Morgan

Sanders

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High Jump/Hurdles
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Westfield
High School: Westfield

Bio

2016-2017:

  • Competed in 55, 60 and 100-meter hurdles, 60 and 200-meter run, and the long jump event
  • Posted season-best times in the 55m hurdles (8:58) at UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21), in the 60m hurdles (9.04) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (2/24) and finished 13th overall in the finals, in the 100m hurdles (14.99) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29) and finished sixth overall, in the 60m run (8:41) at the URI Coaches Tribute Invitational and in the 200m run (27.28) at the U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational
  • Recorded a season-best height in the long jump (5.25m) at the Tiger Track Classic (4/7)
  • Qualified for the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17) for the 60-meter hurdle (9:10) and finished 11th overall and also for the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championship (2/24) for the 60-meter hurdle (9:04)
  • Ran the 100-meter hurdle (15.52) in the NEICAAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship and finished 18th overall

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Westfield High School under head coach Linda Rowbotham, serving as team captain her sophomore, junior and senior years
  • Earned the Pioneer Valley All-League award and was the MassLive Athlete of the Year
  • Named team MVP, setting school records in the 55m hurdles, 100m hurdles, long jump, 4x200m relay and sprint medley relay
  • Finished third in the 55m hurdles at the New England Championship
  • Qualified for Nationals her senior year with a time of 8.42 in the 55m hurdles
  • Team was Valley Wheel Champion
  • Also was a two-year member of the varsity soccer team
  • A member of the National Honor Society

 Personal:

  • Daughter of Brian and Renee Sanders
  • Has one sister (Mya)
  • Has not yet declared a major

Sanders' Top Performances

Event Time/Dist. Meet (Date)
Long jump 5.25m Tiger Track Classic (4/7/2017)
55m H 8:58 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21/2017)
60m H 9.04 NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/24/2017)
100m H 14.99 Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29/2017)
60m 8.41 URI Coaches Tribute Invitational (2/4/2017)
200m  27.28

U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15)

 

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