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Sammie  Morton
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Sammie Morton

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie High School

Height:
5-10

Position:
Midfield

Major:
Business


BEFORE DENVER:

  • Was a five year varsity starter
  • All-American in 2016 and 2017
  • All-State First Team in 2016 and 2017
  • All-State Tournament Team in 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • All-Lake Conference in 2016 and 2017 and was Honorable Mention in 2015
  • All-Metro Team in 2016 and 2017
  • Ms. Lacrosse finalist in 2017
  • Won Star Tribune Player of the Week in 2017
  • Named team captain in 2017
  • Named 2017 EPHS Best Attack
  • Played for the All-America Tournament Midwest team in 2014
  • Won three state championships (2015-17), was runner-up and had a third-place finish
  • Recorded 217 goals, 66 assists, 283 career points, 98 ground balls and 198 draw controls in high school
  • Named to the All-Tournament Team and was voted team captain of the hockey team in 2017
  • Won the hockey state championship in 2016, and finished in third-place in 2014

PERSONAL:

  • Born Sept. 14, 1998 in Eden Prairie, Minn.
  • Daughter of Chris and Mike.
  • Has an older brother, John.
  • Chose Denver because she loved the atmosphere on campus and the competitive lacrosse program. It felt right when she stepped on campus. 
  • Is most looking forward to playing lacrosse at a Division I level and playing with a great group of girls.
  • Superstitions include doing her hair before each game.
  • Most memorable lacrosse moment to date has been winning the state championship as a sophomore for the first time.
  • Most memorable non-lacrosse moment has been winning the state high school hockey championship.
  • Sports goal is to contribute to the team and to put together winning seasons.
  • Career goal is to be a nurse.
  • Hobbies include making jewelry
  • Vounteers with a local memory care facility
  • Intends to major in business.

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