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  Owen Morse

Owen Morse

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Victorville, Calif.

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Owen Morse was 10th in decathlon at the Big West Championships ... posted 6,297 points ... had season-bests of 52.33 in the 400 meters and 20-6.50 (6.26) in the long jump during the decathlon competition ... at the Big West Championships, finished 12th in the prelims of the 110 meter hurdles in 15.17 ... was 15th in the high jump with a best of 6-2.25 (1.89)  ... set a career-best after clearing 6-4 (1.93) in the high jump at the Northridge Invitational (Mar. 19) ... ran indoor season-bests of 7.26 in the 60 meters and 8.56 in the 60 meter hurdles and posted a season-bests of 6-2.75 (1.90) in the high jump and 20-5 (6.22) in the long jump at the Boise State Invitational (Feb. 13).

Morse matched his career-best with a fifth-place finish in the Big West decathlon scoring a career-best 6,422 points ... set season-bests in the long jump (21-1.50) and the 100 meters (11.21) during the decathlon ... finished 14th in the high jump with a best of 6-2.25 (1.89) and was 19th in the long jump with a best of 20-0.50 (6.11) at the conference championships ... ran a season-best 15.00 in the 110 hurdles and threw a career-best 155-4 (47.36) at the Tommie Lister Classic (Apr. 25) ... qualified for the high jump at the MPSF Indoor Championships but no-heighted in the final ... ran indoor career-bests of 7.21 in the 60 meters and 8.45 in the 60 hurdles at the Bengal Shootout.

Finished a career-best fifth in the decathlon at the Big West Outdoor Championships ... tallied a season-best 6,336 points ... was fourth after day one with 3,458 points ... posted season-bests in the long jump, 100 meters and javelin ... qualified for the Big West Championships in the 110 meter hurdles and high jump ... ran a career-best 14.86 in the 110 hurdle prelims and missed advancing to the final by one spot ... finished seventh in the high jump after matching his lifetime-best of 6-2.75 (1.90) ... finished a Northridge-best fifth in the heptahlon at the MPSF Indoor Championships with an indoor-best point total of 4,872 ... bettered his previous career-best by 410 points ... posted career-bests of 8.53 in the 60 meter hurdles and 21-6.75 (6.57) in the long jump.

Finished sixth in the decathlon at the Big West Championships ... scored a career-best 6,146 points to help the Matadors to the men's team title ... posted season-bests in the 110 meter hurdles (15.03) and long jump (21-0) during the Big West decathlon ... also finished ninth in the high jump with a career-best 6-2.75 (1.90) ... took seventh in the heptathlon at the WAC Indoor Championships with a career-best 4,462 points ... high jumped a season-best 6-2.75 (1.90) at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash.

Redshirted the indoor and outdoor season for the Matadors in 2006.

Earned letters in track, basketball and football at Silverado High School in Victorville, Calif. ... earned four All-DSL patches for track and was named track team MVP as a senior in 2005 ... was also named Citrus Belt Athlete of the Year in 2005 ... earned All-Area track honors in 2003-04 ... the Hawks won football and basketball league titles in 2003-04 ... graduated in 2005.

Born February 11, 1987 in Victorville, Calif. ... parents are Cynthia McKenzie and Owen Morse ... has five brothers, Travis, Anthony, Louis, Lawrence and Theo and one sister, Claudine ... Travis attends Cal Poly ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant ... lists cereal as his favorite food and Destiny's Child as his favorite group ... says the best thing about being an athlete is the competition ... major is undecided.