Arnaldo Morales
Arnaldo Morales
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Struthers, Ohio
High School: Struthers
Major: Exercise Science
Events: Jumps

2018 Outdoor (Senior): Placed first in high jump with a height of 2.06m...was fifth in long jump with 7.01m...finished sixth in triple jump with 13.49m at the Horizon League Championships.

2017 Outdoor (Senior): Redshirted. 

2017 Indoor (Senior): Won the high jump at the Horizon League Championships with a jump of 2.08 meters...placed sixth in the long jump with a season-best leap of 6.64 meters...placed eighth in the triple jump with a season-best jump of 13.35 meters...helped the Penguins win the Horizon League Championship...top performance in the high jump was a 2.13m effort at the YSU National Invitational.

2016 Outdoor (Junior): Named the Outstanding Field Performer at the Horizon League Championships...won the high jump at the Horizon League Championships for the third straight year...broke the school record and set a meet record at the HL Championships clearing the bar at 2.15m...finished fourth in the long jump with a season-best leap of 6.79m...was fifth in the triple jump at the HL meet with a season-long leap of 13.94m...originally eclipsed the school record clearing the bar at 2.15 at the Northeast Ohio Quad on April 16...the record had been held by Dave Ritter since 1989...ended the season by finishing 25th at the NCAA East Preliminaries clearing a height of 2.08m.

2016 Indoor (Junior): Placed second in the high jump at the Horizon League Championships by clearing a height of 2.08 meters...helped the Penguins win the Horizon League Indoor Championship...broke his school record in the high jump at the YSU Icebreaker in December with a mark of 2.14 meters...cleared the bar at 2.11 meters to win the high jump at the YSU National Invitational.

2015 Outdoor (Sophomore): Won the high jump at the Horizon League Championship with a jump of 2.06m (6-09.00)...was seventh in the long jump with a jump of 6.53m (21-05.25)...finished ninth in the triple jump with a season-best jump of 13.44m (44-01.25) at the HL Championship meet...had a season-best in the high jump at the Northeast Ohio Invitational with a jump of 2.12m (6-10.25)...jumped a season best of 6.72m (22-0.75) in the long jump at the Slippery Rock Dave Labor Invitational...had a personal-best time of 11.74 in the 100-meter dash at the Northeast Ohio Invitational.

2015 Indoor (Sophomore): Took second at the Horizon League Championships in the high jump by clearing the bar at a school-record height of 2.11 meters...was seventh in the triple jump with a leap of 13.29m...cleared that height on third and final attempt...finished ninth in the long jump with a leap of 6.61 meters...had a season-best in the long jump with a leap of 6.65 meters at the YSU National Invitational...achieved a season-best in the triple jump with a jump of 13.65 meters at the YSU Icebreaker...won the high jump at the YSU College Invitational...won the high jump at the YSU National Invitational...finished first in the high jump at the Zips Invitational.

2014 Outdoor (Freshman): Was the high jump champion at the Horizon League Championships with a season-best 2.09 meter jump...placed 10th in the long jump at the league meet with a leap of 6.15 meters…named the Men's Field Freshman of the Year at the HL meet...participated in the high jump at the NCAA East Prelims and finished 45th...set a season-best in the long jump at the Ashland Open with a 6.43 meter mark…ran a season-best 11.50 100 meter dash at the Northeast Ohio Quad.

2014 Indoor (Freshman): Finished fourth in the high jump at the Horizon League Championships with a season-best jump of 2.04 meters…placed 12th in the long jump at the HL meet with a season-best jump of 6.38 meters…ran a season-best in the 200-meter dash with a 23.57 running time at the YSU Invitational.

High School: In 2013, competed at the OATCCC Division 2/3 State Championship and finished fifth (6-1) in the high jump…also made it to the Division II Regional’s for the 200 where he placed ninth (23.3 seconds), high jump placing third (6-5) and the 4x200m finishing third (1:30)…moved on to the OHSAA Division II State Meet for high jump where he finished third with a jump of 6-7 and for the 4x200m finishing 14th (1:33)...in 2012 qualified for the New Balance Indoor Nationals in the high jump and finished 19th…jumped 6-3 in outdoor raced in the 4x200m at Regional’s and placed fifth (1:30)…in 2011, competed in the OATCCC Division 2/3 State Indoor Championship for high jump and placed third (6-2)…in 2010, made it to the Division II District Meet for high jump and placed fourth with a jump of 5-8 and then competed at Regional’s and finished 12th with a jump of 5-10.

Personal: Major is exercise science...is the 2017-18 recipient of the Jim & Ellen Tressel Scholarship.