UCSD Cross Country BIO
 Jesse Morrill
2009: Redshirted his third season as a Triton.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Finished among UCSD’s top five in the team’s first five events to start the season… Came in second overall in the season opener against Point Loma and USD, clocking in at 21:51.9… Placed seventh overall and fourth on the squad at the CSUSB Coyotes Invite with a mark of 26:41… Helped the Triton men claim the SRU Pre-National Invite title with a fifth place finish at 25:26… Was UCSD’s top finisher with a time of 32:34.0 at the Triton Classic, placing seventh overall.

Made his first appearance of the season at the Bob Firman Invitational in Boise and was the second Triton to finish, placing 26th overall with a time of 26:15.26… Was one of UCSD’s top runners from that point forward, finishing 13th overall with a time of 34:06.1 at the Triton Classic Invitational two weeks later… After finishing 50th at the CCAA’s, he bounced back with a stellar effort at the NCAA West Regionals, finishing 24th overall and first among Tritons with a mark of 31:44.53… Was also the first Triton to finish at the NCAA Championships in Joplin, Mo., crossing the line with a time of 32:52.7, good enough for 96th out of 187 individual runners… Earned UCSD’s Triton of the Year award at the end of the season for his performance.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Competed in six events for UCSD during the season… Finished first overall in the first race of his college career at the dual meet with Point Loma, coming in at a time of 22:17.8… Was 21st overall during the UC Irvine Invitational with a time of 25:44.9… Was 48th overall at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 27:01.3… Finished 8th overall at the Triton Classic with a time of 26:14.6… Finished 17th overall, just outside league recognition, at the CCAA Championships in a time of 26:50.1… Finished 11th overall at the NCAA DII West Regionals in 33:05.27, earning selection to the All-West Region team… Was the top Triton finisher in five of the six meets he competed in during the season… Received the cross country team award for Outstanding Freshman.

A 2006 graduate of Marina High School in Huntington Beach, Calif... Helped team to the 2004 and 2005 CIF Southern Section Finals and the Sunset League Championship in 2004... Had personal bests of 15:11 in the three mile and 15:35 in the 5k... Posted times of 2:00 in the 800 meters and 9:44 in the 3000 meter steeplechase as a junior.

Born November 22, 1987... Parents are Brion and Roxanne Morrill... Has two sisters named Katrina and Stephanie… Hobbies include mountain biking and hitting golf balls… Pulls for the Los Angeles Lakers and superstar Kobe Bryant… Is a Management Science major at Sixth College.



Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Huntington Beach, CA
High School: Marina HS
College: Sixth
Major: Management Science
Experience: 3 Letters
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