Greg Morrin
Greg Morrin

Player Profile
Hometown:
Hockessin, Del.

High School:
St. Mark's High School

Position:
Cross Country/Distance

Graduated:
2013

04/20/2013

Denault and FitzSimons Run to First Place Finishes at Widener Invitational

Wildcats wrapped up two days of competition at local meet on Saturday afternoon

04/06/2013

Basili Wins Heat of Steeplechase After Mid-Race Fall at Colonial Relays

Villanova junior continued race and made final jumps after being injured during the race

02/16/2013

Williamsz Anchors Villanova to BIG EAST Title in Distance Medley Relay

Conference title in DMR is Wildcats first in three years, 16th overall

01/25/2013

Wildcats Win Distance Medley Relay on First Day of Penn State National

Greg Morrin also victorious individually in the 5000 meters as two-day meet commences

01/18/2013

Wildcats Win Three Events at Great Dane Classic

Denault, Trainer and Tully all win their respective events in Friday's meet

On Morrin: Distance runner who contributed to the team in meets during cross country season as well as on the track ... Top individual event was the 3000 meter steeplechase ... Made great progress during the course of his career and was a consistent BIG EAST qualifier.

2014 Outdoor: Ran the 3000 meter steeplechase three times during the season, including at the BIG EAST Championships ... Scored team points with a sixth place finish at the conference meet, where he registered a time of 9:21.93 ... Recorded a personal best time of 9:11.46 in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the Penn Relays and came in seventh in the College section of the event ... Came in 10th at the Colonial Relays (9:23.04) ... Competed in the 1500 meters at the Danny Curran Invitational and finished in ninth place with a time of 3:58.47.

2014 Indoor: Ran the 3000 meters at the Columbia Last Chance Meet and finished in fifth place with a time of 8:33.47.

2013 Cross Country: Did not compete at any meets.

2013 Outdoor: Came in fourth in the University section of the 3000 meter steeplechase with a personal best time of 9:18.99 at the Colonial Relays ... Competed in the steeplechase at the BIG EAST Championships and finished 11th (9:26.41) ... Registered a personal best time of 3:56.89 in the 1500 meters and came in 11th at the Widener Invitational.

2013 Indoor: Ran three races in the 5000 meters and had a top time of 14:40.74 in a first place finish at the Penn State National ... Opened the season by placing seventh at the Great Dane Classic (15:07.20) ... Placed 21st at the BIG EAST Championships (15:14.40).

2012 Cross Country: Was the Wildcats fourth counting runner at the Paul Short Run and helped Villanova capture the team title with a 23rd place finish in a field of 332 runners ... Crossed the finish line in a career best time of 24:37 for an 8K course ... Finished in 53rd place at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 26:12.13 ... Came in sixth on the team and 134th overall at the Pre-NCAA Meet (24:44.5) ... Opened the season with a four-mile time of 19:37.80 and came in 12th out of 110 runners at the Main Line Invitational.

2012 Outdoor: Finished in eighth place out of 117 runners in the 1500 meters with a personal best time of 3:59.98 at the Danny Curran Invitational ... Runner-up in the 3000 meter steeplechase in 9:38.18 at the Widener Invitational ... Came in 21st at the Colonial Relays (9:43.13).

2012 Indoor: Came in 20th in the 5000 meters in 15:12.79 at the BIG EAST Championships ... During the season recorded a time of 14:37.33 in a third place finish at the Great Dane Classic ... That time shattered his previous personal best by nearly 10 seconds ... Individual winner in the 3000 meters at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational (8:40.31).

2011 Cross Country: Finished in 41st place overall at the BIG EAST Championships, where his 8K time of 24:39 was a new personal best ... Finished in fourth place at the Main Line Invitational ... Came in fourth on the team and was 44th overall at the Paul Short Run wth an 8K time of 25:07 ... Was the Wildcats seventh runner and came in 237th overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational.

2011 Outdoor: Competed in four different events during the year ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 5000 meters and came in 20th overall with a time of 14:59.18 ... Was the only Villanova runner to take part in the 3000 meter steeplechase during the season ... Clocked a time of 9:37.13 at the Larry Ellis Invitational and placed 11th in his section of the race ... Came in third at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet with a time of 9:19.01 ... Finished fourth in the 3000 meters at the Colonial Relays (8:38.94) and took 20th place in the 1500 meters (4:05.46) at the season-opening Big Five Invite.

2011 Indoor: Finished in 19th place in the 5000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships ... His top time in the event out of three races came at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, where he clocked a time of 14:47.03 and placed eighth in the College section of the event ... Finished in fifth place (14:56.49) at the Albany Great Dane Invitational ... Ran two races in the 3000 meters, coming in third at the Jack Pyrah Invitational (8:48.08) and sixth at the NYRR I meet (8:32.74).

2010 Cross Country: Was a regular part of the Villanova lineup for most of the season ... Started the year with an eighth place finish at the Main Line Invitational with a time of 20:16.93 over four miles ... Posted a season-best 8K time of 26:03 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Came in 90th at the Penn State National and 60th at the BIG EAST Championships.

2010 Outdoor: Redshirted ... Competed unattached in the 1500 meters on four occasions, with his fastest time being 3:59.78 at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet ... Came in first in his section at the Widener Invitational ... Had a time of 4:02.32 at the Princeton Quad Meet.

2010 Indoor: Redshirted.

2009 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Recorded a season best 8K time of 25:22 in the open race at the Paul Short Run and placed ninth individually as an unattached entry ... Ran the four-mile course at Haverford College twice during the season as an unattached runner, placing 11th out of 124 runners at the Main Line Invitational (20:24.93) and then coming in fourth in the JV Meet later in the year.

St. Mark's High School: Three-time state champion as a senior, including the 2008 cross country champion and the 2009 outdoor 1600 meters and 3200 meters champion.

Personal: Younger of two children of Thomas and Theresa Morrin ... Has an older sister, Danielle ... Father ran cross country at Villanova ... Chemical Engineering major.

PERSONAL BESTS

1500 Meters                   3:56.89     2013 Widener Invitational
3000 Meters                   8:32.74     2011 NYRR I
3000 Meter Steeplechase       9:11.46     2014 Penn Relays
5000 Meters                   14:37.33    2012 Albany Great Dane Invitational
8000 Meters (XC)              24:37       2012 Paul Short Run

CAREER AWARDS

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14

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