UAlbany Indoor Track - M BIO
Kareem Morris
Player Profile:
Kareem Morris 734700
Position: Sprint/Jumps
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Albany, N.Y.
High School: Albany

Morris' TFRRS Profile

Personal Best Marks
55-meters: 6.46
60-meters: 6.85
100-meters: 10.64
200-meters: 21.46
Long Jump: 23'-6"

2013-14:

Outdoor
Season Bests
100-meters: 10.64
200-meters: 21.46
Long Jump: 23’-6”

Morris opened the season at the Texas Relays, running on the 4x100 relay team, and placing 36th in the open 100 with a time of 10.65. The same weekend, Morris competed at the Texas State Bobcat Invitational, running on the victorious 4x100 relay team. At the Dogfight against Connecticut, Morris ran on the victorious 4x100 relay team, and ran in both the open 100 and 200, where he placed third and fourth respectively. Both races were wind-aided. Morris ran on the victorious 4x100 relay at the Upstate Classic. At UAlbany’s Spring Classic, Morris ran only the 100, winning the race in a wind-aided 10.66. Morris ran on the 4x200 relay that finished fourth overall in the IC4A division at the Penn Relays. Morris competed in four events at the America East Outdoor Championships. He won the long jump in a personal best of 23’-6”, and ran on the victorious 4x100 relay. He set a personal best in the preliminary round of the 100, qualifying for finals in second place in 10.64. In the finals, Morris placed second in 10.67. Morris also ran the 200, placing third overall with a wind-aided time of 21.38. In total, Morris scored 26.5 points, earning the Men’s Coaches’ Award for top male performer at the conference championships. Morris ended his season at the Purple & Gold Last Chance Meet, placing third in the 100 in 10.72 and setting a new personal best in the 200 of 21.46 to place second.

Indoor
Season Bests
60-meters: 6.85
200-meters: 21.80
Long Jump: 22’-8.5”

Morris opened the season at the Penn State Indoor Relays, placing third in the 60 with a personal best time of 6.85. At the Great Dane Classic, Morris placed 13th in the 200 in 22.09 and 14th in the 60 in 6.98. Morris competed in his first long jump of the season at the Columbia Invitational, placing fifth overall with a mark of 22’-1.75”. After the Armory Collegiate Invitational, where he ran times of 6.96 and 22.26 in the 60 and the 200, Morris ran on the second place finishing 4x200 relay at the Millrose Games, splitting 22.4. At the America East Indoor Championships, Morris won the 60 in 6.91, and placed second in the 200 in 21.80. He also placed fourth in the long jump, recording a mark of 22’-8.5”. Morris scored 23 points overall, earning the Men’s Coaches Award for top male performer at the conference championships. Morris ended his season at IC4A Championships, placing 11th in the 60, running 7.03. He had qualified for semifinals in the top position, after having run 6.90 in the trials round.

2012-13:

Outdoor
Season Bests
100-meters: 11.00
Long Jump: 22’-10”

Morris competed almost exclusively in the 100 and the long jump during the outdoor season, except for a handful of stints on the 4x100 and 4x400 relays. At the UCF Invitational, Morris ran a wind-aided 10.79 in the 100 to take third place. He ran his fastest wind-legal 100 of the year at the UConn Men’s Dogfight, finishing fourth overall with a time of 11.00. At the next meet, the UTech Classic, Morris recorded his season-best mark in the long jump, finishing in eighth place with a distance of 22’-10”. He placed 12th overall at the America East Outdoor Championships in the 100, and finished his season competing in the same event at IC4A’s.

Indoor
Season Bests
60-meters: 6.88
200-meters: 21.98
Long Jump: 23’-1.25”

Morris ran a career best in the 60 in the preliminary round of the UAlbany Great Dane Classic, qualifying for finals in first place with a time of 6.88. He would finish seventh overall in 6.92, matching his time from the first meet of the season. He set a season best in the long jump at the same meet, recording a mark of 23’-1.25” for another seventh-place finish. At the next meet, the Boston University Terrier Classic, Morris ran a season best in the 200, finishing in 21.98. He was a member of the fourth place finishing 4x200 relay team at the Armory Collegiate Invitational. Morris placed ninth and seventh in the 60 and the long jump respectively at the America East Indoor Championships, and placed 11th in the long jump at IC4A’s to wrap his season.

