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Michael Morrow
Michael  Morrow

Hometown:
Danbury, Conn.

High School:
Danbury

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
05/30/1996

Experience:
Jr./Jr.

02/27/2017

Men's Track & Field -- BIG EAST Championships (2/25/17)

Villanova wrapped up competition at the BIG EAST Championships on February 25, 2017.

02/24/2017

Men's Track & Field -- BIG EAST Championships (2/24/17)

The men's track & field team opened competition at the BIG EAST Championships on February 24, 2017.

05/13/2016

Men's Track & Field -- BIG EAST Day 1

Men's track & field photo gallery from the first day of BIG EAST Championships -- May 13, 2016

On Morrow: Terrific all-around athlete who competed in the multi-events as a sophomore last season ... Top individual event is the high jump, in which he earned All-BIG EAST honors indoors as a freshman in 2016-17 ... Has a wealth of potential and is capable of helping the team during meets in a variety of ways, including at the BIG EAST level ... Has gained a good amount of experience during his first two years on campus and should continue to make strides in 2017-18.

2017 Outdoor: Competed twice each in the 110 meter hurdles and the long jump during the season, and established personal bests in both events ... Ran the 110 meter hurdles in 16.90 at the BIG EAST Championships to finish in 10th place overall in the preliminary heats ... Had an earlier time of 19.07 in the hurdles at the season-opening Penn Challenge ... Finished 16th in the long jump at the Penn Challenge with a mark of 6.03 meters, then set his personal best with a jump of 6.35 meters in a 16th place finish at the Lions Invitational.

2016-17 Indoor: Made his debut as a multi-event athlete during the season ... Completed heptathlons at the Fast Times Before Finals Meet in December as well as at the BIG EAST Championships ... Recorded a fourth place finish in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST meet with a score of 4,151 points ... That score is the fourth-highest in school history ... Tallied personal best marks in three of the seventh heptathlon events at the BIG EAST Championships ... Led the heptathlon field with a height of 1.82 meters in the high jump ... Had personal best times of 7.61 in the 60 meters and 9.63 in the 60 meter hurdles ... Other marks were a distance of 6.17 meters in the long jump, a shot put throw of 9.54 meters, a personal best height of 3.30 meters in the pole vault and a time of 2:56.05 in the 1000 meters ... Earlier in the season scored 3,866 points in the heptathlon at the Fast Times Before Finals Meet at Lehigh ... His marks in that heptathlon included 7.67 (60m), 1.79m (HJ), 5.90m (LJ), 9.56m (SP), 10.01 (60mH), 3.10m( PV) and 3:02.07 (1000m) ... Opened the indoor season at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where he recorded a personal best time of 2:55.10 in the 1000 meters to go along with a runner-up finish in the 60 meter hurdles (10.13) and a sixth place showing in the long jump (6.08m) ... Recorded a distance of 5.89 meters in the long jump at the Gotham Cup ... Cleared a height of 1.82 meters in the high jump to finish eighth at the Villanova Open, where he also recorded times of 7.75 and 9.64 in the preliminary heats of the 60 meters and the 60 meter hurdles, respectively ... Tallied a mark of 1.84 meters in the high jump at the FastTrack National Invitational, to go along with times of 7.65 and 9.70 in the heats of the 60 meters and the 60 meter hurdles.

2016 Outdoor: Competed at three meets during the season ... Scored in the high jump at the BIG EAST Championships, placing sixth with a season-best height of 1.92 meters at the conference meet ... Tallied a seventh place finish in the high jump with a height of 1.88 meters at the Penn Challenge ... Recorded a mark of 1.82 meters at the Lions Invitational.

2016 Indoor:
Made an impact in the jumps in his first season of collegiate competition ... Earned All-BIG EAST honors in the high jump with a runner-up finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... Tallied a season and personal best height of 1.95 meters at the conference meet ... Competed three times in the high jump during the season ... Made his collegiate debut by clearing the bar at 1.84 meters for a 22nd place finish at the Great Dane Classic ... Finished 11th at the Villanova Invitational (1.88m) and was also 16th in the long jump with a mark of 5.82 meters at that meet.

Danbury High School:
Earned a total of eight varsity letters in track & field, including four each for both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Three-time all-state and FCIAC all-conference selection during his career ... Named to the Connecticut Indoor Track All-Star Team as a senior ... Indoor state LL champion as a sophomore and a senior ... Champion at the New York Relays as a senior ... Team captain both indoors and outdoors his senior year ... School record holder in the high jump both indoors and outdoors ... Achieved High Honors status academically as a senior.

Personal: Born 5/30/96 in Danbury, Conn. ... Younger of two children of Mark and Dunja Morrow ... Has an older sister, Megan (23) ... Hobbies include politics, music and technology ... Chose to attend Villanova for the track & field team's tradition of excellence and for the program's reputation in developing successful student-athletes ... Also noted Villanova's elite academic reputation as a reason for enrolling ... Finance and International Business double major.

PERSONAL BESTS
Heptathlon          4,151 Points            2017 BIG EAST Championships

60 Meters 7.61 2017 BIG EAST Championships
60 Meter Hurdles 9.63 2017 BIG EAST Championships
110 Meter Hurdles 16.90 2017 BIG EAST Championships
1000 Meters 2:55.10 2016 Jack Pyrah Invitational
High Jump 1.95 Meters 2016 BIG EAST Championships
Pole Vault 3.30 Meters 2017 BIG EAST Championships Long Jump 6.35 Meters 2017 Lions Invitational
Shot Put 9.56 Meters 2016 Fast Times Before Finals Meet
CAREER AWARDS (Indoor Track)
All-BIG EAST                                2016 (High Jump)
CAREER AWARDS (Academics)
BIG EAST All-Academic Team                  2015-16

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