Colin Morrissey | Distance
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Previous School: Millard South
Major: Secondary Education
Cross Country Honors
2012 GPAC Cross Country Runner of the Year
2012 GPAC All-Conference
2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
2010 GPAC All-Conference
800m - 2:01.70
1000m - 2:35.69
1500m - 3:59.27
1 mile - 4:16.12
3k - 8:28.41
5k - 14:48.70
10k - 32:00.51
2011 Indoor Qualifier 1 mile, 5k, & Distance Medley Relay
2010 Indoor Qualifier 1 mile and 3000m, 12th & 8th
Great Plains Athletic Conference
2011 Indoor Conference Champion 1 mile
2011 Indoor All-Conference 3000m, 2nd
2011 Indoor All-Conference 5000m, 2nd
2010 Outdoor Qualifier 1500m and 5000m
2010 Indoor All-Conference 1 mile, 3rd
2010 Indoor All-Conference 3000m, 2nd
2010 Cross Country Qualifier, 2nd
2009 Outdoor All-Conference 1500m, 5th
2009 Outdoor All-Conference 5000m, 5th
2009 Indoor All-Conference 1 mile, 3rd
2009 Indoor All-Conference 3000m, 7th
Cross Country: Colin had a very successful season ... He started to shine at the Bria Cliff Invite where he placed second and ran his fastest time of the season which was 25:23.45 ... He placed seventh at the Mount Marty Invite ... At the GPAC Championships he placed second with a time of 25:54.97. Indoor: Colin was very successful this season ... He earned All-Conference honors in the 3k and 5k and was GPAC 1 mile champion ... He qualified for the NAIA championships early in the season in the 1 mile and 3k ... Later in the season he qualified in the 5k also ... He ran the 1 mile and 5k along with the distance medley relay at the NAIA championships ... He placed tenth in the 5k with a time of 14:59.50.
Indoor: Colin was very successful this season ... At the first meet he qualified for the NAIA National Championships in the 1 mile with a time of 4:18.44 and in the Distance Medley Relay ... In the 3k he qualified for the NAIA National Championships with a time of 8:33.62 ... He was All-Conference in the 1 mile and 3k ... At the NAIA National Championships he ran the 1 mile in 4:22.34 to place twelfth and the 3k in 8:36.64 to place eighth. Outdoor: Colin ran well this season ... He ran a time of 2:01.70 in the 800m at the Doane Relays ... In the 1500m he started the season off strong with a time of 1500m ... At the Concordia Open meet he ran a time of 15:07.38 in the 5k and placed first ... The one time Colin ran the 10k was a the Concordia Invite and he placed first with a time of 32:00.51. He participated in the 1500m at the GPAC Championships.
Indoor: Colin had a great start to his collegiate career ... At the Bill Hillenbrand meet he won the 3000m with a time of 8:59.12 ... At the GPAC Conference meet, Colin placed third in the 1 mile and seventh in the 3000m run ... He ran times of 4:23.44 and 8:51.75, respectively. Outdoor: Colin did well at the GPAC Conference meet ... He was fifth place in both the 1500m and 5000m run ... His time in the 1500m was 3:59.47 and 15:20.63 in the 5000m run ... These times were both his best of the season.
Prepped at Millard South High School in Omaha, Nebraska, under coach Dustin Llewellyn for four years ... Earned four varsity letters ... Was captain for one year ... Junior year was cross country team state champions ... Senior year finished sixth at state championships.
Born Sept. 19 in Omaha, Nebraska ... Son of Steve and Becky Morrissey ... Has one older sister, Colleen.