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Morgan

Laushey

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Height: 5'5"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Pope
Other College: West Georgia

Bio

ACADEMICS

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

2017 Cross Country

Named by the Sun Belt a recipient of the 1A FAR Acadameic Excellence Awards… Placed top ten in the 5k at the Mississippi College Invitational… Ran her best (22:57.5) in the 6k at the NCAA Division I South Region Cross Country Championships… Finished with a personal best (19:02.2) in the 5k at the Mountain to Sea Open CC Meet…

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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