Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Graham Morris
Graham Morris

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ill.

High School:
Lawrenceville

Last College:
Eastern Illinois

Event:
XC-Distance

Birthdate:
09/14/1990

I/O Eligibility:
--/SR

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

04/29/2013

Paul, Weinstein Receive Top Honor at Scholar-Athlete Reception

Basketball, Gymnastics Standouts Take Home Prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor

03/08/2013

DMR Earns All-America Honor at NCAA's

Illini relay finishes seventh at the national meet

03/06/2013

Illini Head to Arkansas for NCAA Indoor Championships

The Illini will compete in four events at the national meet

03/01/2013

Distance Medley Relay Set School Record

Illini relay breaks 18-year old DMR record; qualify for NCAA's

01/25/2013

Illini Classic 1/19/13

Photos from Illini Classic at UI Armory

AT ILLINOIS

Cross Country
2013 XC - SENIOR
Competed at the Big Ten Championships, where he placed 70th overall and ninth for the Illini ... Finished eighth for the squad at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational.

2012 XC - RS SENIOR
Redshirt season ... Ran unattached in season debut at Illinois Challenge, finishing with a 6K time of 19:30 ... Finished tenth overall at Bradley Classic, running a time of 24:44 ... Ran unattached at the Illinois Intercollegiate, finishing ninth overall.

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2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Placed fourth in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Placed first in the 1,500m at both the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invite and the Musco Twilight ... Placed second in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Tiger Track Classic ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Did not compete.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Redshirt season ... Ran unattached and qualified for the USA Track and Field Championships.

Indoor: Earned All-America honors in the DMR, after the Illini finished seventh overall with a time of 9:35.56 ... Finished fourth in the mile at the Big Ten Championships ... Broke the 22-year old school mile record at the IU Relays with a time of 4:00.56, then reset the time at the Meyo Invitational ... Won the 800m title at the Illini Classic ... Ran anchor leg of the DMR squad that broke the 18-year old school record at the Last Chance Meet.

AT EASTERN ILLINOIS
Seven time All-Conference honoree ... Holds the school record in the 1,500m with a time of 3:41.87 ... Earned varsity letters in track (three) and cross country (three) ... Academic All-American.

High School
Indoor and outdoor school record holder in the 800m, mile and 3,200m ... Three time all-state honoree in cross country and two time all-state honoree in track ... Placed fifth at the IHSA cross country championships in 2008 ... Took third in the 1,600m at the 2008 IHSA track state championships ... Was a member of the IHSA All-State academic team.

Personal
Son of Russell and Cynthia Morris ... Born Sept. 14, 1990 ... Majoring in industrial engineering.

Morris' Personal Bests
Cross Country
6K: 19:30 - Illini Challenge (8/31/12)
8K: 24:44 - Bradley Classic (10/12/12)

Track
Outdoor
1,500m: 3:46.52 - Bryan Clay Invitational (4/19/14)
3,000m steeple: 9:24.12 - Tiger Track Classic (4/5/14)

Indoor
800m: 1:53.54 - Illini Classic (1/19/13)
Mile: 4:00.17 - Meyo Invite (2/2/13)
3,000m: 8:05.15 - UW Husky Classic (2/9/13)

Updated July 2014

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