2011-12:

Outdoor
Season Bests
100-meters: 10.92
200-meters: 22.07
Long Jump: 22’-5.25”

Morris competed in only three meets during the outdoor season. His first meet was Princeton’s Larry Ellis Invitational, where he ran the 100 in 11.04. At the America East Outdoor Championships, Morris ran a 10.92 in the preliminary round in the 100 to qualify sixth for finals, and eventually placed seventh in the event with a time of 11.01. He ran his season best in the 200 at the same meet, crossing the line in 22.07. Morris also placed sixth in the long jump at conference championships. His season concluded with a season-best mark in the long jump at IC4A’s, where he jumped 22’-5.25”.

Indoor
Season Bests
60-meters: 6.95
200-meters: 22.21
Long Jump: 23’-4.25”

Morris opened the season with a then career-best mark in the long jump, recording a distance of 23’ to take second place at the Penn State Nittany Lion Challenge. He placed sixth at the same meet in the 60, breaking seven seconds in both the preliminary and final rounds. He matched his mark in the long jump to take seventh place at the Great Dane Classic. Morris took fifth place in the long jump at the Millrose Collegiate Invitational, with a mark of 22’-3.5”. At the America East Indoor Championships, Morris took sixth overall in the 60, with a time of 7.04, but ran 6.95 in the preliminary round. He set a new career-best in the long jump, taking third overall with a mark of 23’-4.5”. He also set a season best in the 200, taking eighth place with a time of 22.21. Morris concluded his season at IC4A’s, competing in the 60 and the long jump.

2010-11:

Outdoor
Season Bests
100-meters: 10.78
200-meters: 21.72
Long Jump: 22’-11.75”

Morris opened the season running the 200 in 21.81 at the P.R.-Mayaguez Spring Classic. He was a mainstay on the sprint relays during the season. He ran on both the 4x100 and 4x200 at the Florida Relays, and the 4x100 at the Texas Relays. At the UConn vs. UAlbany Dogfight, Morris finished fifth in the 100 with a wind-aided time of 10.76, and finished fourth in the long jump with a wind-aided mark of 22’-4.5”. He was a member of the third place finishing 4x200 relay team at the Penn Relays, where he also long jumped a wind-aided distance of 22’-6.25”. At the America East Outdoor Championships, Morris set a career-best in the preliminary round of the 100, with a time of 10.78. In the finals, Morris ran a wind-aided 10.70 to take third place overall. He set another career best in preliminary round of the 200 at 21.72, and finished seventh overall in the finals. Morris tied his career best in the long jump, finishing sixth place with a mark of 22’-11.75”. He also ran on the second place finishing 4x100 relay. At IC4A’s, Morris was a member of the fifth place finishing 4x100 relay, and ran a 10.95 in the 100 and a 21.74 in the 200.

Indoor
Season Bests
60-meters: 6.90
200-meters: 21.74
Long Jump: 22’-11.75”

Morris opened the season at the Penn State Nittany Lion Challenge, finishing 11th in the 60 with a time of 6.97 and competing on the eighth place finishing 4x400 relay. He placed ninth in the Albany Great Dane Classic in the 200, running 22.33, and took fourth in the long jump with a mark of 22’-10.5”. Morris recorded three top-10 finishes at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, placing fifth in the 60 with a time of 7.04, seventh in the 200 with a time of 22.36, and fourth in the 4x200 relay. Morris matched his season best long jump at the NYRR Saturday Night at the Armory, taking second place overall. At the America East Indoor Championships, Morris ran a then career-best in the 200, running a time of 21.74 to win the event. Heran his season best in the preliminary round of the 60, qualifying for finals in fourth place with a time of 6.90. In the final round, Morris finished fourth with a time of 6.99. Morris also set a then career best in the long jump, taking second place with a mark of 22’-11.75”. Morris took fourth place in the long jump at the Armory Collegiate Challenge before concluding his inaugural season at IC4A’s in the 60 and the 200.

High School:
Personal Bests
55-meters: 6.56
100-meters: 10.97
200-meters: 21.76
300-meters: 36.52
400-meters: 51.69
Long Jump: 22’-11.25”

Morris was a three-year letter-winner at Albany High School, where he served as team captain in his senior year. He was named team MVP at total of four times, for indoor in 2008 and 2009, and for outdoor in 2009 and 2010. He was named by the Albany Times Union as a First Team All-Star in the 100, 200, and 4x100 relay, the latter of which qualified for the state meet. Additionally, Morris was named Athlete of the Month in May 2010 by the Times Union. He earned the honor by winning four events at the Colonie Relays, three events at the Eddy meet, and four events at the Section II Class A Championship. Morris qualified for states that same year in the 100, 200, and 4x1. He finished second overall at states in the 200, improving on his eighth-place finish from the previous year.

Personal:
Kareem Morris was born on May 19, 1991 to Nicola Disant. He has one brother, Kemar McPherson, and is majoring in information science and policy.

 

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