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Morgane Gay
Morgane  Gay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bethesda, Md.

High School:
Walt Whitman

Event:
Cross Country/Middle Distance

07/19/2012

Fahringer, Robinson and Roller to Compete at U.S. Olympic Trials

Four former Cavaliers also look to qualify for London Olympics

07/19/2012

Nine Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track and Field Teams

Squads feature five outdoor All-Americans

PRs: 800m - 2:08.07; 1500m - 4:13.20; Mile - 4:34.38; 3000m - 9:28.28; 5000m - 16:37.15
All-American: 1500m (1st team - `09, '11; 2nd team - '12), Mile (I'12), DMR (I'11), XC ('11)
All-Region: XC (`08, `09, '10, '11), 1500m (`09)
ACC Champion:
Mile (I'12), DMR (I'11)
All-ACC: XC (`09, '10); 1500m (`09, '11, '12), Mile (I'12), 5000m (O'12), DMR (I'11)
ACC Rookie of the Year: Outdoor (`09)
All-ACC Academic Team: XC (`09), Outdoor ('11)
NCAA Qualifier: 1500m (`09, '11, '12), Mile (I'11), DMR (I'11)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: 1500m ('11, '12)
East Region Qualifier: 800m (`09), 1500m (`09)
USATF Jr. National Champ Participant: 1500m ('09)
Pan American Jr. Championship Qualifier: 1500m ('09)
ACC Honor Roll: ('08-'09, '09-'10)

WORTH NOTING
• Ninth all-time in U-19 junior national rankings in 1500m
• One of only six student-athletes to compete at each of the NCAA Championships during the cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field seasons in 2010-11 and 2011-12

2012 OUTDOOR
• Finished 11th in the 1500m at NCAAs, earning Second-Team All-America honors
• Set a PR and school record of 4:13.20 in 1500m at NCAA prelims
• Earned two silvers at ACCs - 1500m (4:26.14), 5000m (16:37.15)
• Finished 12th at NCAA East Preliminary to advance to NCAAs

2011-12 INDOOR
• Finished fifth in the mile at NCAAs, earning First-Team All-America honors
• ACC Champion in the mile at ACCs
• Ran a PR of 4:34.38 at the Husky Classic, the second-fastest time in Virginia history

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
• Earned All-America honors with a 22nd-place finish at NCAAs
• Netted All-Southeast Region honors with a third-place finish at NCAA Southeast Regional
• UVa's top finisher at Paul Short Run with 10th-place finish

2011 OUTDOOR
• Earned All-America honors with a seventh-place finish in the 1500m at the NCAA Championships
• Set a school record in the 1500m (4:14.72) in the prelims at the NCAA Champs
• Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 1500m at the ACC Champs
• Won the 1500m at the Mason Spring Invite

2010-11 INDOOR
• Earned All-America honors with a third-place finish in the DMR at the NCAA Championships
• Part of ACC Champion DMR

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
• Earned All-ACC honors with a 10th-place finish at the conference meet
• Finished fourth at NCAA Southeast Regionals with a time of 20:18.6 to earn third-straight all-region honor
• Participated in NCAA Championships, placing 126th

2009-10 INDOOR/OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2009 CROSS COUNTRY

• Earned all-region honors with eighth-place finish
• Finished fourth at ACCs, earning All-ACC honors
• Scored at NCAAs

2009 OUTDOOR
• Named UVa's first-ever ACC Freshman of the Year
• Became UVa's first-ever freshman outdoor All-American
• Finished 10th in 1500m at NCAAs
• Finished sixth to earn All-East Region honors in the 1500m
• Earned All-ACC honors in 1500m, finishing third
• Scored at ACCs in the 800m
• Also qualified for regionals in the 800m by running 2:08.29

2008-09 INDOOR
• Scored at ACCs in 800m, finishing fourth
• Broke school record and hit provisional mark at PSU in 800m (2:08.07)
• Won 800m at Virginia Duals

2008 CROSS COUNTRY
• Second freshman at ACCs, taking 17th in 21:24.4
• Earned all-region honors, finishing seventh in 21:02.7
• Second UVa finisher at NCAAs, taking 108th in 21:16.0

High School
• State champion in the mile and 800m
• Runner-up at the state championships in the 5K in 2006
• Three-time all-metro honoree
• French Honor Society member

Personal
• Full name is Morgane Caroline Gay
• Daughter of Cyril and Corinne Reilhac-Gay
• Has a sister, Alexia, and brother, Nicolas


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