UNC Cross Country Bio
 Scott Morgan
Morgan Morgan 776046

NCAA XC CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFIER 

Personal Records:

XC 8K - 24:19.0 XC 10K - 31:05.295,000 - 14:17.49 • 10,000 - 29:54.99

Junior: Competed with the men's team at the NCAA National Championships, finishing 155th in 31:50.2 and fifth-best for the Tar Heels • Placed 41st at the ACC Championships • Also competed with the team at the NCAA Southeast Regional to help secure an at-large bid to the national championship meet • Helped the team win the Virginia Panorama Farms Invitational • Also competed at the Wisconsin Invitational and at the home Joe Hilton Invitational  Competed in several indoor and outdoor meets Finished second in the 5,000 at the UCS Invitational Finished 19th in the 5,000 at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships  Finished 20th in the 5,000 and 13th in the 10,000 at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships setting a new personal record in the 10,000.


Sophomore: Earned a personal best in the 10,000 at the Virginia Challenge, running 29:55.01 • Raced a PR in the 5,000 in 14:17.49 at the Duke Invitational • Scored in the 10,000 meters at the ACC Outdoor Championships with his eighth-place finish • Did not compete during the indoor season • Ran in four races during the cross country season • Smashed his 10K personal best by nearly two minutes at the NCAA Southeast Regional where he finished 36th to lead the Carolina men • Also raced at the ACC Championships where he placed 84th, the Wisconsin Invitational in 167th, and the Notre Dame Invitational in 89th • Named to the Dean's List for both semesters • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second time in his career.

 

Freshman: Competed in four races for the Tar Heel cross country team in 2011 • Placed ninth at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational to be the second-highest finishing Tar Heel of the meet • Broke his personal record in the 8K at the ACC Championships where he finished 29th • Also set a personal best in the 10K at the NCAA Southeast Cross Country Regional • Ran the 5,000 at the ACC Indoor Championships in 14:32.21 • Competed in the 10,000 at the ACC Outdoor Championships, racing 31:18.48.

Prep: A six-time NCISAA state champion • 2010 Footlocker National Finalist • Placed 19th at 2010 Footlocker National Championships • State champion in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 in 2011 and also won the 1,600 in 2010 • Cross country state champion in 2009 and 2010 • Also participated in golf (9th grade) and swimming (9th and 10th grades) in high school • Valedictorian of Calvary Baptist Day School.

Personal: Majoring in mathematical decision sciences • Both of his parents, two sisters and brother attended UNC • Scott Patrick Morgan is the son of Wayne and Patty Morgan • A Rising Star in the Carolina Leadership Academy • Member of the Undergraduate Honor Court at UNC • Member of Honors Carolina • Born June 11, 1993.


 

Year: Senior
Hometown: Clemmons, N.C.
High School: Calvary Baptist Day School
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