15 - Morgan Thatcher
Morgan Thatcher
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr. • Co-Captain
Hometown: Brockton, Mass.
High School: Brockton
Position: RS
m 32
k/s 3.06
h % .235
a/s 0.08
b/s 0.68
sa/s 0.01
d/s 0.92

COLLEGIATE ACCOLADES:

  • America East Player of the Year (2013)
  • America East All-Conference First Team (2013)
  • America East Academic Honor Roll (2013)
  • Fifth in UNH volleyball history with 1,168 kills
  • Sixth in UNH volleyball history with 2,987 attack attempts
  • America East All-Conference First Team (2012)
  • America East Academic Honor Roll (2012)
  • America East Academic Honor Roll (2011)
  • America East All-Conference Second Team (2011)

2013 | Stats | Photos
Named America East Player of the Year, Thatcher appeared in 32 matches and 114 sets in the 2013 season. The outside hitter ranked tied for first in kills (349) and second in total blocks (105). An America East Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 3, she was named to the Lehigh Class and Maryland Tournament All-Tournament teams. Thatcher finished her career with 1,168 kills and 2,987 attack attempts to rank fifth and sixth respectively in UNH volleyball history.

2012 | Stats
Served as a tri-captain, Thatcher appeared in 29 matches and 117 sets. Ranked first on the team with 412 kills, 3.52 kills per set, 1,049 total attemps, 474 points, and 4.1 points per set. She also ranked second on the team in blocked shots with 5, blocked attempts 76, and blocks per set 0.69, and third on the team with a .225 hitting percentage. Additionally, she was named America East Player of the Week (Sept. 10, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, Oct. 22), ECAC Player of the Week (Oct. 12) and Holly Young Invitational All-Tournament Team. Thatcher was an America East first team all conference selection, bestowed with the team’s Most Vaulable Player award and named to the America East Academic Honor Roll.

2011 | Stats
Thatcher appeared in 30 matches and 113 sets as a sophmore. She ranked third on the team in kills with 289 and second on the team in total blocks with 59.  Thatcher reached double-digit kills 17 times, including an 18 kill, 4 block performance in a win against Hartford on Oct. 21. Morgan was recognized by the America East as an all-conference Second-Team member. Additionally, she was named to the America East Academic Honor Roll.

2010 | Stats
Thatcher made 23 match appearances and played in 64 sets as a freshman. She ranked sixth on the team with 118 kills and 27 blocks, including three contests where she recorded a personal-best 10 kills. Thatcher also registered the highest hitting percentage at .242.

Before UNH
Thatcher played for Head Coach Jack Olson at Brockton High School over the past four years. Thatcher was the 2009 Gatorade Massachusetts Volleyball Player of the Year and was an AVCA/Under Armor All-America First Team. She was also The Enterprise News Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009 and was named to the Boston Globe, Boston Herald and The Enterprise News All-Scholastic teams in 2008 and 2009. Thatcher, a four-year starter, captained the 2009 squad leading the Boxers to the Big 3 Conference title in 2008 and a win at the Bay State Invitational that same season. Morgan, who was a two-time Big 3 All Star, played her club volleyball for the Mass Patriots Volleyball Club.

Personal
Born July 17, 1992 in Falmouth, Mass...Daughter of Torin Thatcher and Carla Wilson...Is majoring in physical education...Her aunt Alicia Thatcher played professional basketball in Portugal and lists Jenny Johnson-Jordan as her favorite athlete...Went on two spring break trips to New Orleans as well as a trip to Tampa to help with reconstruction efforts...Served as the holiday party organizer to help raise money for Toys for Tots...Has coached for Seacoast Junior Olympic Volleyball and Brockton Youth Cheerleading...Has volunteered with Read Across America and with the annual Dig Pink event.

