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Morgan Adams

Morgan Adams
Morgan  Adams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cary, N.C.

High School:
Green Hope

Experience:
1L

Major:
Exercise Science

10/14/2016

Gamecocks Take 13th in Packed Crimson Classic Field

South Carolina ranks fifth out of nine SEC teams in the field two weeks ahead of conference meet

10/04/2016

South Carolina Claims Decisive Win in Gamecock Invitational

Gamecocks claim 10 of the top 12 spots in the two-mile outing

09/17/2016

Gamecocks Post Near Perfect Day in 33rd Winthrop/adidas Invitational

South Carolina wins with 18 points in the Division I standings

09/03/2016

Gamecocks Open 2016 with Win in Carolina Challenge

South Carolina tops the Division I teams competing in this year's event

09/02/2017

Carolina Challenge 9/2/17

Shots, provided by Bob Stoner, from the 2017 Carolina Challenge, held at the Sandhill REC course in Columbia, S.C.

09/15/2016

2016 Carolina Challenge

Shots from the Gamecocks season opening cross country meet.

2016-17 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2017 Cross Country (Sophomore)
Ran twice for the Gamecocks... Finished 45th at the Carolina Challenge with a time of 21:40.8... Lowered her 5K time by well over a minute with a mark of 23:10.9 to place 24th at the Koala Classic.

2017 Track
Indoors:
Ran the 5000m twice, finishing 11th at the Clemson Invitational and 19th at the Tiger Paw Invitational.
Outdoors: Competed twice in the 3000m and once in the 5000m ... Finished 16th at the Gamecock Invitational 5K, her top placement of the outdoor season.

2016 Cross Country (Freshman)
Posted four finishes on the year ... Ranked 38th overall in her collegiate debut in the Carolina Challenge with her top 5K time of 20:27.80 ... Ranked 23rd among Division I competitors in the 33rd Winthrop/adidas Invitational (20:39.6) ... Helped the Gamecocks win the two-mile Gamecock Invitational, finishing fifth in 12:41.92 ... In her only 6K, she clocked a 24:39.0 in the Crimson Classic.

High School
Ran for Green Hope High School ... Her best event in outdoor track was the 3200m run, where she finished 10th last year in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A Championship ... Tallied her best time at that distance as a junior in the adidas Raleigh Relays (11:03.01) ... She finished ninth in the 2015 NCHSAA 4A Indoor meet with a time of 11:18.89 before ranking eighth as a senior ... In the 5K, she finished second in the NCTCCCA Meet of Champions on the track at 18:25.34 ... A standout in cross country who finished 21st as a junior and sixth as a senior in North Carolina ... Ranked in the top 40 in both of the last two years in the Nike Cross Southeast Regionals, posting her top time in 2014 of 18:26 in that meet.

Personal
Daughter of Charles and Donna Adams ... Has one younger sister, Mackenzie ... Majoring in exercise science.

Cross Country Personal Records
2M
12:41.92 (10/4/16 Gamecock Invitational)
5K
20:27.80 (9/3/16 Carolina Challenge)
6K
24:39.0 (10/14/16 Crimson Classic)
 

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