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GSU Women's Cross Country BIO
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Morgan Laushey
Player Profile:
Morgan Laushey 2374244
Height: 5'5"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Pope
Other College: West Georgia

ACADEMICS

  • Spring 2017 President’s List
  • Fall 2016 President’s List
  • Spring 2016 President's List

2016 Cross Country

Earned two top-25 finishes, including a 16th place finish at the Front Runner Invitational... Laushey ran her best 5k of the season at the Front Runner Invite with a time of 19:08.72… She ran the 5k in 19:30.49 at the USC Upstate Invite to finish 21st… Recorded 5k times of 19:41.3 and 21:50.5 at the Gerald Richey Invite and Sun Belt Championships, respectively.

2016 Outdoor Track & Field (GSU)

Ran four different race distances over the season...Clocked 4:54.15 in the 1,500m at Jacksonville State...Ran a 10:37.86 best in the 3,000m run at Auburn...Turned in 18:15.29 clocking in the 5,000m run at Georgia Tech and finished 20th in the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in 19:03.21....Was 12th at the Sun Belt Championships in the 10,000m run in 40:41.30.

2016 Indoor Track & Field (GSU)

Ran the 3,000m in 10:36.05 at the Birmingham CrossPlex, then clocked 10:39.51 in finishing 15th at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships...Best time in the 5,000m run was 18:42.14 at the Marshall Invitational.

2015 Cross Country (GSU)

Did not compete.

West Georgia:

Ran cross country and track at the Division II school in the Peach Belt Conference. In cross country, she clocked best 5k times of 19:07.70 and 19:09.71. Won the UWG Wolves XC Invitational and was fifth at the Point University Invite with those two times. In the 6k, she ran 23:22.60 at the Rome Area XC Championships, placing 14th...Placed 10th in the GSC Championship Meet in 2014, earning all-confernce second team.

In track, Laushey had a 5,000m time of 18:37.95, a 3,000m time of 11:06.14 and an 800m clocking of 2:26.

Prep:

At Pope High School in Marietta, Ga., Laushey was fifth in the region as her team’s MVP. Pope finished eighth at the 2013 Track & Field State Championship as she ran the 1,600m.

In high school, had a 5,000m time of 19:26.85 and a 3,200m time of 11:40.00. Best 1,600m time was 5:20. Also lettered in swimming at Pope.

Personal:

Born July 7, 1995 in Austell, Ga. and resides in Marietta, Ga...Daughter of David and Kelle Laushey...Has two younger siblings, Makenzie and Davis...Morgan is 1/4 Japanese in heritage...Major is early childhood education with plans to become a kindergarten teacher.

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