As a junior in 2015:Game-By-Game Statistics
Started all 21 games of the year as part of what was ranked as the nation's No. 1 defensive unit for much of the season ... Had 12 groundballs, seven caused turnovers and seven draw controls while adding one assist ... In win at Saint Joseph's (4/17), had a groundball and two draw controls along with her first career assist ... In win at La Salle (4/19), had two groundballs and a caused turnover ... Finished her playing in 71 career games with with 53 groundballs, 36 caused turnovers and 15 draw controls ... Was a starter on defense for three seasons leading the Minutewomen to top-10 rankings among NCAA teams in each year.
As a junior in 2014:Game-By-Game Statistics Started and played in 19 games recording 12 groundballs on the season ... Had two groundballs and two caused turnovers in the win versus UConn (2/15)... Tallied one ground ball and two caused turnovers against Vermont (3/18).
As a sophomore in 2013:Game-By-Game Statistics
Played and started in 21 games ... collected 25 ground balls, six draw controls, and caused 19 turnovers ... Had five groundballs and four caused turnovers at Holy Cross (3/20) ... Had two groundballs, four draw controls and one caused turnover at Boston University (2/27) ... Had a multi-ground ball game against New Hampshire (2/23) with three ... Made her first collegiate start against Northwestern (2/8) where she had one caused turnover.
As a freshman in 2012:Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 10 games with four groundballs, two caused turnovers and one draw control ... Played in her first collegiate game in win over Marist (2/25) ... Tallied one draw control in win over Siena (3/24) ... Also recorded one groundball and one caused turnover in win over St. Bonaventure (4/15).
Before UMass: Four-time letterwinner at Glastonbury High School for Kris Coffiel ... CCC Champions freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year ... Named all-academic as a freshman ... Named Most Improved Player and all-academic as a sophomore ... Named Spring All-Conference as a junior ... Named captain, All-American, all-state, all-conference, all-academic, and the Hartford Courant Spring Player of the Year as a senior ... As a senior scored 26 goals, had 24 assists, 18 ground balls, 50 points, 56 shots on goal, ranked 7th in state, 208 in the nation.
Personal: Morgan Brittany Walker... Born June 30, 1993... Daughter of David Walker and Tracey O'Brien... Sister of Ryan, Taylor, and Tanner... Uncle and father played college lacrosse... Majored in kinesiology.
GET TO KNOW MORGAN WALKER
What did others tell you about the program or did you have any previous connections to the program that made the decision easy? Others told me that the program was very fun, they LOVED to win and being on the lacrosse team was always a good time.
How would one of your teammates describe you? I'm small and quick.
What is a talent that you have that most don't know about? I can touch my nose with my tongue.
How do you like to start your day? Sleeping in and eating an egg and cheese sandwich.
What are some of your staple foods & what are your "cheat" foods? I love candy and chips and queso.
What do you want to be doing in five years? I want to become a Physicians Assistant.
You find out you can go anywhere in the world but you have to leave today and get to be there for one week. Where do you go, who do you bring with you and what do you, want to experience? South Africa, some close friend, and help out people who are in need.
What is your least favorite thing about being on the lacrosse team? RUN TESTS.
What have been your top-5 moments with the program?
1. Making it to the second round of NCAA tournament.
2. 5-Consecutive A-10 Championships (and counting).
3. When Sinnet sang for UMass Lacrosse Idol on the bus ride.
4. When I started my first game in California last year.
5. Traveling in the airport with 40 people.
Who is the funniest person on the team and why (examples are good!) Kelsey Sheridan...too many examples.
Who is the best dancer on the team? Shannon Deflise.
Who is most likely to spontaneously start singing & dancing? Tanner Guarino.
Who is most likely to end up on a reality TV show? Mary Pat Theofield.
Who is the most intense player during a game? Rachael V.
What are some pregame rituals that different people have? Listening to music, writing quotes on their arm, putting eye black on.
Who do you live with and what is something interesting about that person? Amy, and she screams GAME TOMORROW the practice before every game.