Johnny Morriss UH Invitational (4800m) - DNR
Rice Invitational (5600m) - 21:45 - 42nd
OUTDOOR TRACK...Competed as a sprinter for the Cougars' track team in the 400m and 800m events...Set his current personal best in the 400m (47.01) at the Texas Invitational, for a 16th-place mark...Ran the 400m at the NCAA Regionals and placed 25th (47.08)...Won the 800m event at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (1:50.88). INDOOR TRACK..Beat his previous personal best in the 400m at the New Balance Invitational (48.10) to finish third in the event...Ran the 800m at three meets, earned his best time of the season at the Texas A&M Challenge (1:52.93) when he finished ninth...Recorded his highest finish in the 800m at the Conference USA Indoor Championships by placing second (1:53.79).
Outdoor Track...Ran a then-personal best 48.14 at the C-USA Championships, finishing in fifth place. Indoor Track...Finished sixth in the 400m dash at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational with a time of 48.27 ... Ran a personal-best 48.10 race at the New Balance Invitational to finish in 13th place ... Competed in the 400m dash at the Texas A&M Invitational.
Competed at Leander High School for head coach Kelly Broussard ... UIL State Champion in the 4X400 relay ... Also was a district champion and a three-time AAU National Qualifier.
Born on July 31, 1989 in Tucumcari, N.M. ... Son of Rosa and Douglas Kelley ... Chose to attend the University of Houston because of the track program's proud history and the coaching staff ... Hobbies include working out, fishing and hanging out with friends and family ... Also recruited by Texas, Barton County College and South Plains College ... Nickname is Dougie Fresh.