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. Marys (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. Marys (2/27/00)Multi Goal/Point Games
2000 2/2Career Highs
Goals: 3 vs. Mount St. Marys (2/27/00) Assists: 1 on three occasions Points: 3 vs. Mount St. Marys (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