Women's Cross Country, Track & Field

Stephanie Morgan
Stephanie Morgan


Barnesville, Ohio

High School:

XC - Distance


I/0 Eligibility:


Six Illini Finish in Top-Five at LSU

Two Illini set personal bests on Saturday


#18 Illinois Athletes Head to Three Meets This Weekend

Illini to compete at LSU; Jesse Owens and Mt. SAC


Ashley Spencer Wins Two Events at ASU

Four Illini crack school's top-10 in events


Illini Come Close to School Records at Texas Relays

Akinosun and 4x400m relay set second/third fastest times in history


Squads Head to Three Different Meets This Weekend

Majority heads to Texas; small distance crew to California; some to SIU


Cross Country
2013 XC - SENIOR
Scored points for the Illini at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, where she finished fifth for the squad with a 6K time of 21:59 ... Competed at the Big Ten Championships and finished ninth for the team ... Finished fourth for the squad at the Notre Dame Invitational.

2012 XC - JUNIOR
Made season debut at the Notre Dame Invitational, running a 5K time of 17:55 ... Finished seventh for the Illini at Pre-Nationals, clocking a time of 22:52 for the 6K distance.

Redshirt season.

Transferred to Illinois with three years of eligibility remaining ... Made Illini debut at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, coming in second for the Illini and 11th overall with a 5K time of 18:26 ... Placed third for the Illini and 81st overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a season-best 6K time of 21:45.6 ... Placed third for the team at Pre-Nationals and 114th overall with a 6K time of 21:56.9 ... Ran a 6K personal-best time of 21:08.8 at the Big Ten Championships, placing third for the Illini and 33rd overall ... Lead the Illini and ran another 6K personal best (20:46.10) at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, placing 20th overall to earn her second consecutive All-Region honor; the time was the sixth fastest 6K time in U of I history.


2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed second in the 1,500m at the Tiger Track Classic ... Placed fifth in the 800m at the LSU Alumni Gold meet.

Indoor: Member of the distance medley relay team that placed third at the Big Ten Championships with the fifth-fastest time in school history (11:29.51) ... Placed second in the mile at the Illini Open ... Placed fourth in the 800m at the Illini Classic.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Ran in three meets during the season ... Ran a season best 1,500m time of 4:31.12 at the Sun Angel Classic ... Finished fourth in the 800m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 2:10.49.

Indoor: Was part of the Big Ten Championships squad, running the mile ... Ran a personal best 1,000m time of 2:56.33 at the Meyo Invitational

2012 Track and Field
Outdoor/Indoor Redshirt season.

2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed at the NCAA Championships in the 1,500m ... Won in the 1,500m at the Polytan Invitational (4:23.09) and the Drake Relays (4:15.90)...Placed fourth in the 1,500m at the Sea Ray Relays (4:25.97)...Member of the 4x800m relay team which placed second at the Sea Ray Relays...Member of the 4x1600m relay team that placed fourth at the Drake Relays.

Indoor: Recorded the fastest 800m time for Illinois with a 2:07.44 ... Ran the fastest mile time for Illinois with a 4:45.76 ... Anchored the distance medley relay with a fourth and fifth place finish ... Placed first in the 800m at the Illini Classic ... Placed second in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships, earning second-team All-Big Ten honors ... Recorded her personal-best time n the mile with 4:45.76 at Meyo Invitational ... Recorded her personal-best time in the 800m with 2:07.44 at Alex Wilson Invitational.


2009 - Freshman
Competed for Baylor as a freshman ... Scored in all four events she competed in ... Came in second overall in collegiate debut, helping Baylor to win the Bear Twighlight Invitational ... Earned South Central All-Region honors with a personal-best 21:33.1 at the NCAA Regional Championships, placing 15th ... Competed at the NCAA Championships, coming in 5th for the Bears.

High School
Won the Michigan Division I title in cross country as a junior and senior ... Won three consecutive 1600m state titles and two-straight 800m titles ... Also won the 3200m at the state meet as a sophomore and the 800m title, 4x800m relay as a freshman ... Helped team to the Michigan Division I cross country state championship as a freshman, placing sixth individually ... Earned a runner-up finish in the state mile as a freshman ... Named the Ohio Gatorade Athlete of the Year in cross country in 2007 and 2008 and track and field in 2008 and 2009.

Full name is Stephanie Helen Morgan ... Daughter of Bill and Susan Morgan ... Born May 23, 1991 in Detroit, Mich. ... Undecided on a major.

Morgan's Personal Bests
Cross Country
5K: 17:24.95 - Bill Dellinger Invitational (10/2/09)
6K: 20:46.10 - NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (11/13/10)

1,500m: 4:15.90 - Drake Relays (4/30/11)

Mile: 4:45.76 - Meyo Invitational (2/5/11)
800m: 2:07.44 - Alex Wilson Invitational (3/5/11)
1,000m: 2:56.33 - Meyo Invitational (2/2/13)

Updated July 2014