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IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

13 Morgan Cheek
13 Morgan Cheek
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Year: Sr
Hometown: Wellesley, Mass.
High School: Noble and Greenough
Position: A
Major: History of Science
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Career Highs
Goals:
9, vs Brown, May 6, 2016
Assists:
 8, vs. Boston University, March 20, 2018
Points: 13, vs. Boston University, March 20, 2018
Ground Balls: 4, four times
Caused Turnovers: 2, vs. Massachusetts, Feb. 25, 2017

Selected in third round of 2018 Major League Lacrosse Draft by the Charlotte Hounds.

2018 (Senior):
All-Ivy League second team … All-New England first team … US Lacrosse National Player of the Week (March 26) … Baltimore Sun National Player of the Week (March 26) … Inside Lacrosse Midseason All-America honorable mention … USILA Team of the Week (March 27) … Tewaaraton Award watch list … NEILA Preseason first team … Ivy League honor roll (Feb. 26, March 5, 26, April 16, 30) … Became the fifth player in program history to reach 200 career points, also ranks sixth in program history with 105 career goals and fifth with 95 assists … Started all 13 games at attack, finishing with 25 goals and 34 assists for 59 points … Also pitched in 16 ground balls … Closed career on a 44-game point streak … Tallied six points in back-to-back games, scoring once with five assists against Holy Cross (Feb. 20) and scoring three times with three assists at Massachusetts (Feb. 24) … Broke the program record for points in a game with 13 against Boston University (March 20), scoring five times, including the OT game-winner, with a program-record eight assists … Scored with four assists in a win over Dartmouth (March 24) … Scored twice against Albany (March 28), Cornell (April 7) and Princeton (April 21), dished three assists against the Big Red … Tallied hat tricks against Penn (April 14) and Yale (April 28).

2017 (Junior):
Second team All-Ivy League honoree … Tewaaraton Award Watch List … Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America honorable mention … NEILA Preseason All-New England second team … Ranked fourth in the Ancient Eight and seventh in the country in points per game (5.15) … Finished fourth in the league and ninth in the country in assists per game (2.31) and third in the Ivy League and 10th in the NCAA in goals per game (2.85) … Owns a 31-game point streak beginning his freshman year … Totaled eight hat tricks on the year … Registered seven points on four goals and three assists against UMass Lowell (Feb. 18) … In the win over UMass (Feb. 25), posted nine points on four goals and a personal-best five assists … Found the back of the net five times for six total points against Vermont (March 4) … In the win over Dartmouth (March 25), scored four goals and dished out four assists … Posted five goals against Penn (April 15) … In the 9-8 win over No. 11 Yale, totaled six points on two goals and four helpers. 

2016 (Sophomore):
Named All-Ivy League second team ... Scored three goals and collected two ground balls versus Villanova (Feb. 20) ... Recorded three points (1g, 2a), picked up two ground balls, and caused one turnover versus Holy Cross (Feb. 23) ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week (Feb. 23) ...  Tallied a career-high six points (1g, 5a) and picked up one ground ball at UMass (Feb. 27) ... Matched his career-high six points (3g, 3a), scooped up two ground balls, and caused one turnover versus Duke (March 5) ... Recorded two goals and two ground balls at Bryant (March 8) ... Netted two goals and dished out one assist at Penn State (March 12) ... Netted one goal and picked up two ground balls versus Brown (March 19) ... Recorded four points (2g, 2a) and four ground balls versus Boston University (March 22) ... Tallied five points (2g, 3a), one ground ball, and one caused turnover versus Dartmouth (March 26) ... Scored one goal and collected three ground balls at Albany (March 30) ... Recorded one goal, two assists, and four ground balls at Cornell (April 9) ... Recorded six points (3g, 3a) while scooping up two ground balls at Penn (April 16) ... Dished out one assist and collected four ground balls versus Princeton (April 23) ... Scored a career-high four goals and picked up two ground balls at Yale (April 30) ... Named to the Ivy League Honor Roll (May 2) ... Tallied 10 points (9g, 1a) and scooped two gound balls versus Brown (May 6) ... Recorded one goal, one assist, and two ground balls versus Yale (May 8).

2015 (Freshman):
Handed out one assist against Duke (Feb. 28) … Dished out one assist, recovered three ground balls and went 6-of-10 at the face off X against Quinnipiac (March 3) ... Dished out two assists, recovered three ground balls, caused one turnover and went 1-of-8 at the face off X at Holy Cross (March 9) ... Scored one goal at UNC (March 17) ... Picked up one ground ball at Dartmouth (March 21) ... Scored one goal against Cornell (April 4) … Dished out one assist at Boston University (April 7) ... Recovered one ground ball against Penn (April 11) … Scored a team-high three goals, contributed two assists and caused one turnover at Princeton (April 17) ... Notched two goals against Yale (April 25).

