Lakeville South's Morgan Pieri jumps with the best of them

  • Updated: May 13, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Lakeville South senior Morgan Pieri is one of the state’s top girls’ high jumpers.

Pieri placed third in the event with a leap of 5 feet, 6 inches in the Class 2A track and field state meet a year ago at Hamline University in St. Paul. Teammate junior Caraline Slattery won the event at 5-8, a mark that Pieri has also reached.

Pieri, who serves as one of the team’s captains, has also posted the top 10 leaps in school history in the long jump and triple jump.

Here is a closer look at Pieri, who also played tennis for the Cougars in the fall:

 

Q: The best movie I’ve seen in the last year?

A: “Heaven is for Real.”

 

Q: Three words my friends or teammates might use to describe me?

A: Crazy, funny and weird.

 

Q: Three songs I never skip on my iPod are …

A: … “Yeah” by Joe Nichols; “Beat of the Music” by Brett Eldredge; and “Red Dirt Road” by Brooks and Dunn.

 

Q: What are your three favorite apps?

A: Twitter, Vine and Snapchat.

 

Q: Who do you like to follow the most on Twitter, and why?

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