Women's Track

    Laura Morris  
    Laura Morris


    Mahomet, Ill.

    High School:


    2009-10 (JUNIOR): Indoor: Scored two points for the Hoosier cause with a seventh-place finish at Big Tens in the pentathlon, scoring 3,598 points ... posted a career best toss of 12.63m (41-4-25) in the shot put at the Hoosier Hills Invitational ... matched her career mark in the 60m hurdles, clocking a time of 9.39 seconds at the Gladstein Invitational. Outdoor: Recorded a career-best score of 4,688 points for seventh at the Big Ten Championships, good for seventh at the meet and eighth in the IU record books ... launched a career-best in the javelin at Big Tens of 27.48m (90-2) ... clocked career bests of 26.91 in the 200m and 2:27.56 in the 800m at Big Tens ... named Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09 (SOPHOMORE): Indoor: Took seventh at Big Tens with a provisional qualifying score of 3,728 in the pentathlon ... recorded PRs in the 60m hurdles (9.39), 800m (2:29.52), high jump (1.72m) and long jump (5.51m) at Big Tens. Outdoor: Had a career-best heave of 11.95m in the shot put at the Indiana Invitational ... had a P.R. in the long jump of 5.67m at the Pepsi Team Invitational ... P.R.ed in the 100m hurdles at Big Tens, finishing in 15.32 ... ran a career best 2:32.20 in the 800m at the Alabama Relays ... took seventh in the heptathlon at the Alabama Relays with a score of 4,534.

    2007-08 (FRESHMAN): Indoor: Recorded a career bests in the pentathlon of 3,510 points for a 10th-place finish at the Big Ten Championships ... recorded career bests in the shot put (11.77m), 200m (27.58 seconds), 60m hurdles (9.41 seconds), and high jump (1.66m). Outdoor: Finished ninth in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships with a career best score of 4,643 ... cleared 1.69m in the high jump for a career best at Big Tens ... her leap of 5.35m at the Stan Lyons Invitational was a career best ... recorded career bests of 11.58m in the shot put and 15.53 seconds in the 100m hurdles.

    PREP: Won an Illinois state title in the jong jump for Bonnie Moxley at Mahomet-Seymour ... a five-time medalist at both the indoor and outdoor state championships ... finished 11th in the heptathlon at the U.S. Junior Nationals ... won 11 sectional crowns as an individual ... led team to four sectional titles and four conference championships ... recorded a school record of 18' 1 1/2 in the long jump and state record in the heptathlon with a score of 4,576 points ... recorded career best of 5'7 in the high jump, 15.01 seconds in the 100 hurdles and 36'6 in the shot put ... earned team MVP honors in basketball and volleyball ... holds school record for points per game in basketball.

    PERSONAL: Born Sept. 28, 1988 ... elementary education major ... daughter of Mike and Georganne Morris ... has three sisters, Meredith, Madeline and Lydia ... sister Lydia and mother Georganne competed in track and field at the University of Missouri.

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