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Blake Morris

Blake  Morris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waterbury, Conn.

High School:
Berkeley Prep

Experience:
3L

11/30/2015

New Leaders Emerge For Men's Golf

Thornberry Leads Rebels during Fall Season

05/16/2015

Rebels Wrap Up Play at NCAA Championships

Morris Finishes Tied for Seventh

05/14/2015

Rebels Tee Off at NCAA Golf Championships

Morris Tied for 13th After First Round

05/13/2015

Ole Miss Heads to California for NCAA Golf Championships

Rebels Tee Off Thursday at The Farm Golf Club Near San Diego

04/19/2015

Rebels Wrap Up Play at SEC Championships

Ole Miss Posts Best Finish Since 2012

2014-15 (SENIOR)
Competed in all 12 tournaments ... Finished second on the team with a 71.92 stroke average ... Recorded a team-best 2 top five and 3 top-10 finishes … Top Rebel finisher in five tournaments ... Finished runner-up at the Old Waverly Invitational with a 70-68-68—206 … Posted a top-10 finished at the NCAA Championships in Rancho Santa Fe with a 73-68-73—214 to finish T7th … Fired a career-low 65 in the second round of the Princeville Invitational in Kauai, Hawaii to finish T7th with a three-round score of 203 ... Fired a three-round score of 71-75-74--220 and tied for 17th place at the Shoal Creek Invitational ... Tied for fourth at the South Alabama Innovational with a three-round total of 215.


2013-14 (JUNIOR)
Competed in all 12 tournaments on the year including all regular season contests and earned an invite to the NCAA Auburn Regional in Auburn, Ala. ... Captured his first ever individual title at the Shoal Creek Invitational ... Led the team with a 71.25 stroke average ... Top Rebel finisher in eight of 11 tournametns ... Notched four top-five finishes on the year ... Finished in a tie for second place at the Reunion Intercollegiate with a two-round score of Blake Morris 71-73--144 ... Captured a second-place finish, while posting a career-low tournament score of 201 and a season-low single round score of 66 at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate ... Had a strong showing at the Princeville Warrior Classic with a score of 72-69-67--208 to finish in a tie for 11th place.

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)
Played in 11 tournaments this season including all 10 regular season contests and earned an invite to the NCAA Regional in Baton Rouge, La. ... Led the team with a 73.47 stroke average ... Recorded season low rounds of 67 at both the Sam Hall Intercollegiate and Bridgestone Golf Collegiate ... Tied his 54-hole tournament best at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate with a three round total of 207 ... Earned four top-5 finishes in the fall including three third place finishes at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate, Mason Rudolph Championship and Bridgestone Golf Collegiate ... Finished in the top-20 of every fall tournament ... Had a strong showing at the BancorpSouth Intercollegiate with a 72-74-76--222 to finish tied for 25th ... Finished the season strong representing the Rebels as an individual at the NCAA Regional in Baton Rouge, La. ... Just missed the cut for the NCAA Championships after posting a 75-72-73--220 to finish 2nd as an individual and tied for 10th place overall ... Medalist at the U.S. Amateur Championships ... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championships by six shots for the second straight year ... Made it to round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur Championship and lost to the eventual champion.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN)
Played in nine tournaments ... Second on the team with a 72.96 stroke average ...Picked up one top-10 and two top-20 finishes ... Earned a season-best seventh-place finish at the Chris Schenkel Invitational, firing a 68-69-70--207 ... Tied for 11th at the SEC Championship with a 71-71-69--211 ... Shot a season-best 66 in the second round of the Sam Hall Intercollegiate, his first career tournament ... Between the fall and spring seasons, finished 12th at the Jones Cup Invitational, a prestigious amateur tournament ... Won the Connecticut Amateur Championship for the right to compete at the 2012 U.S. Amateur Open Championship... Carded back-to-back rounds of 72 and finished 68th to just miss the cut at the U.S. Am ... Finished second at the Northeast Amateur and 15th at the Northern Amateur ... Also tied for 24th at the Sunnehana Amateur and tied for 15th at the Connecticut State Open.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Ranked top 50 in the AJGA Polo Golf Rankings ... FCWT first team All-American ... Tied for third at the 2011 Verizon Jr. Heritage ... Tied for third at the 2010 Verizon Jr. Heritage ... Tied for 14th at the 2009 Verizon Jr. Heritage ... 2008 AJGA Fidelity Investments Champion ... 2007 U.S. Junior Qualifier ... Tied for eighth at the 2009 Rolex Tournament of Champions ... Tied for fourth at the 2009 Dixie Am at age 17 (youngest ever in top five) ... Tied for third at the St. Augustine Am in 2010 ... Tied for 19th at the 2011 Monroe Invitational ... Runner-up in 2008 Connecticut State Junior Am ... Tied for 18th at 2010, 2011 Terra Cotta Invitational ... Participant in the 2011 Northeast Amateur.

PERSONAL
Son of William and Michelle Morris ... Born January 22, 1992 ... Enrolled in College of Liberal Arts.

MORRIS BY THE NUMBERS

YEAR ROUNDS AVG.
2014-15 (Senior) 36 71.92
2013-14 (Junior) 35 71.80
2012-13 (Sophomore) 30 73.47
2011-12 (Freshman) 25 72.96

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Low 18 (Single Round) 65 (Princeville Invitational, 2014-15)
Low 54 (Tournament) 201 (Sam Hall Intercollegiate, 2013-14)
Best Individual Finish T-1st (Shoal Creek Invitational, 2013-14)
Top Five Finishes 10
Top 10 Finishes 11
Top 20 Finishes 18

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