Morgan Schaefer
Morgan Schaefer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rolling Meadows, Ill.

High School:
Rolling Meadows

Event:
Heptathlon

Birthdate:
03/14/1988

2008-09: (Indoor): Earned her first All-Missouri Valley Conference accolades, tallying a personal-best 3,521 points and third-place finish in the women's pentathlon at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships ... set personal best marks in the 60-meter hurdles (9.44) and 800-meter run (2:25.27) competing in the pentathlon at the championships ... set a personal-best indoor performance in the high jump, clearing a height of 5-5 to finish third at the Redbird Open ... turned in a fifth-place finish in the long jump with a distance of 18-3 at the EIU Big Blue Classic. (Outdoor): Tallied a career-best 4,785 points and earned All-MVC accolades with a third-place finish in the heptathlon at the Valley Championships ... set career-bests in the 100-meter hurdles (15.47) and 200-meter dash (26.02) in the multi-event at the championships ... won the heptathlon at the Neil More Multi's , while competing cleared a career-best 5-7.75 in the high jump ... took seventh in the heptathlon at the Drake Relays and set a career-best javelin mark of 106-3.

2007-08: (Indoor): Scored 3,047 points in the pentathlon at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships ... while competing in the pentathlon at the conference championships, recorded season-best performances in the long jump (16-7 ft.) and the high jump (5-2.50) ... placed fourth with a season-best in the 60-meter hurdles (10.24) at the Illinois State-Indiana State Dual Meet ... set a season-best in the shot put, launching a distance of 30-7.50 at the Redbird Invite for a fourth-place finish. (Outdoor): At the Valley Outdoor Championships, set season-bests in every event of the heptathlon for a sixth-place finish and to scored 4,457 points ... placed fourth in the long jump (17-2), seventh in the high jump (5-4.25), fifth in the javelin throw (110-5), seventh in the 100-meter hurdles (16.28 sec.) and finished sixth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:32.41.

2006-07: (Indoor): At Indiana State, set season-bests in three events; finishing third in the high jump (5-1.75) and long jump (15-10.25), while clocking a 10.53 finish in the 60-meter hurdles. (Outdoor): Competed in all eight meets ... placed fourth at the Gatorade Classic in the high jump (4-11.00) ... at the Redbird Invite, had a season-best long jump (16-9.75), a season-best shot put and a season-best 200-meter sprint (27.54) ... finished 21st at the Vanderbilt Invite in the javelin with a throw of 98-9.00 ... season-best performance in the 100-meter hurdles at the Butler Twilight, finishing 18th with a time of 17:27... placed 11th at the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships with 4,034 points in the heptathlon.

At Rolling Meadows HS: Team captain junior and senior years ... state qualifier in the long jump ... IHSA Prep Top Times qualifier in the long jump junior season... also played volleyball ... National Honor Society Vice President and IHSA State Scholar.

Personal: Born 3/4/88 ... daughter of Robert and Kim Schaefer ... major is nursing ... pronounced SHAY-fer

TRACK & FIELD PERSONAL-BESTS

Hept./Pent. High Jump Long Jump
INDOOR 3,047(hept) 5-2.50 16-7
OUTDOOR 4,457(pent) 5-4.25 17-2