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Morgan Lee

  • position Distances
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Ashley Hall
  • position Distances
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Ashley Hall

Morgan Lee Bio

Academic Honors

  • Carolina Life Scholarship
  • 2018, 2019, 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016-17 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2020 Track

Indoors: Ran in four meets for the Gamecocks, competing only in the 3000m… Ran a season-best time of 10:48.11 at the Carolina Challenge, finishing in 21st… Had her season-best finish at the USC Indoor Open, finishing in 12th. 

Outdoors: Cancelled.

2019 Track

Indoors: Ran four times, all in the 3000m…. lowered her time in each appearance… finished 14th at the Gamecock Inaugural, in 10:39.86… came in eighth at the Carolina Challenge with a time of 10:36.65… put up an 18th-place finish at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 10:29.57… ended the indoor campaign with a seventh-place finish at the USC Indoor Open, stopping the clock in 10:18.63.

Outdoors: Ran five times, earning top-10 finishes in each of her appearances… placed seventh in the 3000m at the Black & Gold Challenge with a time of 10:26.16… won the 5000m at the Buccaneer Invitational, her first career victory, breaking the tape in 17:55.18… came in third in the 5000m at the Spec Towns Invitational with a time of 18:02.31… ran 18:21.64 at the Gamecock Invitational to finish fifth… ended her season at the USC Outdoor Open, where she finished third with a time of 10:30.75.

2018 Cross Country

Took part in two meets… placed 31st at the Carolina Challenge with a mark of 19:21.9… guided the Gamecocks to a team title at the Charleston Classic, coming in 17th with a mark of 19:48.2.

2018 Track

Indoors: Placed 25th in the mile at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational with a time of 5:33.61.

Outdoors: Took part in both the 3000m and the 5000m… ran a 3K PR at the USC Open with a mark of 10:39.67… set her 5K PR at the Gamecocks Invitational, finishing seventh with a time of 18:50.66.

2017 Cross Country

Ran six times for the Gamecocks as a sophomore, including three individual top-25 finishes… Opened the season placing 25th at the Carolina Challenge with a 5K result of 19:36.6… Came in 21st at the Joe Piane Invitational, running 5K PR of 19:13.4 in the Open Division… Came in second at the Koala Classic, helping Carolina win the team title with a time of 20:30.0… Set her best 6K time of the Crimson Classic, with a mark of 23:21.1… Represented Carolina at the SEC Championships, finishing 119th with a time of 24:02.6.

2017 Track

Indoors: Ran the mile twice … Finished 12th at the Clemson Invitational in 5:20.93 … Came in 23rd at the Tiger Paw Invitational, at 5:21.16.

Outdoors: Ran the 1500m three times … Finished 10th in a season-best 4:52.64 at the USC Open.

2016 Cross Country

Posted her best race of the year with her runner-up finish in the two-mile Gamecock Invitational (12:07.31), leading the Gamecocks to the victory … Finished 36th in her collegiate debut in the 5K at the Carolina Challenge (20:25.05) … Ranked 167th overall in her lone 6K, the Crimson Classic (23:54.5).

High School

A six-year letterwinner at Ashley Hall … Finished in the top eight at five South Carolina Independent School Association State Championships in the 800m, winning the 2015 meet … Had three runner-up finishes in the SCISA 1600m Championship, including her career-best 5:12.67 time in 2015 … Also finished second as a senior in the 2016 SCISA Championships at 3200m … Posted top-10 finishes in six-straight SCISA Cross Country Championships, including third as both a junior and a senior … Her 18:54.92 time in her final race as a senior ranks as her career best.


Majoring in psychology.

Indoor Personal Records

Mile Run

5:20.93 (1/14/17 Clemson Invitational)


10:18.63 (2/16/19 USC Indoor Open)

Outdoor Personal Records


4:52.64 (4/22/17 USC Open)


10:26.16 (3/16/19 Black & Gold Challenge)


17:55.18 (3/23/19 Buccaneer Invitational)

Cross Country Personal Records


12:07.31 (10/4/16 Gamecock Invitational)


19:09.9 (9/20/19 Adidas XC Challenge)


23:21.1 (10/13/17 Crimson Classic)