Connor Mora
Connor  Mora

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cedar Springs, Mich.

High School:
Cedar Springs

Event:
Distance

Elig. (In/Out):
SO/SO


07/23/2015

Four Wolverines Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Recognition

Men's Track and Field Puts Four on USTFCCCA All-Academic List

02/21/2015

U-M Sets Six PRs in Final Week Before Big Tens

Men's Track & Field Sets Six PRs in Final Week Before Big Tens

Last Updated: May 26, 2016

At Michigan
• USTFCCCA All-American (DMR, 2016)
• Helped U-M's DMR to an All-America finish for the first time since 2007 (2016)
• Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2015-16)
• Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014-15)
• USTFCCCA All-Academic (2015)

Redshirt Sophomore (2016)
Outdoor
• Won a silver medal finishing second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 14), finishing in 8:52.35
• Ran 9:12.86 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Payton Jordan Invitational (May 1)
• Finished ninth in the Invitational Section of the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Mount SAC Relays (April 14) in 8:50.61
• Finished third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Battle of the Blues (March 31) in 9:01.74
• Made season debut at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invite (March 25-26), finishing seventh in the 5,000-meter run in a personal record time of 14:42.90 and finishing 21st in the 1500 meter run in a time of 3:54.87
Indoor
• Earned All-America honors by running the 1,200 meter leg of Michigan's eighth-place DMR squad at the NCAA Championships (March 11-12)
•Scored for U-M at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-27), placing fourth in the mile run (4:09.32).
• Competed in the 3000 meter run at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 12), finishing twelfth in his heat in a time of 8:12.09
• Finished sixth in the mile run at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 6) with a new PR of 4:02.35
• Finished second in the 3000 meter run in a PR of 8:06.23 at the Notre Dame Invitational (January 23)
• Finished second in the mile race with a time of 4:04.47 at the Commodore Invitational (Jan. 15).

Redshirt Freshman (2015)

Outdoor
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 28-30), finished 15th in the 3,000m steeplechase, running 8:46:16
• Scored with a seventh-place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17), running 9:01.50
• Took third in the 3,000m steeplechase, running a per personal-best by more than 15 seconds to cross at 8:45.96
• Ran 9:01.88 for a new PR in the 3,000m steeplechase at UVA Challenge (April 17-18)
• Finished seventh (3:51.38) in the 1,500m run at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4)
• Finished ninth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28)

Indoor
• Finished runner-up in the mile at U-M's Silverston Invitational (Feb. 21), running a personal-best time of 4:13.37
• Made his 3,000m debut, finishing in 8:40.70 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7)
• Finished fifth in the mile race at the Doug Hansen Open (Jan. 23)
• Finished runner-up in the mile race at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 17), making his Wolverine debut to finish in 4:14.79

Freshman (2014)

Outdoor
• Redshirted

Indoor
• Redshirted

Prep
• Graduated from Cedar Springs High School (2013)

Cross Country
• MHSAA Division 2 State Champion (2012)
• Named Michigan's Mr. Cross Country by the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association (2012)
• Finished ninth at the Footlocker Midwest regional (15:09) to qualify for the Footlocker Cross Country Championships, where he finished 29th overall (15:58)
• Set new Cedar Springs' 5K record (14:54)

Track & Field
• MHSAA Division 2 outdoor state champion in the 800- and 1,600-meter run and indoor state champion in the 1,600-meter run (2011)
• Set new school records in the 800-meter run (1:54) and 1,600-meter run (4:09)
• Finished runner up at 2011 Midwest Distance Festival
• Placed third in the boys mile at New Balance Outdoor Nationals (2013)
• Took third at the Adidas Dream Mile

Personal
• Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology
• Undeclared major
• Born November 6, 1994
• Son of Leland and Shelli Mora

High School Personal Bests
5K -- 14:54 (cross country)
3,200m -- 9:22 (indoor)
800m -- 1:54 (outdoor)
Mile -- 4:09 (outdoor)
1,600m -- 4:09 (outdoor)
3,200m -- 9:14 (outdoor)

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Time Date
3,000m (I) 8:06.23 1-23-16
Mile (I) 4:02.35 2-6-16
1,500m (O) 3:51.38 4-4-15
3,000m Steeplechase (O) 8:45.96 5-2-15
5,000m (I) 14:42.90 3-25-16

 



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