Joe Morrison
Joe  Morrison

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Poughquag, N.Y.

High School:
Arlington HS

Event:
Distance


PRONUNCIATION:



HIGH SCHOOL
A 2017 gradaute of Arlington High School •  National Scholastic Athletics Foundation All-American at the New Balance National Indoors • three-time all-state honoree • competed as a prep for Stephen Arnett • won eight conference titles including four-straight 4x800 meter relay crowns and back-to-back titles in the 1,600 meters • captured four conference titles as a senior (4x800 meter relay, 1,600 meters, 1,000 meters, 600 meters) • part of Arlington's school record in the 4x800 meter relay (7:40.6) • earned a spot on the Principal's List four years in a row and a four-year Scholar Athlete at Arlington • also played AAU basketball and was an all-league soccer player at Arlington. 

PERSONAL 
Born on Dec. 9, 1998 in Rochester, Minn. • native of Poughquag, N.Y. • son of Dave and Kari Morrison • has one brother, Steve, who runs at Marist • father was a three-time All-American distance runner (twice in cross country, once in track) for the Gophers • enjoys hiking and outdoor activies • lists qualifying for the NYRR Millrose Games mile as a senior as his most memorable sports experience • plans to major in computer science/finance. 

MORE HEADLINES

Dual Tickets on Sale Wednesday

Dual Tickets on Sale Wednesday

12/12/2017 - M. Track & Field

The Gophers have won three-straight Border Battle dual titles with Wisconsin since starting the head-to-head competition back up in 2015.

'U' Prospect Khalid Hussein Earns All-America Nod

'U' Prospect Khalid Hussein Earns All-America Nod

12/2/2017 - M. Track & Field

A native of Plymouth, Minn., Hussein signed his National Letter of Intent with the Gophers last month after winning the 2017 MSHSL Class AA Cross Country Championship.

Gophers Close Out SDSU Holiday Open

Gophers Close Out SDSU Holiday Open

12/2/2017 - M. Track & Field

The Maroon & Gold posted three of the top-four heptathlon finishes over the two-day meet with newcomer Teddy Frid leading the Gophers with a runner-up finish at 4,438 points.

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