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Shannon Morton
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  • r-Freshman
  • Indian River
  • Chesapeake, Va.

Updated: January 6, 2014

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
Indoor Outdoor
600m: 1:34.85 400m: 58.82
800m: 2:13.06 800m: 2:08.57
1000m: 2:57.82 1500m: 4:20.58
5000m: 18:40.38
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