Washington returns all seven of its 2011 Regional competitors, a group that collectively had a terrific summer of training.
Washington heads to camp on the coast next week before hosting the Sundodger on Sept. 15.
The UW women return six of seven runners from their NCAA runner-up squad.
Nearly half of Washington's roster are true freshmen who have
Washington will run against dozens of ranked opponents in the last race before Pac-12s.
2012 (Cross Country): Redshirted the season, competing twice unattached ... was 36th at the Sundodger Invite in 25:48 ... ran at the Bill Dellinger Invite in Oregon, finishing 90th overall.
2011-12: Enjoyed a promising first fall, earning his way on two trips with UW's travel squad ... ran unattached at the season-opening Sundodger, finishing 13th overall in a time of 24:45 for 8k ... competed at the Roy Griak Invitational, finishing as the seventh Husky across in 139th-place ... made the trip to the Wisconsin Invitational, running in the B-race where he finished 40th overall ... (Track): Competed three times indoors before redshirting the outdoor season ... indoors, twice ran the 3,000-meters, with a best of 8:30.90 at the Husky Classic ... also ran a mile in 4:17.95 at the UW Final Qualifier ... competed twice unattached outdoors, once in the 1,500m and once in the steeplechase.
High School and Personal: Born in St. Paul, Minnesota ... parents are Keely and Dan Morin ... has one older brother, Brendon, and one older sister, Dana, who runs track currently at Duke ... swept the 2011 Wyoming indoor state titles at 800-meters, 1,600-meters, and 3,200-meters ... fourth at the 4A state meet outdoors at 3,200-meters, and was sixth at 800-meters and 1,600-meters ... placed second at the 2011 Simplot Games in Pocatello, Idaho in the 3,200-meter run, clocking a PR of 9:24.70, which was 26 seconds faster than his time in the same race in 2010 ... third at the 2010 Wyoming outdoor state meet at 3,200-meters in 9:41.86 ... also was runner-up at the indoor state meet at 3,200-meters in 2010 ... named All-State indoors as a junior and senior ... during the 2010 cross country season, placed 15th at the Nike Team National Northwest Regional race ... a top-10 finisher at the Wyoming cross country state meet the past three years, placing third as a senior and fourth as a junior, and earning All-State and All-Conference honors from 2008-10.
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