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Joseph Morris
Position: Breaststroke, Individual Medley
Year: Senior
Hometown: South Bend, Ind.
High School: Clay
Major: General studies
Experience: 3 Letters
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Joseph Morris Bio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 12/02/2010

IN THE BSU RECORD BOOKS: Set two individual school records at the 2013 MAC Championships in the 100 breast (55.19) and 200 breast (1:58.76) ... member of the school-record setting 400 medley relay that turned in a 3:19.69 at the league meet.

2013-14: Did not compete due to injury.

2012-13: Earned his third letter at Ball State ... named to the Second Team All-MAC ... established two individual school records in the 100 breast (55.19) and 200 breast (1:58.76) at the MAC Championships ... earned a silver medal at the league meet in the 200 breast and finished in fourth in the 100 breast finals ... member of the 400 medley relay that finished fifth at the MAC Championships with a school-record time of 3:19.69 ... turned in personal-best times in the 50 and 100 free at the Eastern Michigan Invitational with times of 20.97 and 46.21, respectively ... clocked a 4:51.19 in the 500 free at the Doug Coers Invitational.

2011-12: Earned his second letter at Ball State ... turned in a personal-record time of 56.76 in the 100 breast at the MAC Championships (Mar. 1), that time was good for third-best in BSU history ... set a personal-best time and finished second on the team in the 50 free at the league meet with a time of 21.48 ... turned in a 48.31 in the 100 free vs. Miami (Jan. 28) ... swam a 1:58.99 in the 200 IM vs. Southern Illinois (Feb. 3) ... finished second on the team in the 200 breast with a time of 2:06.92 set at the league meet ... a member of the 200 free relay team that turned in a time of 1:24.52 at the conference meet.

2010-11:Earned his first letter at Ball State … member of the 400 freestyle (3:05.44) and 800 freestyle relays (6:51.33) for fifth-place finishes in the Mid-American Conference Championships (Mar. 3) … fourth on the team in the 50 free (21.84) and third on the team in the 100 free (47.82), with both times from the MAC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Todd Tobolski at Clay … four-year letterwinner … state qualifier in the 100 breast as a senior, placing 24th overall with a career-fast time of 1:00.88 … sectional champion in the 100 breaststroke as a senior with a time of 1:01.20 … Northern Indiana Conference MVP as a senior … three-time team Most Valuable Player … first team all-conference in three events as a senior … second team all-conference in two events as a junior … all-conference honorable mention in two events as a sophomore … turned in career-bests in the 100 breast (1:00.88), 50 free (22.31) and 100 free (49.1) as a senior, while clocking a career-best 200 IM (2:00.81) as a junior … also earned four letters in golf at Clay … team caption for three seasons.

PERSONAL: Son of Matt and Diane Morris … has one sister, Sarah, and one brother, Dan … born Sept. 20, 1991, in South Bend, Ind. … majoring in general studies.