Morgan

Sanders

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Multi-events
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westfield, Mass.
High School: Westfield

Bio

In the News:

"Art opens several doors for Holy Cross' Morgan Sanders" (Patriot League Network, May 1, 2019)

Career Honors:

Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2017-2018, 2018-2019)

2019-2020 (Senior): 

  • Member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

 2019 Outdoor (Junior):

  • Finished 16th in the 100 meter hurdles, running a 15.01, at the New England Outdoor Championship (5/10).
  • Finished 11th in the 100 meter hurdles (14.82) and 18th in the high jump (1.50m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/3).
  • Finished fifth in the 100 meter hurdles, running a 14.87, at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).
  • Placed fourth in the high jump (1.50m) at the Black & Gold Invitational (3/29).

 2018-2019 Indoor (Junior):

  • Had a personal best in the 60 meter hurdles (8.03) while placing eighth in the high jump (1.55m) and 10th in the pentathlon (3,153) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/16).
  • Finished 13th in the 60 meter hurdles, running a 9.11, at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/1).
  • Finished first in the 55 meter hurdles (8.48), third in the high jump (1.56m), fifth in the long jump (4.97m) and ninth with a personal best in the shot put (867m) vs. UNH (1/19).
  • Finished sixth at the URI Multi-Event Qualifier, scoring 3,057 points in the pentathlon (12/6).

 2018 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Had a personal best in the 100 meter hurdles (14.64) and placed 17th in the long jump (5.09m) at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championships (5/11).
  • Finished 15th in the 100 meter hurdles (14.97) and seventh in the heptathlon (4,078 points) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/4).
  • Finished second in the 100 meter hurdles, running a 14.65, at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21).

 2017-2018 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Finished 14th in the 60 meter hurdles (9.22) and placed sixth with a personal best in the pentathlon (3,195 points) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/17).

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).
  • Majoring in psychology and visual arts. 

Sanders' Top Performances

Year Event Time/Dist. Meet (Date)
2019 60m H (indoor) 9.03 Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championship (2/16)
2019 Shot Put (indoor) 8.67m UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19)
2017 Long jump 5.25m Tiger Track Classic (4/7/2017)
2017 55m H 8:58 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21/2017)
2017 60m H 9.04 NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/24/2017)
2017 100m H 14.99 Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29/2017)
2017 60m 8.41 URI Coaches Tribute Invitational (2/4/2017)
2017 200m  27.28

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

 

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