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Stephen Morrissey
Stephen Morrissey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin, Tenn.

High School:
Battle Ground Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
Midfield


2010
Started all 22 games ... Named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team, the C-USA All-Tournament Team and the Gamecock Classic All-Tournament Team ... Enjoyed best season in Garnet and Black, scoring three goals, including two game winners, while adding five assists for 11 points on the year ... Posted 25 shots, including eight on goal ... Scored game-winning penalty kick to propel South Carolina to 2010 Conference USA Tournament title ... First assist of the season came in 2-2 tie vs. Iona (Sept. 17) ... Tallied two shots and one assist in 1-1 tie vs. UCF (Oct. 16) ... Posted three goals and three assists in final eight games of the season ... Scored first goal of the year in 1-0 win over FIU (Oct. 27) ... Followed with assist in 3-0 win over Memphis (Oct. 31) ... Tallied goal vs. UAB in quarterfinal round of C-USA Tournament (Nov. 10) ... Followed with assist on Will Traynor's game winner vs. SMU (Nov. 12) to advance to C-USA Tournament title game ... Connected on penalty kick in 107th minute vs. Tulsa in Conference USA Tournament finals to secure 1-0 win for South Carolina ... Along with JP Rafferty, earned assist on game winner vs. Duke in second round of NCAA Tournament ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2009
Saw action in all 18 contests with 17 starts ... Collected one assist on the season, while adding 14 shots ... Lone assist came on game-winning tally in 1-0 victory over archrival Clemson (Sept. 4) ... Posted a season-high three shots in 0-0 tie vs. No. 25 Northwestern (Sept. 18) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also received the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above ... Also named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2008
Saw action in all 19 contests with 16 starts as a true freshman ... Selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman squad ... Tallied one goal and one assist, while posting 11 shots ... Recorded his lone goal of the year in 3-1 loss to No. 15 North Carolina (Sept. 5) during the Wake Forest Deacon Classic ... Made first start of his career against defending national champion Wake Forest ... Recorded one assist in 4-0 win versus Davidson (Sept. 27) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also received the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above ... Member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-College
Named the 2008 Gatorade State of Tennessee Player of the Year ... 2007 NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) adidas High School All-South Region ... Tennessean All-Midstate First Team, TWSA All-State Team for division III ... Played club soccer for the Tennessee Futbol Club and coach Ajit Korgaokar ... Helped lead team to five state championships in club soccer ... Played for coach Rob Mitchell at Battle Ground Academy ... Team earned 2006 Division II state high school soccer championship ... Selected to all-state team, 2006-07 ... Also played basketball and ran track during prep career.

Personal
Son of Steve and Laura Morrissey ... Sister, Katie Morrissey, played soccer at Tennessee Tech ... An accounting major.