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Morgan

Bitting

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#19

Midfield
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Hummelstown, Pa.
High School: Lower Dauphin

Bio

Career (Stats): Three-year starter in the midfield, helping lead the Blue Devils to four NCAA quarterfinals appearances, including a trip to the national semifinals in 2015 ... Started 63 of 84 contests played for her career ... Totaled 15 points on two goals and 11 assists ... Represented Duke in the 2018 NFHCA Division I Senior Game ... Served as the Blue Devils' field captain as a senior ... Recipient of one of Duke's Heidrick Family Leadership Postgraduate Scholarships ... Two-time NFHCA Scholar of Distinction and four-year member of the NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team as a senior ... Four-year member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2018 (Stats): Notched three assists as a senior ... Selected to represent Duke in the NFHCA Division I Senior Game ... Tallied assists in wins over No. 23 Liberty (8/26) and Appalachian State (9/30) ... Led the Blue Devils to a fourth consecutive NCAA quarterfinals appearance as the team's field captain ... Recipient of Duke's Heidrick Family Leadership Postgraduate Scholarship ... Also earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team and NFHCA National Academic Squad. 

2017 (Stats): Started all 21 contests at midfield during Duke’s run to the NCAA quarterfinals … Registered four points on one goal and two assists … Tally came in a 4-3 overtime victory at Liberty (10/22) … Assists came in shutouts against No. 11 Louisville (9/15) and Miami (10/15) … NFHCA Scholar of Distinction … Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Started all 20 contests in the midfield as a sophomore … Recorded an assist in the Blue Devils' season-opening victory over William & Mary (8/26) … Logged an assist in Duke's 3-0 shutout of No. 4 North Carolina, which sealed the team's ACC regular season title (10/22) … NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Saw time in all 21 games during the Blue Devils' run to the NCAA semifinals … First career goal was an overtime game winner against No. 3 Maryland (9/6) … Notched three assists in a 7-0 victory over Longwood (10/4) … NFHCA Scholar of Distinction, NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Member of the U.S. U19 and U17 junior national teams … Selected to U.S. U19 Junior National Camp in 2014 and U17 Junior National Camp in 2012 and 2013 … U.S. Futures and Futures Elite participant … Guided Lower Dauphin to a pair of PIAA AAA state titles her sophomore and junior seasons … Team also won three district titles during her prep career … Two-time NFHCA All-American … Named to the NFHCA Pennsylvania Region team and the all-state team as a sophomore, junior and senior … Tabbed the 2013 Mid-Penn Player of the Year after recording 17 goals and 25 assists during her junior campaign … Three-time member of the Mid-Penn All Stars first team … Concluded her career with 38 goals and 47 assists … Also lettered three years in basketball … Named to the distinguished honor roll … Member of the National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society and National Math Honor Society.

Personal: Born Morgan Ashleigh Bitting Nov. 16, 1996 in Hershey, Pa. … Daughter of Tracey and Dave Bitting … Has two sisters (Allison and Paige) … Father played baseball at Mansfield University (1985-86) and at Elizabethtown College (1986-88) … He went on to serve as the varsity head boys basketball coach at Pennsylvania's Central Dauphin High School (1992-94) and at Cumberland Valley High School (1997-02) before serving as the athletic director at Cumberland for six years … Is now in his eighth year as Lower Dauphin's athletic director.

Career Highs:
Goals: 1 ... 2x, last at Liberty ... Oct. 22, 2017
Assists: 3 ... vs. Longwood ... Oct. 4, 2015
Points: 3 ... vs. Longwood ... Oct. 4, 2015

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Morgan Bitting Postgame INT: Duke 5, Louisville 0