Lee Ellis Moore
Lee Ellis Moore

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cordova, Tenn.

High School:
Memphis University School

Position:
Sprints/Hurdles


Lee Ellis Moore

AT OLE MISS (2007-11):

2011:

OUTDOOR: Earned USTFCCCA All-America first team honors after placing sixth in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (50.20) ... SEC Champion in the 400-meter hurdles (50.31) ... as team captain, he helped the Rebel men to a No. 19 final national ranking ... All-SEC first team ... ran the 400m hurdles at the U.S. Championships, placing 10th overall ... defended his 2010 Drake Relays Championship in the 400m hurdles by winning in 49.96 ... won the 400m hurdles at the Mississippi Open (season-best 49.82) and Ole Miss Invitational (49.86) ... ran anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay team throughout the season and carried them into the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships running a split of 45.69 ... voted the 2011 SEC Men's Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the league coaches ... Capital One Academic All-America first team and All-District VI first team ... recognized as a NCAA Today's Top VIII Award as one of the top eight student-athletes nationally, becoming the second Ole Miss recipient of the prestigious award since its inception in 1973 after former Rebel Eli Manning won the award in 2004 ... USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree ... received an NCAA postgraduate scholarship ... received the Taylor Medal, which is the highest academic honor a student can receive at the University of Mississippi, and he was Ole Miss' nominee for the 2011 SEC McWhorter Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Phi Beta Kappa honor society ... SEC Academic Honor Roll member ... SEC Track & Field Community Service Team ... recognized as Men's Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Men's Community Outreach Award at the Rebels' Choice Awards.

2010:

OUTDOOR: Finished third in the 400 meter hurdles prelims at the SEC Championships with a time of 50.95 ... won the 400 meter hurdles at the Drake Relays with a time of 50.23, becoming the first Rebel to win the event at the Drake Relays ... ran a leg of the 4x400 relay, finishing sixth with a time of 3:08.33 at the Drake Relays ... posted a career mark with a time of 47.11 in the 400 meter at the LSU Alumni Gold ... set a new school record with a time of 49.52 in the 400 meter hurdles at the Ole Miss Invitational, ranking him first at the event in school history ... participated in the 4x400 relay race, winning the event with a time of 3:08.76 at the Ole Miss Invitational ... ran a leg of the 1600 meter sprint medley at the Florida Relays, finishing third with a time of 3:21.77 ... won the 400 meter hurdles at the Alabama Relays with a time of 50.00 ... ran a leg of the 1600 meter sprint medley at the Alabama Relays, finishing first with a time of 3:28.69 ... finished first in the 400 meter hurdles at the Rhodes Invitational, posting an NCAA Regional qualifying time of 52.29 ... SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America first team.

INDOOR: Ran a leg of the 4x400 meter relay at the SEC Championships, finishing sixth with an NCAA provisional time of 3:10.34 ... placed sixth at the SEC/Big 12 Conference USA Challenge in the 400 meters with a time of 47.65 ... ran a leg of the 4x400 meter relay at the SEC/Big 12 Conference USA Challenge, finishing in fourth place with a time of 3:13.47 ... posted a career-high time of 47.26 in the 400 meter, finishing fourth at the Meyo Invitational and ranking him 10th in the event in school history ... ran a leg of the 4x400 meter relay, placing fourth with a time of 3:10.79 at the Meyo Invitational ... posted a career time of 1:52.85 in the 800 meter at the Razorback Invitational ... posted a career time of 1:20.06 in his only attempt at the 600 meter, placing second at the Arkansas Invitational and ranking him third in the event in school history... finished second in the 800 meter at the Arkansas State Kickoff Classic with a time of 1:55.12.

2009:

OUTDOOR: Selected as a USTFCCCA All-American... named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American third team... selected as a member of the Division I U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team... named to the ESPN Th e Magazine Academic All-District VI first team... named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll... posted an 11th place finish in the 400 meter hurdles with a mark of 50.65 at the USA Track and Field Championships... finished in ninth place at the NCAA Championships in the 400 meters with a time of 50.53... set a new school record in the 400 meter hurdles with an NCAA regional time of 49.87 in the preliminaries of the 400 meter hurdles at the NCAA Championships... posted a fourth place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 50.01 in the 400 meter hurdles... automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 400 meters following a second place finish at the MidEast Regional with a time of 50.45... finished in first place at the Rhodes Invitational in the 400 meter hurdles with an NCAA regional mark of 51.82... won the individual title in the 400 meter hurdles at the Alabama Relays with an NCAA regional time of 51.85... captured the individual title in the 400 meter hurdles at the Mississippi Open with an NCAA regional time of 50.78... placed third in the 400 meters at the Drake Relays with an NCAA regional time of 51.98... turned in a fourth place finish at the Florida Relays in the 400 meter hurdles with an NCAA regional time of 50.38... took fifth place in the 400 meter hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with an NCAA regional time of 51.82.

2008:

OUTDOOR: Named to the SEC Freshman Honor Roll... recorded an NCAA regional mark of 52.19 in the 400 meter hurdles at the Drake Relays... turned in the fourth fastest outdoor time in school history with an NCAA regional mark of 51.16 in the 400 meter hurdles en route to a second place finish at the Mississippi Open... finished in sixth place at the SEC Outdoor Championships with an NCAA regional time of 51.28 in the 400 meter hurdles... raced to a sixth place finish in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 50.64 at the MidEast Regional... posted the second fastest time in school history in the 400 meter hurdles with his time of 50.55 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships... selected to the USTFCCCA Division I Men's All-Academic Track and Field Team... member of the Rebel 3.0 Club.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Was a silver medalist at the 2007 AAU Junior National Championships in the 400 meter hurdles ... recorded personal best marks of 14.48 in the 100 meter hurdles, 47.23 in the 400 meters and 51.38 in the 400 meter hurdles ... member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 20, 1988 ... son of Glenn and Linda Moore ... chose Ole Miss over Harvard ... grandfather, Lawrence Downing Ellis played football for UT-Chattanooga and is in the Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame ... has siblings that ran track at Vanderbilt and competed in baseball and cheerleading at Rhodes College ... graduated from Ole Miss in 2011 and went on to attend medical school.

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