Morris Kersh

Morris  Kersh


Pearl, Miss.

High School:



Ole Miss Athletes Earn Four All-America Nods

Isiah Young Finishes Ole Miss Career As Five-Time All-American


Ole Miss Men Claim Best NCAA Finish In School History

Kendricks And Young Combine For Three Top-Three Finishes


Four Rebels To Compete At NCAA Outdoor Championships

National Titles Within Reach In Eugene, Oregon


Three Rebels Qualify For NCAA Finals During East Prelims

Isiah Young, Morris Kersh, Sam Kendricks On To Eugene


Rebels Head To NCAA East Preliminary

Top 12 In Each Event Move On To National Finals In Eugene, Oregon

AT OLE MISS (2010-12):


OUTDOOR: Competed in the triple jump at the NCAA East Preliminary ... placed ninth in the triple jump at the SEC Championships (49-3.5) ... captured fourth place in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with a season-best mark of 51-0 ... competed in the long jump just once during the season, placing fourth at the Rhodes Open (22-4.5).

INDOOR: Placed ninth in the triple jump at the SEC Championships (49-9.75) ... had a season-best mark of 50-8.25 to finish runner-up to teammate Kentrell Sanders at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... captured first place at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a leap of 50-1.75.


OUTDOOR: Named a USTFCCCA Second Team All-American in the triple jump ... placed 14th in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships with a jump of 51-05.75 ... placed ninth in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional ... jumped a season best 51-07.75 in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational ... finished second in the triple jump at the Rhodes Open (49-07.75) ... claimed the Mississippi Open triple jump crown with a jump of 51-06.50 ... placed sixth in the long jump at the Rhodes Open (22-02.50) ... jumped a season best 22-08.50 in the long jump at the Ole Miss Invitational.

INDOOR: Jumped a personal best 22-03.75 in the long jump at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... finished second at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational in the triple jump (49-01.50) ... placed fifth with a jump of 48-08.00 in the triple jump at the Texas A&M Challenge ... finished second in the long jump (22-03.75) and triple jump (50-04.50) at the Arkansas Invitational.


OUTDOOR: Jumped a season-best 49-09.75 in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional ... jumped a personal-best 22-11 in the long jump at the Alabama Relays, placing fifth ... placed third in the triple jump at the Alabama Relays (49-3) and Ole Miss Invitational (48-10.75) ... finished eighth in the triple jump at the Florida relays with a jump of 49-9.

INDOOR: Jumped a personal-best 50-02.50 in the triple jump at the Meyo Invitational, en route to a third-place finish ... finished fourth at the SEC/Big 12/Conference USA Challenge with a jump of 48-10.75 ... jumped a personal best 22-11 in the long jump at the SEC Championships ... placed sixth in the long jump at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic with a jump of 22-06.50 ... ran a personal-best time of 52.41 in the 400 meters at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in track and field at cross country at Pearl High School under head coach Woody Barnett ... 2007-08 Gatorade Athlete of the Year for Mississippi high school boys' track and field ... achieved a personal best mark of 49-00.00 in the triple jump ... recorded a personal best time of 1:58 in the 800 meters ... has a 5k personal best time of 16:40 ... member of a Pirate team that won the 2008 Mississippi State Track and Field Championships ... also helped the Pirates win the 2009 Mississippi State Cross Country Championships.

PERSONAL: Born June 10, 1991 ... son of George and Toni Kersh ... father is the Ole Miss 800 meter record holder as a member of the Rebels' track team ... chose Ole Miss over LSU and Stanford.

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