Morgan Anderson
Morgan  Anderson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
First Colonial

Event:
Distance


2015-16 Cross Country: Competed in three events … Began the season with a 47th place showing at the Covered Bridge Invitational where she ran a 5K time of 20:12.10 … Ran a 6K time of 24:31.34 at the Wake Forest Invitational … Represented East Carolina at the American Athletic Conference Championship and finished the 6K race in a personal-best time of 23:12.56.

2014-15 Track and Field: Competed in the 800m, 1,000m and mile events during the indoor season … Placed seventh in the 1,000m at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a time of 3:07.06 … Ran the 800 and 1,500-meter events during the outdoor campaign … Posted a personal-best 800m time of 2:21.24 at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational … Recorded a career-best time of 4:49.02 in the 1,500m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational.

2014-15 Cross Country: Ran in one race during the season, finishing 32nd in the 5K at the Covered Bridge Invitational with a time of 20:19.15

2013-14 Track and Field: Ran in two events during the indoor season, taking 15th place in the mile run at the Tar Heel Open in a time of 5:37.49 as well as third place in the 5,000-meter run at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 19:32.26 … Did not compete during the outdoor season.

2013-14 Cross Country: Competed at four meets during her initial season ... Debuted in the 5K at the Covered Bridge Invitational with a time of 20:01.23 to finish 32nd overall ... Clocked a time of 19:56.7 in the 5K at the Wolfpack Invitational ... Placed 19th overall in the 5K at the Pirate Invitational.

High School: Recorded a number of personal-best times at First Colonial High School en route to qualifying for the Virginia AAA Indoor State Championships in both the 1,000-meter and 1,600-meter runs ... A Virginia AAA State finalist who placed eighth in the 1,600-meter run at state ... Was a 2013 Footlocker South Regional Qualifier in cross country ... Finished 17th in the 2013 Virginia State cross country championship as a senior ... Four-time cross country and track & field MVP ... Three-time cross country All-Region selection and three-time track & field All-Region selection ... Earned the Community Service Bronze Award ... Four-year honor roll member.

Personal: Born June 16, 1995 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Daughter of David Anderson and Sherry Carmien ... Has a younger brother, Nicholas.