Tyler Morse
Tyler Morse

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Mapleton, Ill.

High School:
Limestone Community

Height:
6-2

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
01/23/1994

02/28/2014

Redbirds Ready for MVC Championships

ISU seeks its first title under head coach Elvis Forde.

02/21/2014

Redbirds Head East for Orange and Blue Open

ISU travels to Illinois for its final event of the regular season.

02/15/2014

Redbirds Capture Personal-Bests, Wrap Up Weekend Meets

The Illinois State track and field team shines in both meets this weekend.

02/13/2014

ISU Heads to Iowa and New Mexico for Challenging Meets

The Redbirds look to compete against top competitors this weekend.

02/07/2014

Zillmer Runs to School-Record at Meyo Invitational

Kristen Zillmer breaks a 26-year old record day one of the Meyo Invitational.

2012-13

Indoor: Ran to a personal-best 4:14.67 in the mile to finish 27th in a field of 67 competitors at the Meyo Invitational...Captured a seventh-place finish at the GVSU Big Meet with a personal-best 3,000-meter time of 8:27.66...Notched a fifth-place finish at the GVSU Big Meet as a part of the distance medley relay with a time of 10:08.29.

Outdoor: Opened up the 2012-13 season with a first-place finish at the SIUE Cougar Invite in the 1,500-meter with a time of 4:02.29...Picked up a third-place finish in the 1,500-meter at the Redbird Spring Invite...Ran a personal-best 3:54.11 in the 1,500-meter at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships to place sixth...Notched a second-place victory in the 3,000-meter at the Benedictine Twilight with a time of 8:34.47...Captured a personal-best 14:53.67 in the 5,000-meter at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic.

PRIOR TO ISU

Limestone Community High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and cross country ... finished 19th at the 2011 Illinois High School Athletic Association Class AA State Cross Country Championships with a three-mile time of 15:10.00 ... finished sixth at the 2011 Illinois High School Athletic Association Class AA State Track & Field Championships in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:22.11 ... ran a 9:40.72 to an 11th-place finish in the 3,200-meter run at the 2012 Illinois High School Athletic Association Class AA State Track & Field Championships ... holds personal-best times of 4:20.27 and 9:35.28 in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs, respectively ... holds a high school best performance of 16:16.00 in the 5K, while running a personal-best 14:55.00 in the three mile ... was named team Most Valuable Runner all four years ... severed as team captain sophomore through senior years ... was an all-state cross country runner ... named honorable mention for the Peoria Journal Star Runner of the Year in 2012 ... was named a Mid-Illini Conference Scholar Athlete.

Personal: Born 1/23/1994 ... son of James and Tammy Morse ... siblings are Maddie and Alex ... plans to major in finance.