Shannon Morton

  • Shannon
  • Morton

  • Class
  • High School/Other
    Indian River
  • Hometown
    Chesapeake, Va.

Updated: November 1, 2016

2016: Came in 84th at the ACC Championships wiht a time of 21:58.3 … Finished 55th at the Greater Louisville Invite (5K) with a time of 17:56.90 … Won the VT Alumni Invite for the first cross country win of her career … Ran the 6K course in a time of 21:31.60.

2015: 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.

2014: 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.

2013: 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.

2012: 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 XC Career Bests

4K: 14:26.53, Hokie Invite (2015)

5K: 17:56.90, Greater Louisville Classic (2016)

6K: 20:51.5, NCAA Southeast Regional (2014)


Italics = ran unattached