LSU Track + Field BIO
Brooklynn Morris
Player Profile:
Brooklynn Morris 29641
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'7"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: Eisenhower HS

Events: 60M (7.33), 100M (11.30), 200M (IN: 22.82; OUT: 22.99w/23.03), 400M (52.73)

3-time NCAA Champion
11-time All-American
4-time NCAA Mideast Regional Champion
4-time SEC Champion
4-time All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
A versatile sprinter who competed in the 60 meters, 100 meters, 200 meters and 400 meters for the Lady Tigers during her four-year career from 2005-08 ... Scored four points for the Lady Tigers to help the team win its 25th NCAA team championship all-time at the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... Was also a member of three SEC Championship teams as the Lady Tigers won back-to-back team titles at the SEC Outdoor Championships in 2007 and 2008, as well as the SEC Indoor Championships in 2008 ... Racked up 11 All-America honors in her career, as well as three NCAA titles as a member of LSU’s dominating relay teams ... Ran on the foursome in the 4x400 relay that swept NCAA Indoor and Outdoor crowns in 2006 ... Also ran leadoff on the squad that took home the title at the NCAA Indoor Championships in 2008 ... Was a two-time individual All-American for the Lady Tigers after earning indoor and outdoor honors in the 200-meter dash in 2006 ... Ran the leadoff leg on the 4x400 relay that set LSU’s indoor school record of 3:29.06 during the 2005 season ... Finished her collegiate career with personal bests of 7.33 in the 60 meters, 11.30 in the 100 meters, 22.82 in the 200 meters and 52.73 in the 400 meters ... Her indoor personal best of 22.82 in the 200-meter dash ranks No. 3 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list.

2008
Capped her LSU career by winning one national title and three All-America honors as part of LSU’s dominating relay teams ... Ran the leadoff leg on the foursome that won the NCAA Indoor title with a seasonal-best time of 3:31.14 ... Also led off the 4x400-meter relay that finished runner-up at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:28.33 to clinch the national championship for the Lady Tigers ... It was their first NCAA team title since the 2004 season ... Added a third All-America honor during the 2008 season by running the third leg on the Lady Tigers’ 4x100-meter relay team that was the national runner-up at the NCAA Outdoor meet ... A two-time SEC champion during her senior season ... Ran leadoff on the 4x100-meter relay that won an SEC title during the outdoor season and the 4x400-meter relay that captured the SEC crown during the indoor season ... Also ran leadoff on both relays that swept titles at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... In addition, ran on the 4x100 relay that won the Championship of America title at the 114th Penn with a seasonal-best and meet-record time of 42.59 ... Time was also the third-fastest in the history of collegiate track and field ... Individually, was an NCAA Outdoor Championships participant in the 400 meters ... Just missed earning a spot in the national final after finishing ninth with a time of 52.93 in the semifinal round ... Set a seasonal-best 400-meter time of 52.74 to finish sixth in the event at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Also finished sixth in the event at the SEC Outdoor meet (53.06) ... Focused on the 200 meters during the indoor season ... Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships with a seasonal-best time of 23.57 in 200-meter qualifying at the SEC Championships ... Placed 11th in the 200 meters at the national meet ... Finished seventh in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships (23.78) ... Scored a total of 10 individual points in conference action to help the Lady Tigers sweep SEC Indoor and Outdoor titles for the first time since 1996.

2007
Earned a pair of All-America honors in the relays during the 2007 campaign ... Helped lead the Lady Tigers to national runner-up finishes at the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships ... Ran the third leg on the 4x100-meter relay squad that clocked a seasonal-best time of 43.14 seconds to finish as the NCAA runner-up at the outdoor national meet ... Led off the Lady Tigers’ 4x400-meter relay team that placed third at the indoor national meet with a time of 3:30.26 ... Ran the third leg on LSU’s sprint relay team throughout the outdoor season ... On the squad that successfully defended its title at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Also led the sprint relay to its 11th Championship of America title all-time at the prestigious 113th Penn Relays ... Won her second career SEC Indoor title in the 4x400 relay as she ran the leadoff leg on the foursome that clocked the third-fastest time in school history at 3:29.86 at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Individually, was a participant in the 200 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Finished in 16th place at the national meet ... Recorded an indoor seasonal best of 23.26 in the 200-meter prelims at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Placed fifth in the event at the indoor conference meet ... Also competed in the 60-meter dash during the indoor season ... Posted an indoor seasonal-best time of 7.37 in the 60 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Was an NCAA Mideast Regional participant in the 400 meters during the outdoor season, finishing 22nd with a time of 56.68 after pulling up with an injury close to the finish line ... Qualified for the regional meet in the 400 meters after clocking a 52.73 in the event at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Also lined up in the 100 and 200 meters during the outdoor campaign ... Helped the Lady Tigers win their first SEC Outdoor title since 1996 by placing eighth in the 100 and sixth in the 200 at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Recorded outdoor seasonal bests of 11.53 in the 100 meters and 23.11 in the 200 meters.

