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Erika Morgan
Erika Morgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Western Branch

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
JR


04/13/2013

Nittany Lions Both Second at LSU

Hill hits big effort in men's shot; Jones excels in sprints

04/12/2013

Nittany Lions Both Second at LSU

Hill hits big effort in men's shot; Jones excels in sprints

02/23/2013

Women Finish Fourth at Big Ten Indoor Championships

Jones, Ricketts make medal stand with silver-medal efforts

02/20/2013

Nittany Lions Begins Postseason at Big Ten Indoor Championships

Championships set for Friday-Saturday at SPIRE Institute

01/14/2013

Loxsom, Ricketts Named Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Nittany Lions both lead conference in respective events

Morgan's TFRRS Profile

On the National Stage ... || 2013 Outdoor || Competed at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round for the third-straight year, placing 35th overall. || 2012 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round for the second-straight year, finishing 23rd in the high jump. || 2011 Outdoor || Placed 27th overall with a clearance of 5-7 (1.70) in the high jump at the NCAA First Round.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Outdoor || Cleared 5-8.50 (1.74) to tie for third place, earning bronze medal honors. || 2012 Outdoor || Scored an eighth-place finish in the high jump. || 2012 Indoor || Placed 10th overall in the high jump. || 2011 Outdoor || Placed 11th in the high jump with a clearance of 5-5.75 (1.67). || 2011 Indoor || Scored an eighth-place finish in the high jump with a season-best effort of 5-7 (1.70). || 2010 Indoor || Cleared a season-best 5-7 (1.70) to place 17th in the high jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.

In the Field ... || 2014 Outdoor || Only competed in the high jump ... Opened the 2014 outdoor season with an eighth-place finish (5-3) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Cleared a season-best height of 5-7.75 during the outdoor season twice (Sun Angel Track Classic and the Jim Thorpe Open) || 2014 Indoor || Did not compete || 2013 Outdoor || Cleared a lifetime-best 5-10.75 (1.80) to finish sixth in the "Championship" section at Penn Relays ... Took top honors at the LSU Battle on the Bayou, clearing 5-7.25 (1.71) ... Placed second at the Jim Thorpe Open, and third at the Bucknell Team Challenge. || 2013 Indoor || Picked up wins at the Penn State Relays, and Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Finished second at both the PSU National and Nittany Lion Challenge ... Posted a lifetime-indoor best clearance of 5-10.50 (1.79) at the PSU Relays. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed second at both the Bison Outdoor Classic and the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Finished third at the Jim Click Shootout ... Top clearance on the season was 5-8.75 (1.75) at the Jim Thorpe Open. || 2012 Indoor || Best place finish was second at the Akron Invitational ... Placed fourth at the Penn State Relays ... Finished 11th at the Penn State National. || 2011 Outdoor || Cleared a collegiate outdoor PR 5-8.50 (1.74) to win the high jump at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Placed fifth in the "Eastern" high jump at Penn Relays, topping out at 5-7.75 (1.72) ... Won the high jump at the George Mason Spring Invitational ... Finished fifth at the Jesse Owens Classic. || 2011 Indoor || Finished third at the Nittany Lion Challenge, fourth at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, and seventh at the Penn State National, clearing 5-7 (1.70) on all three occasions ... Placed second at the Penn State Relays, and 10th at the Tyson Invitational. || 2010 Indoor || Placed second in the high jump at the Penn State Relays ... Finished ninth at the Penn State National, and 11th at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup ... Took 20th at the Tyson Invitaitonal.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Competed in the jumps and hurdles at Western Branch ... Was the VSHL AAA bronze medalist in the high jump during both the indoor and outdoor seasons as a senior ... Also qualified for the Virginia state meet in the long jump. || Personal || Daughter of Charles and Teresa Morgan ... Birthday is April 19, 1991 ... Majoring in Labor Studies and Employment Relations.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
High Jump 5-10.50 (1.79) 5-10.75 (1.80)
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