Lauren Morris
Lauren Morris
Height: 5-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Blythewood, S.C.
Position: Mid-Distance
Previous School: Blythewood H.S.

At Converse:

2014 (Sophomore):

Outdoor: Competed in six meets...Posted a season best 59.44 in the 400m at the Phoenix Invitational...Ran a season best 2:23.51 in the 800m at the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Championships...Finished fourth in the 800m at the Conference Championships...Member of the school record 4x400m relay team...Member of the 4x800m relay team.  Indoor: Competed in five meets...Ran a school record best 1:03.37 in the 400m at the Winston-Salem State Open...Ran a school record best in the 4x400m relay at the Winston-Salem State Open...School Record best in the DMR at the Hilton Garden Innvitational...Ran a season best 2:25.97 in the 800m at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships...Picked up a third place finish in the 800m...Third Team All-Conference...All-Southeast Region in the DMR.  Cross Country: Competed in all seven meets...Was a strong fourth runner for the Valkyries...Best finish of the season came at the Maryville College Invitational where she finished 17th overall...Best 6k time of the season came at the NCAA DII Southeast Regional trekking the course in 25:57.1...Finished 40th overall at the Conference Carolinas Championships. 

2013 (Freshman):

Outdoor: Competed in five meets...Posted a season best 1:04.32 in the 400m at the Winthrop Invitational...Posted a season best time of 2:29.41 in the 800m at the Charlotte 49er Classic...Member of the SMR team that finished first at the Terrier Relays in school record time...Member of the DMR school record team.  Indoor: Competed in five meets...Ran a season best 1:03.65 in the 400m at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships...Ran a season best 2:41.09 in the 800m at the Hilton Garden Invitational.  Cross Country: Competed in six meets...Posted a season best time of 21:38.0 at the Conference Carolinas XC Championships...Posted a season best time of 27:17.0 in the 6K at the Charlotte Invitational...Competed at the NCAA SE Regionals.

Prep: Mid-Distance MVP...4x Varsity Athletic Award winner...Placed 8th in the 4x800m relay at the state meet in 2012...Finished 4th at the state meet in the 4x400m relay...A/B Honor Roll...Principal Honor Roll...National Honor Society Member...Beta Club President.

Personal: Daughter of Otis and Tamisha Morris...Comprehensive Special Education major...Brother: Otis Morris Jr. ...Born January 18.