Morgan Runk
Morgan Runk
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Toms River, N.J.
High School: Toms River North

2016-17 SEASON: Competed in the 50 free, 100 back and 200 back … Finished 16th in the 100 back (59.47) and 20th in the 200 back (2:10.31) at the NEC Championships … Wrapped up her career as a school-record holder in the 200 medley relay (1:46.41) … Posted Mount all-time top-10 times in the 100 back (59.14) and 200 back (2:08.89), coming in the prelims at the NEC Championships.

2015-16 SEASON: Finished 14th in the 100 back (59.37), 21st in the 200 back (2:11.48) and 23rd in the 50 free (25.38) at NEC Championships ... Posted the team's third-fastest times of the season in the 100 back (59.35) and 200 back (2:09.90) at NEC prelims ... Part of a relay squad that registered the team's fastest mark of the year in the 200 free relay (1:40.73) and 200 medley relay (1:49.52) at F&M Invitational ... Clocked in at 2:25.72 for the Mount's top time in the 200-meter back (2:25.72)

2014-15 SEASON: Swam in 10 of the team’s events during sophomore season with the Mount… Excelled in the backstroke, turning in the team’s top time in the 200 back (2:09.96) on the season... Scored points at the NEC Championships in the 100 back, 200 back and as a member of the 200 free relay and the 200 medley relay… Moved into second on the Mount’s top 10 list for the 200 back (2:09.96), fourth for the 100 back (1:00.03) and seventh for the 50 free (24.99)... Helped the Mount’s 200 medley relay team take second versus American and Howard… Placed second in the 200 back and first as a member of the 200 medley relay at St. Francis Brooklyn… Took second place in the 100m back versus McDaniel… Part of 200 medley relay that won against Rollins and Gordon.

2013-14 SEASON: Saw action in all nine of the Mount’s team competitions as a freshman… Was the Mount’s top performer in the 100 and 200 backstroke… Tied for fourth in the B Finals at the NEC Championships for the 100 backstroke in 1:00.15, good for No. 3 on the Mount’s top 10 list… Clocked in at 2:11.71 in the 200 backstroke at the Radford Invitational, to take second on the program’s top 10 list… Helped set a school record in the 800 free relay (7:45.57) at the NEC Championships… Part of the 200 medley relay squad that set a school record at the NEC Championships (1:46.41)… 10th in Mount history for the 100 fly (1:02.72) at the Radford Invitational. 

HIGH SCHOOL:  Four-year member of the swimming team at Toms River South… Coached by Heather Barbalinardo… Set a school record in the 100 backstroke with a time of 59.58… Won county championship in the 100 backstroke as a senior… Qualified for the New Jersey Meet of Champions all four years in the 100 backstroke… Part of the 200 freestyle relay team that set a County Shore Conference record in 2011… Helped team win County Championships as a freshman, sophomore and senior.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 11, 1994… Daughter of Karen Walters and Thomas Runk…. Has a younger sister, Breanna… Majoring in psychology.