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2008 Men's Track & Field Roster

Mike Morrison

Chesapeake, Va. (Great Bridge HS)


Pole Vault: 5.20m/17-0.75, 2007 Rod McCravy Memorial, Lexington, Ky.
Long Jump: 7.27m/23-10.25, 2007 NCAA Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
Heptathlon: 5,652 points, 2007 SEC Championships, Lexington, Ky.

Pole Vault: 5.05m/16-6.75, 2007 Jim Click Shoot-Out, Tucson, Ariz.
Long Jump: 7.18m/23-6.75, 2007 SEC Championships, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Decathlon: 7,316 points, 2007 SEC Championships, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

HONORS: USTFCCCA All-Academic Team – 2007; 2007 Southeastern Conference Indoor and Outdoor Freshman Field Athlete of the Year.

2007 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (3): (o) Pepsi Florida Relays shuttle hurdle relay (58.60); Jim Click Shoot-Out pole vault (5.05m/16-6.75); (i) Florida Intercollegiate pole vault (5.10m/16-8.75) … Bests of 5.20m/17-0.75 (pole vault), 7.27m/23-10.25 (long jump), 5,652 points (heptathlon) and 7,316 points (decathlon) … Competed in 13 meets (six indoor, seven outdoor) … USTFCCCA All-Academic Team … 2007 SEC Indoor and Outdoor Freshman Field Athlete of the Year … Best of 7,316 in decathlon ranked second in nation by a freshman … Finished 24th in decathlon at NCAA Championships with score of 6,226 after a no-height in pole vault … Recorded personal record in five events and tied PR in another in posting second-best decathlon score in school history (7,316) to take second at SEC Championships … Also was 10th in pole vault (4.80m/15-9) at SECs … Anchor leg of winning shuttle hurdle relay (58.60) at Pepsi Florida Relays … Tied for first in opening outdoor meet of career with NCAA regional qualifying clearance of 5.05m/16-6.75 at Jim Click Shoot-Out … Only freshman to compete at NCAA Indoor Championships in heptathlon … Withdrew on second day after completing first day's events despite bout with food poisoning … Reset own school record with NCAA automatic total of 5,652 points to finish third in heptathlon at SEC Indoor Championships … Was in the top three in five of seven events at SECs, including winning the pole vault at 5.15m/16-10.75 … Also finished fourth in open pole vault with clearance of 5.10m/16-8.75 … Broke Florida record in first heptathlon of career at JRF Multi-Event Challenge with 5,478 points … Finished in top three of five events and was second by only two points … Posted first NCAA provisional of career in pole vault with mark of 5.20m/17-0.75 to finish as No. 2 collegian at Rod McCravy Memorial … Mark tied for ninth in UF history … Claimed a victory in first meet of career with mark of 5.10m/16-8.75 at Florida Intercollegiate.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 11.14 in 100m, 51.60 in 400m, 4:50.32 in 1,500m, 14.41 in 39-inch 110m hurdles, 15.24 in 110m high hurdles, 6-4 in high jump, 17-6.50 in pole vault, 23-3 in long jump, 46-4.50 in triple jump and 6,952 in decathlon … Two-time Gatorade Virginia Athlete of the Year … Set meet record in winning 2006 Nike Outdoor Nationals pole vault (17-3) … 2005 USA Junior national champion in pole vault (16-8.75) … 2004 USA Youth national champion in pole vault  and decathlon (6,308) … Five-time Virginia Class AAA state champion  - four times in pole vault, one time in 300m hurdles … Ended 2006 with No. 1 mark in nation in pole vault (17-6.50)  - also a Virginia state record … At 2006 Class AAA state outdoor meet, scored 26 points by winning pole vault and 300m hurdles in 38.26 and taking third in 110m hurdles (14.41) … At 2006 Virginia indoor state meet, won pole vault with state and meet record mark (17-0.50), was third in 55m hurdles (7.55) and took seventh in long jump (22-4) … At 2005 Virginia AAA outdoor meet, had phenomenal performance by scoring 40 points by himself … Won pole vault (16-6), was second in long jump (22-9), second in 110m hurdles (14.61), second in 300m hurdles (38.08) and third in triple jump (46-4.50) … Set high school records in pole vault, long jump, triple jump, 55m hurdles, 110m hurdles, 300m hurdles and 4x100m relay … Also played football and volleyball … 2006 graduate of Great Bridge High School.

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