Updated: September 23, 2014
2014 Outdoor: Broke the school record in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:13.29 at the Portland Track Festival... Finished in third place at the ACC Championships in the 1500 with a time of 4:32.74... Qualified for the NCAA Championships where she finished 20th after posting an 11th place finish at the NCAA East Regional with a time of 4:18.19... Also ran personal bests in the 800 and the 5000.
2014 Indoor: Set personal best mile time at the USC Invitational, finishing in 4:48.31 ... Recorded personal best 3,000m time at the ACC Championships with a time of 9:39.29 ... Ran the 4x400 at the Alex Wilson Invite to record the team's season best time of 3:47.37 ... Competed in the ACC Championships in the distance medley relay, securing a team-best time of 11:12.01 to finish sixth.
2013 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies... Finished in sixth place at the Mountaineer Open... Posted a 39th place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a season-best time of 21:27.30... Finished in 54th at the ACC Championships.
2013 Outdoor: Finished fifth in the 1,500 meters at the ACC Championship with a time of 4:25.37 ... Clocked a season best time at the Colonial Relays (4:20.58) ... Ran the 1,500 meters in 4:23.20 at the Oxy Invite ... Competed in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Round (4:30.66) ... Posted a season best in the 800 meters at the Roanoke/Virginia Tech Twilight (2:08.57) ... Posted a time of 2:08.25 two days later at the Virginia Challenge.
2013 Indoor: Ran a 1:34.85 in the 600 meters at the VT Challenge ... Was the third leg on the fourth place distance medley relay team at the ACC Championship (11:37.64) ... Competed unattached in the 800 meters at the VT Elite Meet (2:13.06) and in the 1,000 meters at the Hokie Invitational (2:57.82).
2012 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Competed in two races as an unattached runner.
High School: Qualified for the AAU Junior Olympics in the 800m and 1500m, winning the 1500m race with a time of 4:39.47 … Captured district championships in the 800, 1600m and 4x400 relay … Was the runner-up in the 1000m at the 2012 VHSL Group AAA Indoor State Championship after winning the event at the Eastern Regional Championship … Recorded back-to-back sixth place finishes in the 800m at the outdoor stat championship during her final two years at Indian River … A five-time team MVP selection.
Personal: Born on July 10, 1993 in Chesapeake, Va. … Daughter of David and Kim Morton … Has six siblings … Majoring in university studies.
|Morton's Collegiate Track & Field Bests|
|600m: 1:34.85||400m: 58.82|
|800m: 2:13.06||800m: 2:07.88|
|1000m: 2:57.82||1500m: 4:13.29|
|Mile: 4:48.31||5000m: 17:06.89|
|italics - deontes unattached|