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    Morgan Lathrop
    Morgan Lathrop


    Briarcliff, N.Y.

    High School:
    The Hackley School




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    Career: Ends her career as the top goalkeeper in Northwestern history, posting an 83-3 (.965) record as a four-year starter for the Wildcats ... Is the program's all-time leader in saves (553) while recording a .506 save percentage and a 6.79 goals against average ... Two-time IWLCA All-American, earning first-team honors in 2007 and third-team honors in 2009 ... 2007 Inside Lacrosse National Goalkeeper of the Year ... 2007 and 2009 American Lacrosse Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and first-team all-conference selection.

    2009: One of four team captains, capped her Wildcat career with a perfect 23-0 record in net for Northwestern ... Garnered third-team IWLCA All-American honors ... Named Goalkeeper of the Year by and, while also earning first-team All-American honors from each ... Recorded 131 saves for NU, ranking second nationally in goals against average (6.52) and 13th in save percentage (.492) ... Registered her 500th career save in the victory at Johns Hopkins (4/17) ... Recorded a season-high 11 saves twice, the first at North Carolina (3/2) and also in the NCAA semifinal against Penn (5/22) ... Recorded 10 saves against Syracuse (3/22) ... Allowed fewer than 10 goals in 19 of the Wildcats 23 games ... Led the team with 45 ground balls, the eighth-highest single-season total in program history ... Scooped up a season-high four against Ohio State (4/22) and against North Carolina in the NCAA championship game (5/24) ... Recorded three ground balls on six other occasions ... Caused 12 turnovers on the year, tying a career-best with two in the NCAA first round victory over Massachusetts (5/10) ... Held Rutgers (3/14) and Johns Hopkins (4/17) scoreless for an entire half, while allowing just one goal in a half five additional times ... Named the American Lacrosse Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and to the all-conference first team while earning ALC Championship all-tournament honors ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Started all 22 games in goal for the Wildcats, playing all but 37 minutes on the year ... Finished the season ranked second in the nation in goals against average (6.87) and 26th in save percentage (.467) ... Recorded 129 saves in net en route to posting a 21-1 record ... Saved her best game of the year for last, picking up 11 saves in the NCAA final victory over Penn (5/25) ... Registered 28 saves in the NCAA championships and was named to the all-tournament team ... Also recorded 10 saves in the win at Duke (4/6) ... Allowed less than 10 goals in 16 of the Wildcats' 22 games ... Held Hofstra (2/26), Notre Dame (4/9), North Carolina (4/20) and Vanderbilt (5/4) scoreless for an entire half, including keeping the Irish off the board until the 43:26 mark ... Allowed three or fewer goals four times, with three of those coming against teams ranked in the top 15 (No. 8 Notre Dame, No. 11 North Carolina and No. 9 Vanderbilt) ... Was second on the team in ground balls with 35, including five at Hofstra (2/26) ... Caused seven turnovers, including a crucial interception in the waning seconds against Penn State (4/13) to preserve the victory ... Named to the All-American Lacrosse Conference second-team and was a pre-season Inside Lacrosse and IWLCA All-American.

    2007: Started all 22 games in goal ... Named the Inside Lacrosse National Goalie of the Year and first-team All-American after leading the nation with a 5.92 goals-against-average and a .576 save percentage ... Third-team IWLCA All-American ... Named the ALC Goalie of the Year and first-team all-conference ... Recorded 160 saves--a school record ... Had her best game of the season when she came up with 14 saves--one shy of her career high--in the win over No. 2 Maryland (4/16) in Evanston ... Against Penn in the NCAA semifinals (5/25), she notched seven saves and held the Quakers scoreless until the 16:29 mark of the second half-- the longest scoring drought (43:31) to open a game in NCAA finals history ... Also had seven saves in the NCAA final win over Virginia, coming up with a key save late in the game with Northwestern leading by a goal ... Started the season with 22 saves in two games against UNC and Vanderbilt ... Had six games with 10 or more saves ... Notched 12 against Vanderbilt (2/25) and at Boston University (3/25) and 11 at Johns Hopkins (4/20) ... Allowed just two teams to score in double-figures all season ... Recorded 28 ground balls and forced six turnovers.

    2006: Made an immediate impact in goal during her freshman season ... Played in 20 games with 19 starts between the pipes ... Went 18-1 ... Led a defense that gave up just 7.9 goals per game, seventh-best in the nation ... Had a 8.23 goals per game average overall, good for ninth in the country ... Recorded 133 saves on the season ... Fifth on team with 42 ground balls ... Made a season-high 15 saves in her first career game in the win at Hofstra (2/24) ... Allowed a season-low four goals in a 60-minute game in the NCAA title game against Dartmouth (5/28) ... After recording just one save in the April loss at Duke, she rebounded to record 10 saves in the NCAA semifinal win over the Blue Devils (5/26) ... Named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team for her efforts ... Made 13 saves in the win over Vanderbilt (5/5) ... Shut out Rutgers in 31 minutes of play (2/26) ... Had a total of five games with 10 or more saves ... Had 12 saves at California (3/23) and 10 in the NCAA Tournament win over North Carolina (5/14).

    High School: Four-time letterwinner, team captain in 2005 ... Two-time MVP of the Ivy League (2004, 2005) ... Four-time All-Ivy League goalkeeper ... 2005 Journal News All-County ... In 2005, led county in goals against average (3.13) and save percentage (.740) ... 2003 Ivy League Coaches Award ... Had a save percentage of .669 in 2004 and .643 in 2003 ... Led team to four Ivy League championships and two New York State Independent School titles (2004, 2005) ... Had a shutout in the second half of 2004 state championship game ... Recorded 27 saves in a game vs. Mountain Lakes (N.J.) in 2004 ... High school coach was Melissa Abraham ... Also lettered in soccer, squash and basketball ... 2005 recipient of McIlhenny Bowl, given to a Hackley female for her distinction in athletics ... In soccer, 2004 MVP of Ivy League and three-time first-team All-Ivy League ... 2004 Journal News All-County ... Soccer team won two state titles during her career (2002, 2004) ... Club soccer team (FC Westchester) competed in two Super Y League national finals (runner-up in 2005) ... Captain of squash team ... Club lacrosse team was Westchester Girls Elite.

    Personal: Born Morgan Young Lathrop ... Daughter of Maureen and Townsend Lathrop ... Major is communication studies.

    Lathrop's Career Statistics

    2009 23-23 1242:10 131 135 .492 6.52 45 12
    2008 22-22 1283:26 129 147 .467 6.87 35 7
    2007 22-22 1196:30 160 118 .576 5.92 28 6
    2006 20-19 1051:30 133 140 .487 8.22 42 3
    Totals 87-86 4773:36 553 540 .506 6.79 150 28

    Lathrop's Career Highs

    Saves 15, vs. Hofstra (2/24/06)
    Shots Faced 35, vs. Maryland (4/16/07)
    Save Pct. .900, vs. Notre Dame (4/9/08)
    Ground Balls 5, at Hofstra (2/26/08)
    Caused Turnovers 2, four times (most recent vs. Massachusetts, 5/10/09)