2023 NOMINEE – WRESTLING
Immaculate Conception High School
Washington and Jefferson College
- Four-year letter-winner and three-year starter at Immaculate Conception High School.
- Compiled a 65-6 cumulative overall record with 44 wins by fall (pins).
- He was a 1977 section runner-up and 1978 section champion at 185 pounds.
- Morrell won the 185-pound WPIAL and PIAA championships.
- He was selected and competed at the 1978 PA Matt Classic.
- A four-year starter, Morrell compiled a 13-2 overall record as a freshman, leading the team with 71 points which was second-best in the PAC.
- Finished in second-place at the PAC Tournament as a sophomore in 1979-80.
- He won the PAC championship in both his junior and senior seasons.
- Morrell finished with a school-record 29 pins which still ranks seventh in school history 41 years later.