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    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

    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

    02/23/2013

    Illini Finish Second at Big Ten Indoor Championships

    Orange and Blue finish highest since 2000 season

    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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    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
    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 December 2013

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