2020 Cum Laude graduate of Clemson University with degree in Industrial Engineering … Coached by Michael Porter and Vicky Pounds … 2018 ACC Steeplechase silver medalist … Member of United States team at 2017 IAAF World Junior Cross Country, held in Uganda, where she placed 45th on 6,000m course among field of 101 runners … Finished eighth in NACAC Cross Country Championships, held in Boca Raton, Florida … Senior campaign (2019-20), placed 17th in NCAA Southeast Region and 24th in ACC cross country … Won Gold division of Joe Piane-Notre Dame Invitational on 5,000m course … Member of sixth-place distance medley relay at ACC Indoor, also raced in 3,000m … In junior season (2018-19) placed sixth in NCAA Southeast Region to earn qualification as individual to NCAA Championships … Finished 27th in ACC cross country … At ACC Indoors, placed seventh in mile, 10th in 3,000m and ran on seventh-place distance medley relay … Established career best times over four distances indoors – 2:09.59 (800), 2:55.91 (1000), 4:41.26 (mile), 9:27.82 (3000) … did not compete outdoors … During sophomore season (2017-2018) earned silver medal in ACC steeplechase with career best time of 10:07.13 … Finished sixth in NCAA East steeplechase (10:07.45), then placed 22nd in NCAA Championships … Also set career best times of 4:40.84 (1500) and 16:26.35 (5,000) … Raced in 3,000m and 5,000m at ACC Indoor, placing 12th in both races … did not compete in cross country … As freshman (2016-17), placed 19th in ACC cross country and 32nd at NCAA Southeast Region … Did not compete during indoor season … Finished sixth (10:23.31) in 3,000m steeplechase at ACC Championships, placed 28th in NCAA East preliminary round … Sixth in steeplechase at USATF Junior Championships …
Earned All-ACC Academic honors four consecutive years (2016-2019), USTFCCCA All-Academic three times (2017-2019) … Lindenmeyer Leadership & Public Service award winner … Member of Tiger Leadership Academy, served as Engagement Chair and Community Service Chair of Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Director of Operations for Alpha Pi Mu, Data Analytics intern with Clemson Athletic Department.
Best marks: 4:40.84 (1500), 10:07.13 (Steeplechase), 16:26.35 (5000). Indoor – 2:09.59 (800), 2:55.91 (1000), 4:42.86 (mile), 9:27.82 (3000), 16:51.39 (5000). Cross country: 16:49.5 (5k), 20:01.4 (6k)
2016 graduate of Spartanburg Christian Academy in Spartanburg, South Carolina … Coached by Steve Conway and Mike Caldwell … Earned South Carolina’s cross country Gatorade Runner of the Year three times (2012-13, 2014-15, 2015-16) and SCISA Runner of the Year multiple years … Started competing in SCISA State Championships in 2009-10 season and amassed 31 State titles over seven years – 7 in cross country, 6 in 800m, 7 in 1600m, 6 in 3,200m and 5 with relays … Team claimed State Championship in cross country each of those seven seasons as well as outdoor track and field titles from her freshman to senior year … Holds school record in 2:22.18 (800), 5:05.00 (1600), 10:28.40 (3200) and 17:18.0 (5k XC) … Placed ninth in 2015 Foot Locker Nationals to earn All-America honor, also raced in 2014 Foot Locker Nationals, placing 32nd … Finished sixth in 5,000m (16:53.84) at New Balance Outdoor Nationals, earning All-America honor … Lettered seven years in cross country, track and field as well as one year in soccer … Honors and clubs included Principal’s Honor Roll each year, Student Body President, Student Leadership Institute, Beta Club, Presidential Volunteer Service, Girls on the Run assistant coach.
Logan Deane Morris was born July 7, 1998 in Spartanburg, South Carolina … Hometown is Inman, South Carolina … Daughter of Dwayne and Angela Morris, who both graduated from Clemson … Has two siblings, Taylor and Avery … Taylor competed in cross country, track and field at Anderson University … Relatives who competed in college include Randy Morris in cross country, track and field as well as Sandy Morris Price and Sarah Price in softball … Father, a minister, authored a book, “The Outrageous Life” … Her great-grandfather, GC Spencer, was a NASCAR driver who competed in 415 Grand National/Winston Cup Series races from 1958 to 1977 and produced seven second-place finishes among 55 top-five finishes and 138 top 10s in his career … Planning to earn a Master’s in Operations Management … Career plans include pursuing a professional running career, then work as an industrial engineer … Life ambition is to do everything to the best of her ability and to the glory of God … Favorite athlete is Simone Biles … Most admires her parents for all they do to help siblings and her be successful in life … Member of Competitive Clogging team for six years, can complete a Rubik’s Cube, and has traveled to over 10 different countries … Chose Arkansas since she wanted to be surrounded by a talented team and be in a championship environment.