Duke Women's Lacrosse BIO
3 Maddy Morrissey
Career: One of 22 players in program history to top the 100-point plateau for her career … Concluded her career ranked 21st all-time at Duke in goals (76) and tied for 22nd in assists (24) … Totaled 61 ground balls, 47 draw controls, 31 caused turnovers and 26 free position goals … Three-year starter in the midfield, seeing action in 76 contests with 56 starting assignments … Guided Duke to four consecutive NCAA quarterfinals appearances, including a trip to the national semifinals in 2011 ... Selected to the All-ACC second team as a senior (2014) … Four-year member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll and three-time All-ACC Academic Team selection.
2014: Started all 19 contests for Duke at midfield … Ranked fourth on the squad in goals (26), tied for fourth in assists (8) and fifth in points (34) … Topped the 20-goal mark for the third consecutive year … Reached double figures in ground balls (21) and draw controls (10) … Tied for second on the team with eight free position goals … Garnered the first All-ACC honors of her career, appearing on the all-conference second team … Posted three hat tricks and two multiple-assist games, including a four-goal, two-assist performance against Notre Dame in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (5/11) … Also registered the game-winning goal in the 10-8 win over the Irish … Went 3-for-3 in free position attempts in a victory over Davidson (3/13) … Recorded a point in eight consecutive contests between March 9 and April 11 ... Notched nine caused turnovers for the season … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013: Started 19 games for Duke at midfield … Tied for fifth on the squad in points (24) and goals (20) … Notched seven multiple-goal games with hat tricks against Virginia (March 22) and Maryland (May 18) … Matched a career-high with a four-point performance in the regular season matchup with the Cavaliers … Tallied 16 ground balls, 28 draw controls and eight caused turnovers … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Started 17 games for the Blue Devils while seeing action in all 19 ... Came in fourth on the team with 35 points on 25 goals and 10 assists ... Her 25 goals ranked second on the team ... Had seven multi-goal games with hat tricks against Bucknell, Maryland and Georgetown ... Dished a career high three assists at Princeton (March 3) ... Led the squad with nine free position goals on the year ... Also picked up 24 ground balls while causing six turnovers ... Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Played in 19 games as a rookie, starting one ... Registered her first career point with an assist against William & Mary on Feb. 20 ... Scored her first career goal at Maryland on Feb. 26 ... Totaled five goals and two assists on the season for seven points ... Also added goals against Virginia Tech, Dartmouth, Saint Mary's and Penn ... Picked up 14 ground balls in addition to causing 10 turnovers on the year ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Earned All-America and first team All-Central New York honors as a senior ... Totaled 130 goals, 56 assists, 208 ground balls and 153 draw controls for her high school career ... In 2010, received the 2009-10 Block “S” Award, which is presented to the athlete who contributed the most to the Skaneateles High School athletic program ... Two-time Academic All-America selection ... Second team all-league pick in 2008 ... Also lettered in soccer and hockey ... named third team all-league in soccer in 2009 ... Received second team all-league accolades senior year in hockey ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Served as class secretary.