Morgan  Suffridge

Morgan Suffridge

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Karns

Position:
Rower

Birthdate:
04/10/1994

Experience:
Varsity

Major:
Speech Pathology

MorganSuffridge

2015-16 - Senior
  • Named First Team Big 12 Academic All-Conference for maintaining a GPA above 3.20.
  • Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll and was named a CRCA Scholar-Athlete
  • Rowed the seventh seat for the 2V8+ crew which earned a spot on the podium with a third place finish at the Big 12 Conference Championship with a time of 6:58.522.
  • Helped the 2V8+ to a second place finish with a time of 6:45.6 as she sat in the second seat for the Tennessee Invitational Conference Clash.
  • Seventh position for the 2V8+ squad which finished in fourth place in all three heats at the Clemson Invitational with a top time at 6:48.0.
  • Sat in the seventh seat for the 2V8+ squad which finished third in the petite final of the San Diego Crew Classic with a time of 7:02.167.
  • Rowed the bow seat for the 2V4+ which took 12th place at the Head of the Hooch with a time of 18:26.2

2014-15 - Junior
  • Named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rowing First Team, an honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.20 GPA or better
  • At the Big 12 Rowing Championships, part of the second varsity eight that finished second with a time of 7:02.45
  • Against Iowa and UCF, rowed the two seat in the the 2V8+ to a third place finish with a time of 6:57.8
  • Rowed the two seat in the Second Varsity Eight at the Clemson Invite that had two sixth place finishes and a seventh place finish (7:13.3, 7:03.0 and 7:02.1).
  • Part of the Second Varsity Eight at the 42nd Annual San Diego Crew Classic that finished third in the Petite Final with a time of 7:13.15
  • Rowed the two seat in the Second Varsity Eight at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational that placed third in two races and a weekend-best second place in one (6:25.240, 6:18.905 and 6:15.261)
  • Part of shell that placed 9th in Women's Open 8+ at Head of the Hooch race with a time of 16:54.7
  • Rowed in Women's 8+ shell that won Silver with time of 18:20.4, placed 5th in Women's Pair with partner Hannah Waddell clocking in at 22:33.6 at the Secret City Head Race.
  • At the Chattanooga Head Race, placed 5th in Women's College 2- with a time of 21:08.9, part of shell that placed 4th in Women's College 4+ with a time of 18:52.3

2013-14 - Sophomore
  • 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Awarded a Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, a honor given to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.75 GPA or better
  • Named to the 2013-14 C-USA Honor Roll, an honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better
  • Recognized as one of CRCA's National Scholar Athletes
  • Rowed with the Varsity Four during the 2014 C-USA Championships held on Melton Hill Lake, during grand finals finished in six place with a time of 7:38.64
  • Part of the Varsity 4+ that placed second against Iowa (7:53.6)
  • Placed 6th (9:36.2) and 6th (7:58.2) rowing with the Second Varsity 4+ on Lake Hartwell at the Clemson Invitational
  • Rowed with the Second Varsity 4+, placing fourth against UCF with a time of 8:30.2
  • At the Head of the Hooch, a rower in Tennessee's 'B' shell to the third place finish with a time of 17:54.9
  • Part of the Championship 8+ shell that placed fourth at the Head of the Hooch with a time of 16:28.4
  • Also placed fifth in the Open 2- race at the Head of the Hooch with teammate Kahala Schneider with a time of 18:31.5
  • At Duke, placed fourth with teammate Courtney Crossley in the B Pairs race and fourth in the B Fours competition
  • In first race with the varsity team, placed seventh with teammate Victoria Florence in the collegiate pairs race with a time of 21:4.65 at the Chattanooga Head Race
  • Part of the "B" shell that placed third at the Chattanooga Head Race with a time of 18:47.03
2012-13 - Freshman
  • Part of the novice squad
  • Named to the 2012-13 C-USA Honor Roll, a honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better
  • At the Conference USA Championships held on Melton Hill Lake, part of the Novice 8 "A" boat that placed fifth with a time of 7:14.88
  • Part of the Novice 8 against Louisville that took second place with a time of 7:09
  • Rowed the Novice 4 to a first place finish against Louisville with a time of 8:06
  • Placed first at the Secret City Head Race with a time of 19:27.968
Personal
  • Graduated from Karns High School in Knoxville
  • Morgan Leigh Suffridge, daughter of Donna and Scott, was born on April 10, 1994
  • Her greatest accomplishment outside of rowing was graduating in the top 10% of her class with a 4.13 GPA
  • She lived in Hawaii for four years
  • Has one sister, Amanda
  • Her goal after college is to go to graduate school
  • Played softball and ran cross country in high school
 

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