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6 Morgan Stephens
Morgan  Stephens


Olney, Md.

High School:
Good Counsel




Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized


Four Cavaliers Earn IWLCA All-America Honors

Casey Bocklet named to the first team


Five Cavaliers Earn IWLCA All-South Region Honors

Blue, Bocklet, Stephens and Swan named to the first team


Three Virginia Women's Lacrosse Players Earn All-ACC Honors

Bocklet and Stephens named to the first team; Swan earns second-team honors


Women's Lacrosse Feature: Morgan Stephens

Originially published in the April 12 game program


NCAA Tournament Semifinals vs Syracuse

The Virginia women's lacrosse team in the 2014 NCAA Semifinals


Women's Lacrosse vs. Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Women's Lacrosse vs. Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)


Virginia Women's Lacrosse vs Princeton

Images from the Cavaliers' 9-7 victory over the Princeton Tigers (March 16, 2013)


Women's Lacrosse vs Maryland

The No. 6 Cavaliers hosted the No. 1 Terrapins in the 2013 home opener.

2015 Stephens Web Feature

• Member of the 2014-15 U.S. Women's National Team
• Member of the 2015-16 U.S. Women's National Team

• All-ACC First Team
•IWLCA All-America Second Team
• IWLCA All-South Region First Team
• Tewaaraton Watch List
• Preseason All-ACC
• VaSid All-State First Team
• Started all 19 games
• Assisted on goals against Harvard, Virginia Tech and Winthrop
• Won 31 draw controls, including a career-high nine in the win over Navy
• 25 ground balls including four in the NCAA Tournament second-round game against Penn State
• Caused 17 turnovers
• Finished her career with 49 goals, 20 assists, 102 ground balls, 63 caused turnovers and 114 draw controls
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• IWLCA Second Team All-American
• IWLCA All-South Region First Team
• Second Team All-ACC
• NCAA All-Tournament Team
• Tewaaraton Watch List
• VaSID All-State First Team
• Earned a spot on the 2014-15 U.S. Women's National Team
• Played midfield to start the season before switching to defense
• 18 goals, 10 assists
• Leads the team with 20 caused turnovers
• Ranks 10th in the ACC in caused turnovers (0.95 per game)
• 33 ground balls, 24 draw controls

• IWLCA All-South Region second team
• 2013 Virginia Women's Lacrosse Coaches Award of Excellence (MVP)
• VaSID All-State first team
• Ranks sixth in the ACC in draw controls per game (2.55)
• Her 52 draw controls were the seventh-highest single-season total in Virginia program history
• Led the team with 29 ground balls
• Second on the team with 52 draw controls
• Played midfield most of the season, but switched to defense for the final games of the year
• Fifth on the team in points (30- 24 goals, six assists)
• Began the season scoring in nine consecutive games
• Has managed to score three goals since changing over to play defense instead of midfield
• Caused four turnovers with three ground balls in the NCAA Tournament second round game against Georgetown
• Scored hat tricks at Syracuse, James Madison and American
• Had at least one point in every single game prior to moving from midfield to defense
• Picked up at least one ground ball in each of the last 11 games of the season
• Won at least one draw control in all but two games

• Appeared in all 19 games with 13 starts
• Scored seven goals with an assist for eight points
• 15 ground balls, seven draw controls, and nine caused turnovers
• Scored her first collegiate goal on February 26 in the home victory over Syracuse
• Had the first multi-goal game of her career with a pair of goals in the NCAA Tournament game at Duke

• Team captain and high school All-American
• ESPN Rise Player of the Week
• Set records for most ground balls and draw controls in one game
• First team All-Gazette ('11)
• All-Met second team ('11)
• Second-team All-Gazette ('10)
• All-Met honorable mention ('10)
• Washington Catholic Athletic Conference first team ('10, '11)
• Washington Catholic Athletic Conference second team ('09)
• Washington Catholic Athletic Conference honorable mention ('08)

• Parents are Bill and Tish Stephens
• Has a brother, Michael, who was a swimmer at Boston College and now is a coach there
• Her major is Sociology

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