Events: 800M (IN: 2:08.86; OUT: 2:07.02), 1,500M (4:29.59), Mile (4:56.19)
An NCAA Championships qualifier in the 800 meters in her debut season outdoors with the Lady Tigers … Ran 2 minutes, 8.03 seconds to finish in 38th place in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Jacksonville, Florida … Scored three points for the Lady Tigers with a sixth-place finish in the 800-meter final at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Raced to a lifetime personal best of 2:07.02 in the SEC final after qualifying with a time of 2:08.79 in the preliminary round … Also lined up in the 1,500 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships, finishing in 21st place in qualifying with a run of 4:34.67 … Won the 1,500-meter title at Miami’s Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a personal best of 4:29.59, moving her into the No. 10 spot on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the event … Finished runner-up in the B section of the 1,500 meters at the Texas Relays with a time of 4:32.50 … Opened the outdoor season with back-to-back runner-up finishes in the 800 meters at the Jim Mize Invitational (2:08.67) and Battle on the Bayou (2:09.18) … Also earned back-to-back fifth-place finishes in the 800 meters at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (2:09.82) and LSU Alumni Gold (2:08.02) … Competed primarily in the 800 meters during the indoor season … Earned a 13th-place finish in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships with a run of 2:10.12 in qualifying … Anchored the Lady Tigers to an 11th-place finish in the distance medley relay at the SEC Indoor Championships with a 4:56.81 split on the mile leg … Ran the 400-meter leg on LSU’s DMR that won back-to-back titles at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (11:58.73) and Texas A&M Triangular (11:53.18) … Clocked an indoor PR of 2:08.86 in a third-place finish in the college section at the Tyson Invitational … Placed second at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (2:11.33), third at the Texas A&M Triangular (2:10.59) and sixth at the Aggie Invitational (2:10.39) … Ran a personal best of 4:56.19 converted to a banked track in a third-place finish in the mile at the LSU Twilight in her only appearance in the event of the season.
Did not compete for the Lady Tigers during the 2013 season … Received a redshirt during both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
PRIOR TO LSU
The top distance prospect in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2012 … Displayed her versatility during her prep career while winning three-straight Class 3A state titles in the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters from 2010-12 at the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Class 3A Outdoor State Track & Field Championships held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Captured back-to-back Class 3A state titles in the 800 meters in 2010 and 2011 … Twice honored as the Most Outstanding Athlete of the Meet for Class 3A at the state meet in 2010 and 2011 with a sweep of state titles in the 800 meters, 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters … Clocked personal records of 2:19.20 in the 800 meters, 5:21.50 in the 1,600 meters and 12:11.34 in the 3,200 meters during her prep career at Parkview Baptist High School … Wrapped up her prep career by running a PR of 5:21.50 in the Class 3A final of the 1,600 meters in winning the state title in 2012 … Recorded her PR of 12:11.34 in the 3,200 meters in taking home the state championship as a junior in 2011 … Set her 800-meter PR of 2:19.20 at the 2011 Dutchtown Invitational … Added a Division 2 indoor state crown in the 800 meters during her junior season in 2011 after running 2:22.77 at the LHSAA Division 2 Indoor State Championships held at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House … Wrapped up her high school career as a three-time district and regional champion in the 800 meters, 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters from 2010-12 … Proved herself as one of the premier cross country runners in the state of Louisiana during her prep career … A two-time Baton Rouge metro champion in her age group in 2006 and 2007 … Was the Class 3A state runner-up in cross country in 2009 and 2010 … Claimed seventh place at the LHSAA Class 3A Cross Country State Championships as a senior in the fall of 2010 … Earned all-metro honors in cross country in each of her last three seasons from 2009-11 … Diagnosed with a stress fracture following the state cross country meet in 2011 that caused her to miss the 2012 indoor season as a senior … Competed internationally as part of the LA-TX-NM-CO cross country team in the Sports Down Under program … Competed at the 2010 Gold Coast Bulletin 5K Challenge held in Brisbane, Australia, finishing in 15th place out of 2,169 women and 80th place overall among men and women out of the 3,208 finishers with her time of 20:30 in the road race event … Also ran at the 2010 All-American Down Under Meet held at Pizzey Park in Queensland, Australia, posting a time of 21:05.54 in the varsity girls 5,000 meters while earning a 10th-place finish.
Full name is Morgan Layne Schuetz … Born on Jan. 8, 1994 … Parents are Alan and Lisa Schuetz … Has a one younger sister, Madison … Parents are both LSU alumni … On track to graduate with honors from Parkview Baptist High School … Has maintained a 3.94 cumulative grade-point average during her prep career … Named a Junior Marshall at Parkview Baptist High School as one of the Top 12 students in her graduating class … Has been a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club … Also participated in Literary Rally and Advanced Placement classes in high school … Volunteers at Baton Rouge Physical Therapy during the summers … Majoring in kinesiology.