Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Cheria Morgan
Cheria Morgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pickering, Ontario

High School:
Notre Dame Catholic Secondary

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
11/07/1989

I/O Eligibility:
SR/SR

AT ILLINOIS

2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Had great finishes at the Polytan Invitational placing third in the 100m (11.97) and fifth in the 200m (24.62)...Scored points at the Big Ten Challenge in the 200m placing eighth (24.14), receiving her personal-best...Participated in the 4x100m relay, helping them receive a second-, third-, and two fourth-place finishes...Helped the 4x200m relay finish in first at the Sea Ray Relays, and third at the Drake Relays.

Indoor: Participated in the 60m and the 200m at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed second in the 60m at Illinois Intercollegiate ... Recorded her personal-best time in the 60m with 7.58 at Illinois Intercollegiate ... Recorded her personal-best in the 200m with 24.66 also at Illinois Intercollegiate.

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the prelims of the 100m at the Big Ten Championships ... Took third with a personal best in the 100m at the Illinois Twilight (11.87) and timed 24.44 in the 200m ... Came in sixth in the 100m at the Mike Poehlein Invite (12.04) ... Finished sixth in the 200m at Mike Poehlein Invite (24.79).

Indoor: Competed in the prelims of the 60m dash (7.75) and the 200m at the Big Ten Championships, running a personal-best time of 24.82 ... Finished first in the 200m (25.40) and fourth in the 60m with a season-best time of 7.72 at the Illinois Intercollegiate ... Ran the 60m and 200m at four other meets.

2009 Track & Field
Outdoor: Led off the 4x100m relay that competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Ran the 100m and 200m at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, with a personal-best time of 24.69 in the 200m ... Also ran prelims of the 4x100m relay at Big Ten's ... Timed a season-best 12.09 in the 100m to open the season at the UCF Invitational ... Was fifth in the 100m (12.12) and 10th in the 200m (25.08) at the Illinois Invitational ... Placed fourth in both the 100m (12.21) and 200m (25.10) at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... Took eighth in the 100m at the Sun Angel Track Classic (12.20) ... Member of 4x100m relays that were fifth at the UCF Invitational and eighth at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Ran second leg of 4x200m relay that was fifth at the Texas Relays (1:37.21).

Indoor: Ran the 60m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, timing a season-best 7.69 and missing the final by one place ... Was third in the 60m at the Indiana Open (7.70) ... Matched her season-best by timing 7.69 in the 60m at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic to place eighth ... Was 11th in the 60m at the Rod McCravy Memorial (7.71) and 12th in the event at the Iowa State Classic (7.70) ... Also ran the 200m, matching her personal-best with a time of 25.10 at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... Took eighth in the 200m at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic.

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 100m at the Canadian Track and Field Championships ... Ran third leg of 4x100m relay that took seventh at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (45.65) ... Member of 4x100m relay that took third at the Big Ten Championships (45.11), running a season-best time of 44.85 in prelims ... Competed in the 100m at the Big Ten Championships (11.92) ... Ran personal-best 100m time of 11.91 at the Kansas Relays, placing ninth ... Also member of 4x200m relay that took third at the Kansas Relays (1:36.12) ... Ran on 4x100m relay that was second at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational (45.28) ... Was fourth in the 200m at the Illinois Twilight (25.14) ... Ran season-best 200m time of 24.79 at the Hurricane Challenge.

Indoor: Scored in the 60m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, placing seventh with personal-best time of 7.62 ... Also competed in the 200m at Big Ten's ... Advanced to the 60m semifinal at the Iowa State Classic (7.68) ... Was sixth in the 60m at both the Illinois Women's Invitational (7.68) and Carle/Health Alliance Invitational (7.66) and fourth at the Indiana Open (7.75) ... Ran personal-best 200m of 25.10 at the Meyo Invitational ... Took fifth in the 200m at the Indiana Open (25.59) and Carle/Health Alliance Invitational (25.12) ... Member of 4x300m relay that was third at the Illinois Women's Invitational (2:39.03).

High School
Qualified for the OFSAA championships in 2006 and 2007 ... Took first in both the 100m and 200m at the 2006 LOSSA Track & Field Championships ... Placed second in the 100m, 200m and long jump at the 2007 OFSAA Central Region meet.

Personal
Full name is Cheria Che Morgan ... Daughter of Wendell Morgan and Alzina Scott-Morgan ... Born Nov. 7, 1989 ... Has three brothers, Markhus, Brendan and Aedryan and a niece, Aedriella ... Majoring in molecular and cellular biology ... Biggest sports thrill is diving out of the blocks as soon as the gun goes ... Plans to go to medical school and become an anesthesiologist ... Says her parents most influenced her athletic career.

Morgan's Personal Bests
Outdoor
100m: 11.87 - Illinois Twilight (4/30/10)
200m: 24.14 - SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/26/11)

Indoor
60m: 7.58 - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/29/11)
200m: 24.66 - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/29/11)

Updated December 2011

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