1 Morgan Bennett
Morgan Bennett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boca Raton, Fla.

High School:
St. Andrews School

Height:
5-6

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
08/25/1983

Experience:
2L



Veteran goalkeeper who is working hard to move up the depth chart and reclaim starting nod after sharing net duties during the spring campaign ... held lead role the first two years, but pressed last fall by senior Sara Johnson and freshman Rebecca Garcia who combined for six starts in logging over 600 minutes ... will look to draw upon experience, consistency and general all-around skills to hold off Garcia and newcomer Devon Collins in competing for starting slot this fall ... dominant player who etched name into Army's record book after earning starting nod as a freshman ... set school single-season mark for goals-against average in registering an 0.42 goals-against average ... mark earned No. 5 spot in the final NCAA statistical rankings and was second in the Patriot League ... instrumental in helping the Black Knights set school record for fewest goals allowed (9), ranking fifth nationally in GAA (0.52) and seventh in shutouts (10) ... ranks second on the school career chart with an 0.85 GAA ... recorded eight solo shutouts in compiling 17-8-1 career record ... boasts 27 career starts, highest among the junior class ... brings a strong physical presence into the net ... good shot blocker and strong in the air ... has ability to come up with the big save ... two-year letterwinner.

2003: Played in 14 of 19 matches, drawing starting assignment in 13 ... recorded a 1.30 goals-against average in forging a 6-6 mark as team coped with injures to several offensive and defensive starters ... registered season high 56 saves along with game-high nine stops against Indiana, rated in the Top 25 in Soccer Buzz' preseason poll, at the Military Academies Classic ... equaled that mark against Navy and Cornell ... ranked fourth in the Patriot League in ERA -- overall and conference (1.19) matches ... started first five games of season in extending career appearances to 19 straight, dating back to freshman year.

2002: Appeared in 15 of 17 games with 14 starts ... took over goalkeeping duties by the fourth game of the season ... earned first collegiate start against Air Force and posted shutout victory in program's 200th win ... broke into the national rankings in first poll of season ... listed ninth and moved as high as No. 2 by mid-October sporting an 0.29 goals-against average and 8-1-1 mark ... ranked fifth in nation at season's end and second in the Patriot League with an 0.49 GAA for a new Army single-season mark ... helped string together a 10-game unbeaten string ... run included six shutouts and personal scoreless streak of 659 minutes ... season-high seven saves recorded in 2-0 win over host Stony Brook ... allowed just three goals over 11-game span in 955 minutes of playing time ... chosen the Patriot League's rookie of the week in late September after leading Army to a pair of conference shutouts of Holy Cross and Lehigh ... started and completed all seven league games en route to compiling an 0.42 GAA ... allowed just three goals in 650 minutes of league play ... involved in nine of Army's 10 blankings and closed out year with seven solo shutouts in compiling an 11-3-1 mark ... collegiate debut came in reserve role against host St. Louis in opening round of the Military Academies Classic.

High School: Played goalkeeper for St. Andrew's School in Boca Raton, Fla. ... four-time all-conference pick ... three-time all-region selection and twice named to the all-state squad ... named the conference and Boca News player of the year as a senior ... a Sun Sentinel all-star selection as well ... also lettered in softball and swimming ... played for Team BOCA, one of the top club teams in the country ... played at the Select level for nine years.

Personal: Given name is Morgan Alyssia Bennett ... born Aug. 25, 1983 ... parents' names are Babette Bennett and David Bowden ... majoring in Economics.

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