2019 Morgan Merritt

Menchville sophomore Morgan Merritt
commits to JMU!

PLAYER NAME: Morgan Merritt


HIGH SCHOOL:  Menchville High School (VA)

CLUB: Focus FH

POSITION: Midfield/Defense

COLLEGE CHOICE: James Madison University (Division I – Colonial Athletic Association)

JMU IN 2016: Finished 13-7, CAA Tournament Runner-Up (lost to Delaware in final 4-1), NR in Final Coaches Poll, #23 in Final NCAA RPI Rankings

OTHER COLLEGES CONSIDERED: Ohio State, Kent State, Delaware


WHY DID YOU CHOOSE JMU?  “Each time I attended a clinic or camp at JMU I felt like I belonged there. The coaching staff and players are so close it really feels like a family. There was always a positive energy each time I was on campus.”

ANYONE YOU WOULD LIKE TO THANK?  “My parents for all of their support in helping me achieve my goals as a player and a person. Coach Moura at Christopher Newport University and Stick Power Field Hockey for teaching me the game. My coaches at Focus, Kristen McCann and Quan Nim Anderson for pushing me physically and making me a student of the game. And my High School Coach Nicole Kuykendall for teaching me how to lead and pushing me to do my best.”