10 in the 1,500 at the Virginia Challenge...logged a 4:56.79 in the mile at the Joe Hilton Invitational to place 10th...did not compete during the cross country or indoor track seasons.
2012-13: Concluded the fall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, placing 160th individually (21:10.6) while helping the Blue Devils finish seventh as a team…Duke’s third finisher at the ACC Championships, coming in 17th with a time of 20:56.1 for 6K…second Blue Devil across the line at the Greater Louisville Classic, turning in a mark of 17:29.05 on the 5K course…garnered Women’s Cross Country All-ACC Academic team honors for the fourth consecutive season...did not compete during the indoor season…Outdoors, finished 18th in the 5,000 meters at the ACC Outdoor Championships after crossing the line in a season-best time of 17:10.16…also competed in the event at the ECAC Championships where she clocked 17:23.23 to finish 21st overall.
2011-12: Capped the fall season by qualifying for the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships as an individual, where she finished 89th overall...came in sixth at the NCAA Southeast Regional to earn All-Southeast Region recognition...also clocked a personal best of 20:28.3 for 6K at the regional meet...Duke's top finisher at the ACC Championships, taking 11th overall to capture All-ACC honors for the second conseutive year...turned in a top-10 finish at the Penn State National Invitational, covering 6K in 21:26...did not compete during the indoor season...ran the 5,000m outdoors with her best finish coming at the ECAC Championships where she crossed the line in 16:33.90 for fifth place...took sixth in the same event at the ACC Outdoor Championships and 18th at the NCAA Outdoors First Round to close out the season...earned All-ACC Academic and ACC Academic Honor Roll recognition.
2010-11: Started the cross country season with a 23rd-place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational, clocking 21:41.2 over 6K...recorded a personal-best 17:17.1 for 5K to come in second at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open...was Duke's second finisher at the ACC Championships, taking 14th with a 6K personal-best of 20:49.2 to earn all-conference honors...finished 27th at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a mark of 21:15.5...helped the Blue Devils to a 17th-place showing at the NCAA Championships, turning in a time of 21:45.1 to come in 152nd...ran the 3,000m twice during the indoor season...best showing was a seventh-place finish at the ACC Indoor Championships, where she clocked a personal-best 9:30.41...outdoors, garnered All-East accolades with a third-place finish in the 3,000m at the ECAC Championships, running 9:27.49...that performance ranks No. 5 on Duke's all-time list...recorded a fourth-place finish in the 5,000m at the ACC Outdoor Championships, clocking 16:33.53...advanced to the NCAA First Round in that event, where she came in 12th at 16:45.42...ran the second leg of Duke's 4x1,500m relay squad, which took sixth at the Penn Relays (18:07.70).
2009-10: Competed in three meets during the cross country season...placed 19th at the Wisconsin Invitational with a time of 17:38.8 for 5K...finished 27th at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a 6K time of 21:28.53...indoors, came in second at the Hokie Invite, covering 3,000m in 9:42.44...earned All-ACC honors after finishing third in the 3,000m at the conference meet in 9:30.62...named Duke women's indoor track & field Freshman of the Year...outdoors, won the 1,500m at the Wake Forest Open, clocking 4:26.48.
Prior to Duke: 2007 and 2008 Alabama Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year...2007 Alabama Gatorade Track & Field Runner of the Year...2009 Alabama High School Heisman winner...individual champion of the Nike Team National Cross Country Championships in 2007...1,600m and 3,200m state champion in 2008 and 2009...four-time all-state in cross country...member of the Spanish Honor Society and National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Desiree and John Morgan...born Apr. 1, 1991...has two younger siblings - a brother, Jack, and a sister, Anna Grace...majoring in evolutionary anthropology.\