Recent Games
Nov 10 Stony Brook W, 3-0
Nov 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 3-2
Nov 17 Binghamton W, 3-2
Nov 22 Stony Brook W, 3-0
Nov 23 UMBC W, 3-2
Dec 5 at Southern California L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 32 13
Sets 114 47
Kills 349 155
Kills per set 3.06 3.30
Errors 138 45
Total Attacks 897 382
Hitting Percentage .235 .288
Assists 9 3
Assists per set 0.08 0.06
Service Aces 1 0
Service Errors 22 13
Service Aces per set 0.01 0.00
Reception Errors 17 5
Digs 105 35
Digs per set 0.92 0.74
Block Solo 4 1
Block Assist 73 32
Block Total 77 33
Blocks per set 0.68 0.70
Block Errors 2 1
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 390.5 172.0
Points per set 3.4 3.7
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 at Lehigh W, 3-2 5 18 7 44 .250 1 0 2 2 8 1 2 0 3 1 20.0
Aug 31 vs. Rhode Island L, 3-2 5 16 6 32 .312 0 0 0 1 5 0 3 0 3 0 17.5
Aug 31 vs. Saint Peter's W, 3-0 3 10 5 21 .238 2 0 1 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 3 at Northeastern L, 3-1 4 10 5 29 .172 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 4 0 12.0
Sep 6 Brown W, 3-2 5 16 6 43 .233 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 17.0
Sep 7 St. John's (N.Y.) W, 3-0 3 9 4 21 .238 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 6 0 12.0
Sep 7 Missouri St. L, 3-0 3 9 4 23 .217 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 10.0
Sep 10 Bryant W, 3-0 1 3 1 4 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 13 at Maryland L, 3-0 3 7 7 24 .000 1 0 0 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 14 vs. Villanova L, 3-0 3 9 3 26 .231 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 4 0 11.5
Sep 14 vs. George Mason L, 3-1 4 12 8 37 .108 1 1 2 2 9 0 6 1 6 0 16.0
Sep 20 vs. Connecticut L, 3-1 4 9 4 32 .156 1 0 1 1 3 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Sep 20 vs. Minnesota L, 3-0 1 2 4 7 -.286 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Sep 21 vs. Rhode Island L, 3-0 3 4 3 17 .059 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 21 at Dartmouth L, 3-1 4 11 5 37 .162 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Sep 24 at Harvard W, 3-2 5 15 5 40 .250 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 4 0 17.0
Sep 27 at UMass Lowell W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Stony Brook L, 3-2 5 14 2 36 .333 0 0 0 3 2 0 4 0 4 0 16.0
Oct 6 at UMBC W, 3-1 4 9 10 40 -.025 1 0 1 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 11.5
Oct 11 Providence W, 3-0 3 8 2 20 .300 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 13 Hartford W, 3-0 3 13 4 38 .237 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Oct 18 at Binghamton W, 3-1 4 12 3 23 .391 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Oct 20 at Albany (N.Y.) L, 3-0 3 6 1 27 .185 0 0 2 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 26 UMass Lowell W, 3-0 3 11 2 18 .500 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 0 4 0 13.0
Nov 1 at Hartford W, 3-0 3 9 2 21 .333 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Nov 2 at Providence W, 3-0 3 18 5 31 .419 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 20.0
Nov 8 UMBC W, 3-0 3 12 2 22 .455 0 0 1 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 13.5
Nov 10 Stony Brook W, 3-0 3 13 4 31 .290 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Nov 15 Albany (N.Y.) W, 3-2 5 15 3 41 .293 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 1 3 0 16.5
Nov 17 Binghamton W, 3-2 5 15 5 34 .294 2 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Nov 22 Stony Brook W, 3-0 3 4 9 19 -.263 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Nov 23 UMBC W, 3-2 5 22 3 43 .442 0 0 0 2 6 0 2 0 2 0 23.0
Dec 5 at Southern California L, 3-0 3 8 4 16 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2010-11 23 64 118 1.84 48 289 .242 9 0.14 7 0.11 58 0.91 1 26 27 0.42 139.0 2.2
2011-12 30 113 289 2.56 136 752 .203 2 0.02 0 0.00 64 0.57 8 51 59 0.52 322.5 2.9
2012-13 29 117 412 3.52 176 1049 .225 7 0.06 19 0.16 162 1.38 5 76 81 0.69 474.0 4.1
2013-14 32 114 349 3.06 138 897 .235 9 0.08 1 0.01 105 0.92 4 73 77 0.68 390.5 3.4
Total 114 408 1168 2.86 498 2987 .224 27 0.07 27 0.07 389 0.95 18 226 244 0.60 1326.0 3.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 32 114 349 3.06 138 897 .235 9 0.08 1 0.01 105 0.92 4 73 77 0.68 390.5 3.4
Conference 13 47 155 3.30 45 382 .288 3 0.06 0 0.00 35 0.74 1 32 33 0.70 172.0 3.7
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Home 13 45 150 3.33 49 357 .283 2 0.04 0 0.00 35 0.78 1 24 25 0.56 163.0 3.6
Away 12 46 137 2.98 56 368 .220 3 0.07 0 0.00 43 0.93 2 31 33 0.72 154.5 3.4
Neutral 7 23 62 2.70 33 172 .169 4 0.17 1 0.04 27 1.17 1 18 19 0.83 73.0 3.2

Wins 19 69 232 3.36 82 554 .271 6 0.09 0 0.00 57 0.83 2 44 46 0.67 256.0 3.7
Losses 13 45 117 2.60 56 343 .178 3 0.07 1 0.02 48 1.07 2 29 31 0.69 134.5 3.0

August 3 13 44 3.38 18 97 .268 3 0.23 0 0.00 19 1.46 1 6 7 0.54 48.0 3.7
September 13 43 116 2.70 59 340 .168 3 0.07 1 0.02 42 0.98 2 33 35 0.81 135.5 3.2
October 7 25 73 2.92 24 202 .243 1 0.04 0 0.00 17 0.68 1 18 19 0.76 83.0 3.3
November 8 30 108 3.60 33 242 .310 2 0.07 0 0.00 27 0.90 0 16 16 0.53 116.0 3.9
December 1 3 8 2.67 4 16 .250 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 2.7
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