Morgan Roche
Morgan Roche
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clifton Park, N.Y.
High School: Shenendehowa

As a Red-Shirt Junior in 2011: Was the second fastest Bobcat runner to finish in the NCAA Regionals on Nov. 12 with 23:11.40, placing in 113th…Finished first among all Quinnipiac runners in the Northeast conference Championship with 19:02.70 on Oct. 29…Placed 4th at the Central Connecticut Cross Country Mini-Meet with 10:21 on Oct. 21…Was a 5th place finisher at the Monmouth Invitational in 18:41.40 on Sep. 17…Participated in the Fordham University Invitational on Sep 10 and placed 27th with a time of 19:09.77.

As a Junior in 2010: Red-shirted during the fall season.

As a Sophomore in 2009: Placed second at the Quinnipiac Invitational...Received All-New England Honors with a top-15 place finish at the New England Championships…Was selected NEC Athlete of the Week twice during her sophomore year…Was named All-Conference after placing third, with a time of 18:15.3, at the Northeast Conference Championships…Competed at the Northeast Regional Championships.

As a Freshman in 2008: Placed second at the Quinnipiac Invitational in 18:06…Competed at the Penn State National Invitational, where she placed 52nd overall…Received All-New England honors and was the first freshman-finisher at the New England Championships…Received three NEC Rookie of the Week titles…Was named NEC All-Conference and the 2008 NEC Rookie of the Year, after placing fourth, in 18:48, at the Northeast Conference Championships…Participated at the Northeast Regional Championships.

Before Quinnipiac: Attended Shenendehowa High School where she ran varsity cross country, indoor and outdoor track…Also was a member of the varsity soccer team…Was a Section Two Champion…Was selected as a High School All-American and was named New York All-State…Received Suburban Council All-Star and Section Two All-Star honors.

Personal: A native of Clifton Park, N.Y…Daughter of Douglas and Lynn…Has a younger brother, Carter, who plays volleyball at Endicott College…Majoring in psychology and elementary education.