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12   Morgan Walker
Morgan Walker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glastonbury, Conn.

High School:
Glastonbury HS

Height:
5-2

Position:
D

Birthdate:
06/30/1993


04/18/2014

Battle For Top Spot As No. 11 Women's Lacrosse Heads To Richmond

Minutewomen and Spiders enter Saturday's tilt tied for Atlantic 10 lead.

04/12/2014

Historic Women's Lax Senior Class Honored Prior To Sunday's George Mason Game

2014 UMass senior class is one of the most successful in program history.

04/03/2014

No. 11 Women's Lax Opens Atlantic 10 Play This Friday & Sunday At McGuirk

Minutewomen host La Salle on Friday, Saint Joseph's on Sunday.

03/20/2014

No. 9 Women's Lax Looks For 9th Straight As USC Visits Saturday

Minutewomen and Trojans faceoff at McGuirk in second-ever all-time meeting.

03/16/2014

No. 9 Minutewomen Head To Vermont For Tuesday Matchup

Women's lacrosse looks to win 13th consecutive meeting with Vermont on March 18.

04/13/2014

WLAX vs. GMU

WLAX vs. GMU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/14/2014

WLAX vs. COLORADO

WLAX vs. COLORADO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/27/2014

WLAX vs. BU

WLAX vs. BU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/05/2013

WLAX vs. RICHMOND

WLAX vs. RICHMOND Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/17/2013

WLAX vs. LIU

WLAX vs. LIU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a junior in 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Had two ground balls 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 letter winner 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... Majoring 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.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Apr 19
    at Richmond 4:30 PM
    Friday, Apr 25
    vs St. Bonaventure 1:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Apr 27
    at Duquesne 12:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, May 2
    vs A-10 Semifinals TBA
    Sunday, May 4
    vs A-10 Championship TBA
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