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Amaechi Morton
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
High School: Riverwood

**Six-Time All-American**

Collegiate Career Bests:
60-Meter Hurdles: 7.94
100 Meters: 10.78
200 Meters: 21.28
400 Meters: 46.12
110-Meter Hurdles: 14.07
400-Meter Hurdles: 48.94

Stanford Records:
400 Meter-Hurdles: 1st
400 Meters (i): 1st
60-Meter Hurdles (i): 2nd
Distance Medley: 2nd
400 Meters: 3rd
110 Meter-Hurdles: 4th
4x400 Meters: 5th
4x400 Meters (i): 5th
200 Meters: 8th

At Stanford: One of the top 400-meter meter hurdlers in the nation that should be the favorite for the NCAA title in his final season ... also a threat in the open 400 meters during the indoor season ... a versatile athlete that also contributes to Stanford in the sprints, high hurdles and 4x400 relay.

2011 Season (Junior): The NCAA runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles after running 49.08 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... placed third in the 400-meter hurdles (49.43) and seventh in the 110-meter hurdles (14.22) at the Pac-10 Championships ... earned a personal best outdoors of 46.52 in the 400 meters at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... ran a season best of 21.29 in the 200 meters at the Stanford Invitational ... placed first (52.34) in the 400-meter hurdles and second (14.37) in the 110-meter hurdles to help Stanford to a Big Meet title ... earned All-America honors indoors after placing fifth at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 400 meters with a time of 46.57 ... the MPSF Champion in the 400 meters (46.50) and runner-up in the 200 (21.52) ... set the Stanford school record in the indoor 400 meters with a time of 46.23 at the Razorback Invitational.

2010 Season (Sophomore): Placed third at the NCAA Championships in the 400-meter hurdles (49.56) to earn the first All-America honor of his career ... the Pac-10 runner-up in the 400 hurdles with a career-best and Stanford record time of 48.94 ... also a member of the 4x400-meter team that placed third at the Pac-10 Championships ... the Big Meet champion in the 400 hurdles and runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles ... placed third at the MPSF Championships in the 400 meters to set a Stanford indoor record of 46.71 ... a member of the Stanford 4x400-meter team that placed fourth at the MPSF Championships.

2009 Season (Freshman): Set the Stanford record of 50.11 in the 400-meter hurdles to win the Big Meet ... the time broke the 28-year-old record of Randy White in the event ... placed third at the Pac-10 Championships in the 400 hurdles (50.44) ... placed second in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA West Regional to automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships ... advanced to the semifinals of the 400 hurdles, but fell short of the final at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... earned an NCAA provisional standard of 46.88 at the UW Husky Classic during the indoor season ... placed fourth at the MPSF Indoor Championships in the 400 meters with a time of 47.08 ... helped Stanford to fourth place at the MPSF Championships in the 4x400-meter team.

High School: Two-time state champion in the 300-meter hurdles and a two time runner-up in the 400 meters ... three-time Fulton County champion in the 400 meters and two-time champion in the 300-meter hurdles ... holds his high school record in the 400 meters, the 400-meter hurdles and as a member of the 4x400-meter relay ... 2008 runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles at the USATF Junior Nationals ... member of the champion 4x400-meter relay at the USATF Junior Nationals ... helped team to a fourth place finish at the Georgia AAA State Championships in 2006 and 2007.

International Competition: Competed at the 2009 World Track and Field Championships in Berlin, Germany, helping his native Nigeria reach the final of the 4x400-meter relay.

Cardinal Catalogue: A science, technology and society major ... parents are Marvin Lee Morton and Nkem Sabena Obiekwe ... earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors in 2010 ... an honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection for 2010 ... named MPSF All-Academic for the 2010 indoor season.

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