UND Roster

2009-10 Cross Country Roster

Morgan Schulz


Height 5'5''
Class Senior
Hometown Centennial, CO
High School Smoky Hill

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three cross country meets for the Irish … finished 16th in a time of 20:24 at the Valparaiso Invitational … followed that with a first-place performance in the National Catholic Championship JV race, coming in at 19:08 … finished 81st with a time of 19:07 in the Notre Dame Invitational Gold meet … opened the indoor track season with a third-place finish in the mile run at the Blue and Gold Meet, registering a time of 5:11.77 … finished fifth in the 1,000 meters with a time of 3:01.16 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … ran the mille in 5:08.07 to finish 10th at the Notre Dame Invitational … ran the Indiana Relays mile n 5:14.70 to finish 15th … opened the outdoor season with a ninth-place finish in the 800 meters at the Mike Poehlein, covering the distance in 2:22.65 … also finished 12th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:55.14 … finished sixth at the Spartan Invitational, running 1,500 meters in 4:47.41 … clocked a time of 4:58.82 at the Eastern Michigan Invitational, taking 17th place in the 1,500 meters … closed out the season with an eighth-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the Hillsdale Relays, crossing the line in 4:44.28.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Took 22nd at the Valparaiso Invitational in her only cross country action in the fall … competed in several meets during the indoor track season, but started to truly hit her stride outdoors … ran 2:24.62 over 800 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … also clocked a 4:52.21 1,500 meters at the meet, making her one of the top eight Irish competitors in the event in 2007.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made her Irish debut during the cross country season, running in three meets for the Irish … led all Notre Dame competitors in the Gold Division race at the Notre Dame Invitational, covering 5,000 meters in 18:35 for 23rd place … placed 10th in the Open race at the Pre-National Meet, running the 6,000-meter course in 22:23 … finished her season at the BIG EAST Championship, placing 46th in 22:56 to help the Irish take the team title … only competed in one race during the track season, running indoors at the Blue & Gold Invitational and covering 1,000 meters in 3:02.74.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track and field at Smoky Hill High School in Aurora, Colo. … also earned three letters in soccer … earned All-America honors as the 11th-place finisher at the 2003 FootLocker National Cross Country Championship and as a member of Smoky Hill[apos]s 4×800-meter relay team in 2002 … four-year all-state selection in cross country with two runner-up finishes … member of Colorado state champion 4×800-meter relays in 2002, 2003, and 2004 … also earned all-state track honors in the 2005 4×800-meter relay and on nine different occasions in three different individual events … earned runner-up state finishes in the 800, 1,600, and 3,200 meters in 2004 … state record holder in the 4×800-meter relay (9:01) … took eighth place overall at the 2004 Nike Team Nationals cross country race, helping the Smoky Hill team finish second … placed seventh in the two-mile at the 2004 adidas Outdoor Championship to establish herself as one of the nation[apos]s top performers in the event … six-time all-league and all-city selection … 2004 league champion and all-time record holder in the 1,600 meters … personal bests of 2:14 in the 800, 4:56 in the 1,600, 10:45 in the 3,200, and 10:32 in the two-mile … also boasts a top 5,000-meter cross country time of 17:38 … an accomplished soccer player and member of several elite Colorado club teams … member of National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and DECA … winner of the 2005 Smoky Hill Faculty Award for Exceptional Quality Citizen … born April 6, 1987 in Denver, Colo. … daughter of Tracy and Michael Schulz … older of two children … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.