2006
One of the Lady Tigers’ top performers in 2006, earning a pair of national titles and a team-high five All-America honors on the season ... Ran the lead leg on the 4x400-meter relay team that captured the national title at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 3:29.33 ... Also ran the third leg on the 4x400 team that clocked the second-fastest time in school history with a sizzling 3:25.78 to win the national title at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Ran the lead leg on the 4x400 team that captured the SEC Indoor title with a time of 3:32.20 ... Was an integral member of the 4x100-meter relay team that earned All-America honors by finishing second at the NCAA meet, clocking a seasonal-best time of 42.94 in the final heat ... Team also captured the NCAA Mideast Regional Championship (43.68) and narrowly missed earning all-conference honors by finishing third at the SEC Championships (44.43) ... Individually, proved to be one of the Lady Tigers’ top performers in the 200 meters as she earned All-America honors in the event during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Clocked a 22.90 to finish in fifth place at the NCAA Indoor Championships and a 23.35 to earn an eighth-place finish a the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Shattered her previous personal best in the event by running a 22.84 to finish second in her preliminary heat at the NCAA Indoors ... Finished second at the NCAA Mideast Regional with a time of 23.05 in the final heat ... Also competed in the 60 meters during the indoor season, clocking matching PRs of 7.33 at the New Balance Invitational and NCAA Championships ... Finished 13th in the event at the NCAA meet ... Was a participant in the 100 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regional during the outdoor season, finishing the meet in sixth place with a time of 11.76 in the final heat ... Clocked a personal-best time of 11.30 in the event at the SEC Championships to finish the meet in sixth place.

2005
Ran the leadoff leg on the Tigers' 4x400 meter relay that earned All-America honors with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3:33.06) ... Also helped the Lady Tigers to a school record and an SEC title in the event, clocking 3:29.06 at the indoor conference meet ... Ran the first leg on the long relay that won the New Balance Invitational in meet-record time (3:31.92) ... Individually, competed in the 60 and 200 meter dashes during the indoor season ... Posted a top time of 7.52 in the 60 meters at the Bayou Bengal Invitational ... Recorded an indoor season best of 23.82 in the 200 meters at the SEC Championships ... During the outdoor season, served a key reserve on the Lady Tigers' 4x100-meter relay team that earned All-America honors ... Was an NCAA Regional qualifier in the 200 meters ... Finished ninth at the regional meet with a time of 23.96 ... Clocked a season best 23.66w at the Bulldog Invitational.

PRIOR TO LSU
A four-year letterwinner in track for coach Kenneth Guyton at Eisenhower High School in Houston ... A six-time district champion, she won three consecutive titles in the 200 meters (2002-04), two straight titles in the 400 meters (2003-04) and helped her team to the 2004 title in the 4x400-meter relay ... Was the 2003 regional champion in the 400 meters and was part of the 4x400 team that captured the regional title in 2002 ... Was the state runner-up in the 400 meters in 2003 ... A Junior Olympic qualifier each of her four years as a prep ... She was named her team's MVP as both a junior and a senior ... Member of the National Honor Society and “Who's Who Among American High School Students” ... Won the English Merit Scholar Award.

PERSONAL
Born on March 27, 1986 ... Daughter of Karen White and Thomas Morris ... Has one brother, Thomas, Jr. ... Comes from an athletic background ... Mother was a short sprinter at Michigan State ... Father was a defensive back at Michigan State that went on to play in the NFL for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ... Brother ran track at Long Beach Community College.

 

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