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Morgan Stearns

GK
Position
5'10''
Height
Freshman
Class
San Antonio, Texas
Hometown
Johnson
High School

CAREER NOTES:
• Set school record for wins with 69-10-6 career record
• Set school record for consecutive shutout minutes by a keeper with 705 (11/13/15 – 9/11/16)
• Second in career shutouts with 33

2016
• Started all 22 matches
• Posted a 15-5-2 record in goal
• Tallied eight solo shutouts and three combined shutouts
• Posted shutouts of Liberty (8/19), George Mason (9/21), Oklahoma (9/2), #25 Pepperdine (9/4),
Richmond (9/8), #17 Virginia Tech (9/16), #20 Notre Dame (10/9), and Penn State (11/18)
• Tallied a season-high six saves in a 1-1 draw at #3 Florida State (9/25)
• Named a CoSIDA Academic All-District selection
• Named to the ACC Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team
• Earned ACC Postgraduate Scholarship

2015 SEASON
• Appeared in all 23 games and started 15 games in goal this season
• Moved into starting role vs. #6 Notre Dame (9/24)
• Played second half in first eight games of 2015
• Picked up wins: at #8 UCLA, vs. #19 Duke, at #5 Clemson, at Wake , at Boston College, Louisville, #1 FSU, at NC State, at Pitt , vs. #6 Clemson, Howard, #11 USC
• Took the loss vs. #6 Notre Dame (9/24)
• Draws came at #19 Pepperdine (9/6), vs. #4 FSU (11/8)
• Posted a season-high 6 saves vs. #19 Duke (9/27) and matched it vs. #11 USC  (11/22)
• Had eight solo shutouts (eight combined)
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014 SEASON
• First-Team VaSID All-State
• Started 25 games in goal this season
• Had a school-record 23 wins
• Had a 357-minute shutout streak to open season
• Shutouts vs. Villanova, Alabama, Wake, Virginia Tech, North Carolina and Rutgers
• Career-high seven saves vs. FSU in ACC final
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEASON
• First-Team Soccer America All-Freshman
• ACC All-Freshman Team
• Second-Team VaSID All-State
• Started 21 games in goal
• Had a 0.66 goals against average and a .729 save percentage
• Has nine shutouts, including five in ACC play
• Two shutouts in NCAA Tournament
• Posted first career shutout vs. Santa Clara
• Had two shutout streaks of over 350 minutes
• 21 starts are the most in goal by a true freshman in UVa history
• 19 wins are a school record for wins in a season

INTERNATIONAL
• Current member of the US U-20 National Team
• Member of the 2012 US U-17 World Cup Team
• Also represented US at the U-15 level

PREP & CLUB
• 2012 and 2013 NSCAA All-American
• 2013 All-State Team
• Two-time All-District and All-City
• Led Johnson HS to 2013 State semifinals
• Also played high school basketball
• Member of McLean Power club that won the 2012 ECNL B-Flight National Championship

PERSONAL
• Morgan Leigh Stearns
• Daughter of Chris and Laurel Stearns
• Has a younger sister, Amber, and a younger brother, Luke
• Father played football at Virginia (1987-90) and signed with the Washington Redskins
• Mother and grandfather also attended Virginia

CAREER STATISTICS