Position
Hurdles
Height
5'6
Class
Senior
Hometown
Shreveport, La.
Previous School
McNeese State
Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
High School
Captain Shreve HS

Events: 60M (7.26), 200M (IN: 22.90; OUT: 23.11), 400M (IN: 51.31; OUT: 50.71), 400H (54.32)

CAREER CAPSULE
Enjoyed a two-year career with the Tigers from 2015-16 after transferring from McNeese State University … Graduated from LSU in May 2016 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies.

2016
Ran a personal-best time of 54.32 seconds in the 400-meter hurdles in a 13th-place finish in the B section at the LSU Alumni Gold … Followed by running 54.67 for 14th place in the event in his final appearance for the Tigers at the LSU Invitational … Opened the outdoor season by running 55.02 for fourth place at the Battle on the Bayou … Added a 10th-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the Texas Invitational with a time of 55.85 … Lined up in the 400-meter dash in his indoor opener at the Bayou Bengal Invitational where he clocked 52.68 for sixth place … Twice ran the 200 meters during the indoor season at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic (22.90) and LSU High Performance Meet (23.21).

2015
Primarily a 400-meter hurdler during his junior season with the Tigers in 2015 … Opened the outdoor season by running a seasonal-best time of 54.97 for third place in the 400-meter hurdles at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette … Placed fifth in the event at the Jim Click Shootout (55.19) and LSU Invitational (55.00) … Also finished in sixth place at the Battle on the Bayou with a time of 55.75 and 13th place in the B section at the LSU Alumni Gold with a time of 55.22 … Ran an indoor personal best of 22.90 in a ninth-place finish in the 200 meters at the LSU Twilight meet … Also ran a seasonal-best time of 51.65 in a ninth-place finish in the 400 meters at the LSU High Performance Meet.

PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU following two seasons at McNeese State University in 2012 and 2013 … Redshirted in his first season at LSU in 2014 … A finalist in the 400-meter hurdles and both the 4×100-meter and 4×400-meter relays with McNeese State at the Southland Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships during his sophomore season in 2013 … Earned a seventh-place finish in the final of the 400 hurdles at the Southland Conference Championships while running a time of 54.88 … Ran on McNeese State’s foursome that took home a fourth-place finish in the conference final of the 4×100-meter relay with a time of 41.77 at the 2013 Southland Conference Championships … Helped the Cowboys sweep fourth-place finishes in the relays while running on the team that clocked 3 minutes, 15.12 seconds at the conference meet … Clocked a personal best of 54.48 in a ninth-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the 2013 Bobcat Classic held at Texas State University … Also set personal records of 7.26 in the 60 meters, 23.02 indoors and 23.11 outdoors in the 200 meters, and 51.31 indoors and 50.71 outdoors in the 400 meters during his career at McNeese State.

PERSONAL
Full name is Morgan David Wells … Born on Dec. 19, 1992 … Mother is Miranda Wells … Has one brother, Brandon Wilson … An honor student during his high school and collegiate careers … A Distinguished Scholar and academic honor roll member during his prep career at Captain Shreve High School … A member of the academic honor roll in his two-year stint at McNeese State University … Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity … Has also been an active member  of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

 

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