Two-year starter in defense and midfield for the Tar Heels • has started all 38 games she has played in the past two years • has battled through injuries both seasons • two-year returning letter winner who started her freshman year on defense, earning multiple conference and national honors • also saw time in the midfield and even subbed in at forward on occasion • played for the U20 National Team in 2010 at the World Cup in Germany.
Sophomore Season (2011)
Played in and started 19 games last year • missed only the season opener at Nebraska • was amongst the team leaders in minutes played with 1,415 • recorded a pair of assists, one in the win over Houston and another on the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory over Clemson • was named a CS360 Primetime Performer of the Week on October 18, 2011 • named the GoHeels.com Tar Heel Performer of the Week on October 18, 2011 after leading UNC to shutouts of Duke and Wake Forest • named by Top Drawer Soccer To Its Preseason Top 100 list for 2011.
Freshman Season (2010)
Merited ACC All-Freshman Team status • second-team Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie Team choice • captured second-team Soccer America All-Freshman Team honors • named to Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week on September 20, 2010 • named to All-Tournament Team at the 2010 ACC Tournament • All-Tournament Team selection at the Duke Nike Classic • started all 19 games she played but missed five games mid-year after being injured late in the Boston College game • played 1950 minutes • assisted on Meghan Klingenberg's game-winning goal in the season opener at Texas A&M • scored her first career against Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals.
ODP, National Teams & Club Soccer
A member of the U18 National Team pool who earned a spot in summer 2010 on the U20 National Team at the World Cup in Germany • played on that U20 Team with fellow Tar Heels Amber Brooks and Crystal Dunn • has been a member of the U15, U17, U18 and U20 National Team pools • member of 2005 Super Y League National Final Select Team • 2005 Super Y League ODP National Team member • 2006 Super Y League ODP National pool member • attended adidas ESP Camp in 2008 where she was named to the All-Star Team and was the Camp MVP • Newark Star Ledger athlete of the week honoree in 2007 • featured in Sports Illustrated magazine in July 2008 • 2007 Region I ODP Team member.
Graduated on June 24, 2010 from Montclair High School • played four years of varsity soccer there as well as two years of lacrosse • also ran track for a year • earned first-team All-League (the NJSIAA) honors all four years in high school • first-team All-Essex County from 2006-09 • N.J. state high school player of the year in 2009 • first-team All-State selection in 2009.
Meagan Alexandra Morris is the daughter of Jackie and Larry Morris • was born May 11, 1992 in Montclair, N.J. • exercise and sports science major • has volunteered with Special Olympics over the last five years while also coaching youth soccer athletes and mentally disabled soccer athletes.
Meg Morris' Career Statistics
Year GP/GS SH G A PTS
2010 19/19 6 1 1 3
2011 19/19 5 0 2 2
Totals 38/38 11 1 3 5
MEG MORRIS' CAREER SCORING GAMES
Date Opponent G A PTS
8/20/2010 Texas A&M 0 1 1
11/3/2010 Virginia Tech (ACC) 1 0 2
2010 TOTALS 1 1 3
8/28/2011 Houston 0 1 1
8/6/2011 Clemson 0 1 1
2011 TOTALS 0 2 2
CAREER TOTALS 1 3 5
|Major:||Exercise & Sports Science|