Before Harvard:
Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Noble and Greenough …Captained lacrosse team senior year … As a senior, named US Lacrosse All-American, ISL Player of the Year and The Boston Globe All-Scholastic … Named first team All-ISL three straight years … Two-time Arnold Bowl recipient for overall contribution to the team … Led Noble and Greenough in scoring as a sophomore, junior and senior … Played club lacrosse for Laxachusetts Lacrosse … Also earned four varsity letters in soccer and helped the team to back-to-back ISL Championships in 2010 and 2011 … Captained soccer team senior year … Named a NEPSAC Senior All-Star and first team All-ISL in 2013, and was awarded the Weiss Bowl for effort and contribution to the team … Led the soccer team in scoring as a junior and senior … Mother, Charlotte Joslin ’90,was the first female athlete in Ivy League history to earn First Team All-Ivy honors in three unrelated sports – field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse – and helped Harvard’s women’s lacrosse team to its first national championship in 1990 … Father, Leslie Cheek IV ’88, played JV hockey at Harvard and grandfather, Jim Joslin ’57, earned three varsity letters in football … Grandfather, Leslie Cheek III ’63, also graduated from the College.

Recent Games
Mar 24 Dartmouth W, 10-8
Mar 28 at No. 1/1 Albany L, 14-6
Apr 7 at No. 13/10 Cornell L, 15-11
Apr 14 at Penn L, 11-7
Apr 21 Princeton L, 15-10
Apr 28 at No. 2/1 Yale L, 16-8
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 6
Points 59 23
Goals 25 11
Assists 34 12
Man-up goals 1 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 16 7
Turnovers 28 14
Caused turnovers 2 0
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 120 47
Shooting percentage 20.8 23.4
Shots on goal 62 25
Shots on goal percentage 51.7 53.2
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 17 UMass Lowell W, 10-9 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0-0 8 0.0 5 62.5
Feb 20 Holy Cross L, 10-9 1 5 6 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 7 14.3 2 28.6
Feb 24 at Massachusetts W, 16-11 3 3 6 1 0 1 2 0 0-0 12 25.0 6 50.0
Mar 3 Hartford W, 14-10 2 3 5 0 0 3 2 1 0-0 11 18.2 8 72.7
Mar 10 at Providence W, 11-8 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 9 11.1 3 33.3
Mar 17 Brown W, 10-8 0 3 3 0 0 1 3 0 0-0 6 0.0 3 50.0
Mar 20 Boston University W, 19-18 5 8 13 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 14 35.7 9 64.3
Mar 24 Dartmouth W, 10-8 1 4 5 0 0 2 2 0 0-0 6 16.7 4 66.7
Mar 28 at No. 1/1 Albany L, 14-6 2 1 3 0 0 1 4 0 0-0 12 16.7 4 33.3
Apr 7 at No. 13/10 Cornell L, 15-11 2 3 5 0 0 0 3 0 0-0 10 20.0 5 50.0
Apr 14 at Penn L, 11-7 3 1 4 0 0 2 2 0 0-0 10 30.0 6 60.0
Apr 21 Princeton L, 15-10 2 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 9 22.2 3 33.3
Apr 28 at No. 2/1 Yale L, 16-8 3 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 6 50.0 4 66.7
May 24 Princeton   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2014-15 12 2 7 7 14 0 0 8 9 2 8-22 24 29.2 18 75.0
2015-16 16 15 36 24 60 5 1 35 29 3 0-0 100 36.0 73 73.0
2016-17 13 13 37 30 67 2 0 27 36 4 3-8 91 40.7 58 63.7
2017-18 13 13 25 34 59 1 0 16 28 2 0-0 120 20.8 62 51.7
Total 54 43 105 95 200 8 1 86 102 11 11-30 335 31.3 211 63.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 13 13 25 34 59 1 0 16 28 2 0-0 120 20.8 62 51.7
Conference 6 6 11 12 23 0 0 7 14 0 0-0 47 23.4 25 53.2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 7 7 11 25 36 0 0 10 13 2 0-0 61 18.0 34 55.7
Away 6 6 14 9 23 1 0 6 15 0 0-0 59 23.7 28 47.5
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 7 7 12 23 35 1 0 10 14 2 0-0 66 18.2 38 57.6
Losses 6 6 13 11 24 0 0 6 14 0 0-0 54 24.1 24 44.4
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February 3 3 4 9 13 1 0 2 6 1 0-0 27 14.8 13 48.1
March 6 6 11 20 31 0 0 10 13 1 0-0 58 19.0 31 53.4
April 4 4 10 5 15 0 0 4 9 0 0-0 35 28.6 18 51.4

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS