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Morgan Thompson
Morgan Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spokane, Wash.

High School:
Mead

Last College:
Boise State

Position:
Distances

Birthdate:
03/15/1979

Experience:
2V

Major:
English

2001 (Cross-Country): Ran in five meets, including the Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional meets ... had top finish of 33rd overall at the Sundodger Invitational ... ran fourth on the squad, 79th overall at the Pre-National meet in Greenville, S.C., helping the Huskies to an eighth-place finish ... was 32nd overall, sixth on the team at the Pac-10 Championships in 25:53. 2000-2001: During the outdoor track campaign, competed in every distance from 800m to 5000m … best steeplechase time (9:29.76), recorded at the Ohio Quad meet, ranked fourth on the team … won the steeplechase at the Ohio Quad … won the 1500m at the Salzman Invitational … clocked best 1500m time (3:57.89) at the Eastern Washington Invitational … season-best 5000m time (14:59.46) ranked fifth among Huskies … ran the mile and 3000m at three meets during the indoor track season … was the team’s third-ranked 3000m runner with a time of 8:32.10 at the Vandal Invitational … best mile time (4:18.07) ranked fifth among Huskies ... competed in all six cross country races for the UW squad, placing in the Huskies’ top five in all but one ...was the third-place finisher at the Emerald City Invitational ... recorded season-best time (24:52.66) at the Pac-10 Championships in Seattle, finishing 35th overall ... placed 22nd at the Sundodger Invitational, sixth at the Big Cross Invitational and 47th at the West Regional. 1999-2000: Competed in the 800m, 1500m, 5000m and steeplechase during the outdoor track season ... recorded season-best times of 1:57.5 (hand-timed 800m), 3:55.44 (1500m), 9:49.21 (steeplechase) and 15:17.90 (5000m) ... indoors, competed in the 800m, mile, and 300m events ... competed in all six cross country races ... was runner-up at the season opening Emerald City Invite ... finished 36th at the Pac-10 Championships ... placed 57th at the NCAA West Regionals. 1998-99: Redshirted the track and cross-country seasons due to an injury ... competed in one cross-country race, placing 68th at the Cowboy Jamboree. 1997-98 (Boise State): Finished ninth at the Pier Park Invitational ... helped theBroncos to a fourth-place Big West Conference finish, placing 45th.

High School and Personal: Born Mar. 15, 1979 .in Spokane ... parents are Mary Jane and Peter ... has five siblings, brothers Thatcher, Colin and Spencer, and and sisters Alison and Emily ... as a senior at Mead High School, placed third in the state in the 3200m (9:08), ranking 17th nationally ... ranked by USA Track & Field as the fourth-best prep steepler (9:38) in 1997 ... helped lead Mead to three state cross country titles and two state track titles ...tThe 1996 Mead cross country squad, coached by Pat Tyson, won its ninth-straight state title and was ranked No. 2 in the nation ... prep teammate of current Husky Jason Fayant.

UW Career Bests
800m....... 1:57.5h
1500m....... 3:55.34
Steeple....... 9:29.75
5000m..… 14:59.46
Mile (indoor)..... 4:18.07
3000m (indoor).... 8:32.10
XC: 8000m……. 24:53
10000m……. 32:12

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