Cross Country


  • position Distance/XC
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Morgantown, W.Va.
  • High school Morgantown 

2021-22 (Sophomore) 

Did not compete

2020-21 (Freshman) 
Cross Country

  • Competed in all four meets
  • Got her collegiate career off to a great start, finish second for the victorious Wildcats and sixth overall at the Commodore Classic with a time of 21:34.0
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week for that performance
  • Hit the team scoring board in three of the four meets


  • Full name: Athena Phoenix Young
  • Birthday: September 12
  • Parents: Mary Young, Joe Morris, Jamison Shaffer
  • Siblings: Eve Morris and Ember Shaffer
  • Major: Kinesiology
  • Hobbies: Music
  • Fun fact: 2% milk is her favorite drink
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