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     Emily Morris  
    Emily

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    London, OH

    High School:
    Bishop Ready

    Event:
    Throws


    AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 13 meets during the indoor & outdoor season ... participated primarily in the shot put but also the discus and weight throw ... competed in the NCAA East Preliminaries and achieved a career best in the shot put (15.24m) ... placed third and earned all-BIG EAST accolades at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a throw of 15.21m ... brought home two top-10 finishes at the Polytan Invitational with ninth place in the discus (36.52m) and fourth in the shot (14.89m) ... started the outdoor season with back-to-back second place shot put finishes at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic (14.95m) and the Stanford Invitational (14.36m) ... capped off indoor season with a second place finish at the Alex Wilson Invitational in the shot put (14.65m) ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the shot put, finishing seventh (14.78m) ... placed second in the shot put (14.29m) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished second in the shot put at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (13.71m) ... started the indoor season at the Blue & Gold Invitational, placing fifth in the weight throw (16.08m) and first in the shot put (14.17m) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... USTFCCCA All-Academic team selection (track & field) ... earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Competed during both the indoor & outdoor seasons ... placed second in the shot put with a throw of 13.75m at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... toss of 13.21m earned fifth place at the Notre Dame Invitational ... indoor-best 13.80m attempt to claim seventh place at the BIG EAST Indoor Track & field Championships and score two points for the Irish ... career-best throw of 14.71m was the winning attempt in the shot put at the Stanford Invitational ... logged a 13.78m throw to earn second place at the GINA Relays ... finished first at the GVSU 2nd to Last Chance Meet with a throw of 14.45m ... took seventh at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the shot put (14.60m) to score two points for Notre Dame ... qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the shot put ... was placed on the Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester ... earned a monogram.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Was a member of three sectional championship teams in track & field at Bishop Ready High School ... also earned three letters in soccer and one letter in basketball ... contributor to the Silver Knights undefeated track & field season in 2011 ... earned the 2011 state championship in the shot put as a senior ... three-time all-state recipient, and four-time All-Central Catholic League selection ... daughter of Erin and Tom Morris ... has one brother, Casey ... grandfather Joe Londergan, cousin Liam Gruzs (`05) and brother Casey (`14) also attended Notre Dame ... mother Erin played tennis at Old Dominion ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in sociology with a minor in peace studies.

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