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    Joe Morris     
     
      Joe Morris
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Golden, Colo.

High School:
Golden

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150

Event:
Sprints

PERSONAL RECORDS
Indoors
60m 6.71 (2009)
200m 21.52 (2009)
Outdoors
100m 10.46 (2009)
200m 21.31 (2009)

UT CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Ranks 10th in school history in the 60m with a top time of 6.71 seconds.

2009: Helped the 4x100m relay to season-best clocking of 38.90 at the NCAA Mideast Regional...Group stopped the clock in a season-best time of 39.82 in the prelims...Qualified individually for the regional meet in both the 100m and 200m, finishing 15th in 10.62 in the 100m and 19th in 21.32 in the 200m...Won the 100m with a season-best time of 10.46 at the Smoky Mountain Twilight...Also placed second at the Smoky Mountain Twilight in the 200m with a time of 21.31...Finished eighth in the 100m with a time of 10.50 at the Sea Ray Relays...Ran 21.71 in the 200m to finish sixth at the Sea Ray Relays...Claimed both the 100m and 200m at the season-opening USF Invitational, clocking times of 10.59 and 21.38...Narrowly missed scoring in the 60m at the SEC Indoor Championships, placing ninth in 6.83...Also notched season-best time of 21.52 in the 200m to finish 19th... Season-best 60m time came in the SEC prelims at 6.71...That time was good enough to move him to 10th-place on the UT all-time list...Finished fifth in the consolation finals of the 60m with a time of 6.75 at the New Balance Invitational...Placed second in the finals of the 60m with a mark of 7.02 at the Wesley A. Brown Invite...Also ran third in the 200m with a time of 21.84...Placed seventh in the 60m with a time of 6.78 at the Kentucky Invitational...Also crossed the line eighth in the 200m with a time of 21.56...Finished runner-up in the 200m with a mark of 21.98 at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Won two national titles in the 60m, one at the Nike Nationals and another at the Simplot Games...Also won state championship in the 100m...Posted the fourth-fastest high school 60m time in the United States at 6.65...Holds Golden High School records in the 100m, 200m and long jump...Also was a member of 4x100m and 4x200m teams that placed at the Colorado State Championships...Did not start running track until his junior year of high school.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 4 1989...Parents are Ben and Joyce Morris...Family includes younger sister Andi and younger brothers Silas and Xander.

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