Name: Sandi Morris
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Pole Vault
Height: 5-8
DOB: 7/8/1992
Birthplace: Downers Grove, Ill.
Hometown: Greenville, S.C.
High School: Greenville High School (Greenville, S.C.) ‘10
College: University of Arkansas ‘15, Broadcast Journalism
Coach(es): Jeff Hartwig
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 16th (pole vault)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, silver (pole vault)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – silver (pole vault)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015, 2017, 2019; Indoor – 2016, 2018
  • Medals: 4 (1 gold, 3 silvers)
  • Gold – 2018 (pole vault)
  • Silver – 2019 (pole vault); 2017 (pole vault); 2016 (pole vault)
Personal: Daughter of Harry and Kerry Morris...Has one sister, Jami...Married to Tyrone Smith...Competed in track and field for two seasons at the University of North Carolina before transferring to the University of Arkansas in 2013...2015 NCAA indoor pole vault champion and semifinalist for the Bowerman Award...Four-time First-Team All-American...Hobbies include filming and editing, singing, and playing acoustic guitar and violin...Gardens in her spare time as a mental distraction...She loves reptiles and has owned a red-tail boa, a normal red tail and a ball python....She also has two Italian greyhounds named Nim and Rango, two lineolated parakeets, 15 geckos, a huge lizard named Inka, and a 40 gallon fish tank.