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Mike Morsell

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Huntingdon Valley, Pa.

High School:
LaSalle

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 201

Position:
Attack

Birthdate:
04/26/1979

2002 Update:
• Fifth on the team in points (23), third in assists (10), playing in all 13 games as a senior captain.
• Has 13 goals this season after not scoring all of last year.
• Career highs with 23 points, 13 and 10 assists goals this year.
• Assisted fellow senior Mike LaMonica’s sixth goal at UMBC (5/4).
• Fourth hat trick came on Senior Night vs. Yale (4/26), had game-winning goal and also added an assist in first career start.
• Netted third career hat trick vs. Navy (4/5), also assisted Mike LaMonica’s game-winning goal for four-point game.
• Man-up goal with five seconds left in third qtr. vs. Virginia (3/30).
• Scored in back-to-back games for first time vs. Delaware (3/16).
• Fourth career multi-point game with a goal and two assists at Bucknell (3/12).
• Netted career highs of four goals and three assists for seven points vs. MSM (2/26).

On Morsell: A team captain along with Andy Burman, Mike LaMonica and Nate Watkins … a leader on and off the field … extremely well respected by his teammates … a crease attackman, who has to finish his opportunities inside … understands the game and the tempo coach Cottle has brought to Maryland… can come off the bench to take advantage of size mismatches.

As a junior (2001): Played in 14 of 16 games as a reserve attackman … saw limited time as the season progressed … tallied one assist in regular-season finale against UMBC (5/5).

As a sophomore (2000): Played in 15 of 16 games … scored 10 goals and handed out one assist for 11 points … led all players with at least five goals in shooting percentage scoring 10 goals on 22 shots (45.5 percent) … had career game to start the season against Mount St. Mary’s (2/27), opening fourth quarter with a natural hat trick by scoring three straight goals in a span of 1:44, to put Maryland up 15-1 … three goals came on three consecutive shots … scored a key goal at Duke (3/4) to tie the game in the second quarter … had most dramatic game of his career by scoring twice, including the game-winner with just 28 second left in regulation, to lift Maryland past Towson (3/11), 13-12 … scored again against Delaware (3/15) … recorded only assist of the season against Virginia (3/31) … scored three goals in the final five games he played, notching goals against Duke (4/21) in the ACC semifinals, UMBC (5/6) in the regular-season finale and Princeton (5/20) in the NCAA quarterfinals.

As a redshirt freshman (1999): Played in eight games off the bench … notched two goals and one assist for three points … scored first career goal in first career game on first career shot against Denver (2/25) … netted second career goal in second game against Providence (2/27) … took career-high six shots against Friars … tallied first assist vs. Penn State (3/17).

As a freshman (1998): Missed entire true freshman season with corrective shoulder surgery.

Before Maryland: Three-sport athlete at LaSalle College High School in Wyndmoor, Pa. … played four seasons of lacrosse under coach Bill Leahy … served as team captain as a senior and help lead squad to an 18-3 record … named a Catholic League All-American .. also lettered in basketball three times … named a All-Catholic league star at guard as a senior after leading team to 21-7 finish … earned two letters in football at tight end … gridders compiled a perfect 14-0 record during his tenure.

Personal: Michael William Morsell … born April 26, 1979 in Pennsylvania … son of Lynn and Bill Morsell … brother of Megan (25) … served as president of the student council as a senior in high school … spends his summers as an ice cream man on the beach at the Jersey Shore … majoring in communications.

Hat Tricks (1)

3 vs. Mount St. Mary’s (2/27/00)
Multi Goal/Point Games
2000	2/2
Career Highs
Goals: 3 vs. Mount St. Mary’s (2/27/00)
Assists: 1 on three occasions
Points: 3 vs. Mount St. Mary’s (2/27/00)
Career Stats
Year	GP/GS	Goals	Asst.	Pts.	Shots	GWG	GB	Pen.	PIM	
1999	8/0	2	1	3	7	0	2	1	1:00
2000	15/0	10	1	11	22	1	5	1	0:30
2001	14/0	0	1	1	7	0	7	0	0:00
2002	13/2	13	10	23	44	1	8	3	2:30

Totals 50/2 25 13 38 80 2 22 5 4:30



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