Morgan Ryffe
Morgan Ryffe
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Ga.
Previous School: Northside Columbus
Event: Sprints

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016: Competed in five regular-season meets and two events in the Peach Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships…Recorded top-10 finishes in eight out of 10 events competed in on the season…Top finish on the season was a third-place finish in the 3000 Steeplechase at the Mountaineer Outdoor Open Meet with a time of 12:31.29…Took home a fourth-place finish in the 3000 Steeplechase and eighth place in the 5000m in the Peach Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015: Morgan had a solid second year campaign with the Jags where she competed in 13 events and placed in the top 10 nine times. She also won the 1500m at the Emory Classic where she set a personal best record of 4:54.36 … Posted a new personal best for the 3000m Steeplechase with a time of 11:33.64 at the PBC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Northside High School in Columbus, Ga., in 2013…Lettered for cross country under John Cobis and Teresa Roberts and track and field under Joe Sanders…Also lettered in swimming for two years…Named All-City for cross country from 2011-2013 and All-City for track and field from 2012-13…2013 Cross Country Athlete of the Year and a region xc champ in 2013 and region track and field for the one-mile run in 2013…Region 1-AAAAA Champions for cross country and track and field in 2012 and 2013.

PERSONAL: Daughter to Carissa and Chris and has one sibling, Nathan…Born on Jan. 17, 1995 in Lenexa, Kans. ... Studying Spanish education … Enjoys reading, working out, drawing, sleeping, and video games…Garlic bread is her favorite food and Albert Einstein is the person she admires most…Pre-game ritual is to use Icy Hot…”Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World” is her favorite film and “Scooby Doo” is her favorite TV show.