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Morgan Stephens
Morgan  Stephens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olney, Md.

High School:
Good Counsel

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defense



07/15/2015

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

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

05/18/2015

Four Cavaliers Earn IWLCA All-America Honors

Casey Bocklet named to the first team

05/11/2015

Five Cavaliers Earn IWLCA All-South Region Honors

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

04/22/2015

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

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

04/14/2015

Women's Lacrosse Feature: Morgan Stephens

Originially published in the April 12 game program

05/23/2014

NCAA Tournament Semifinals vs Syracuse

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

04/19/2013

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

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

03/16/2013

Virginia Women's Lacrosse vs Princeton

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

03/02/2013

Women's Lacrosse vs Maryland

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

2015 Stephens Web Feature

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

2015
• 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

2014
• 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

2013
• 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

2012
• 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

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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)

PERSONAL
• 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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