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 - 29:55.01

2013 Cross Country: 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.

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: Junior
Hometown: Clemmons, N.C.
High School: Calvary Baptist Day School
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UNC North Carolina Cross Country


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