Shannon Morton
    • Class
    • High School/Other
    • Hometown
    • r-Junior
    • Indian River
    • Chesapeake, Va.

    Updated: November 18, 2015

    2015 Cross Country: Came in 41st at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet with a time of 22:05.4 … Finished 57th at the ACC Championships with a time of 21:46.2 … Was 189th at the NCAA Pre-National meet with a time of 21:40.9 … Claimed 50th at the Princeton Inter-Regional Invitational with a time of 22:10.3 … Came in 18th overall at the VT Alumni Invite (6K) with a time of 22:15.15 … Finished in 10th place overall at the Hokie Invite (4K) with a time of 14:26.53.

    2015 Outdoor: Recorded a new 5,000-meter time to 17:02.73, setting a new personal record at the Raleigh Relays ... Competed in the ACC Championships in the 1,500-meter event, finishing in 4:23.81 ... Raced the 800-meter distance at three meets ... Member of the school record breaking team in the distance medley at the Tennessee Relays ... Participated in the NCAA East Regionals for the 1,500-meter run.

    2015 Indoor: Led the team in the mile, posting a team best and personal record of 4:43.48 at the ACC Championships where she placed fourth overall ... Competed unattached in the 1,000-meter run at the Virginia Tech Invitational witha t time of 2:50.80 ... Participated in the 4x800-meter and distance medley relays.

    2014 Cross Country: Competed in six meets for the Hokies... Earned All-Region honors after finishing in 19th place at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 20:51.5... Finished in 32nd place at the ACC Championships with a time of 21:14.9... Competed at the NCAA Championships.

    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 … Majori is human development.

    Morton's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
    Indoor Outdoor
    600m: 1:34.85 400m: 58.82
    800m: 2:13.06 800m: 2:07.88
    1000m: 2:50.80 1500m: 4:13.29
    Mile: 4:43.48 5000m: 17:02.73
    3000m: 9:39.29
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