Joseph Morphonios
Joseph Morphonios
Height: 5-9
Weight: 155
Year: So.
Hometown: Kernersville, N.C.
Events: Distance
Mission: Majuro, Marshall Islands
Previous School: East Forsyth HS

Career-Best Performances

800 Meter Run (I): 2:03.75, 2/15/2020 at the VMI Indoor Classic
800 Meter Run (O): 2:03.45, 4/13/19 at the '19 Wildcat Invitational 
1000 Meter Run (I): 2:46.62, 1/26/19 at the Finn Pincus Invitational
1500 Meter Run (O): 4:21.09, 3/30/19 at the Jim Taylor Invite
Mile Run (I): 4:41.35, 3/07/2020 at the South Region Final Qualifier
3000 Meter Run (I): 9:51.79, 1/26/19 at the Finn Pincus Invitational
Distance Medley Relay (I): 10:32.13, 3/07/2020 at the CAC Championships

2019-20 | Sophomore

Outdoor Track & Field 

  • Due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the 2020 outdoor track & field season was not contested. To help prevent the spread of the virus, Southern Virginia University suspended all athletic activities, the change was made effective on March 13. 

Indoor Track & Field 

  • Named USTFCCCA All-Region in the DMR.
  • Placed 2nd with a personal-best 4:41.35 in the mile run at the South Region Final Qualifier.
  • CAC Champion in the DMR with a program record 10:32.13.
  • Ran a 2:05.51 in the 800 meter run at the Camel City Invitational.
  • Ran 4:49.39 in the mile run at the Finn Pincus Invitational. 

2018-19 | Freshman

Outdoor Track & Field

  • Ran season-best 4:21.09 in the 1500 meter run at the Jim Taylor Invite.
  • Ran personal-bst 2:03.45 in the 800 meter run to finish 11th at the '19 Wildcat Invitational.
  • Placed 16th at the New Captains Classic in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:21.69.
  • Ran 2:05.12 in the 800 meter run to finish 25th at the W&L Track & Field Carnival.

Indoor Track & Field

  • Ran a season-best 9:51.79 in the 3000 meter run for a 25th place finish at the Finn Pincus Invitational.
  • Ran 2:46.62 in the 1000 meter run to finish 13th at the Finn Pincus Invitational.
  • Placed 17th in the 3000 meter run at the CAC Championships with a time of 9:52.63.
  • Finished 21st at the 2019 Collegeville Classic in the mile run with a time of 4:50.55.

High School

  • Named class Valedictorian.

Personal

  • Parents are Jake and April Morphonios.
  • Has nine siblings.
  • Enjoys biology, chemistry, and physics.