The Gophers dominated the field events with five wins while adding two on the track.
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.
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.
Obsa Ali Captures NCAA Steeplechase Crown
6/8/2018 - M. Track & Field
Ali claimed the program's first national championship in the steeplechase by breaking his own school record at 8:32.23 on Friday night at Hayward Field.
Ali Advances to NCAA Steeplechase Final
6/6/2018 - M. Track & Field
Competing at historic Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, Ali led the semifinal field with a time of 8:39.17 on Wednesday to advance to Friday's final at 7:54 p.m. CT.
'U' Heads to Hayward for NCAAs
6/4/2018 - M. Track & Field
Representing the Gophers will be Obsa Ali (3,000 meter steeplechase), Ryan Lockard (high jump) and Kieran McKeag (hammer throw).