Sean Morris

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Sean Morris
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1982-09-10) September 10, 1982 (age 34)
Marshfield, Massachusetts
Position Attack
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 190 pounds (86 kg)
NCAA team University of Massachusetts
NLL team
F. Teams
Boston Blazers
San Jose Stealth
MLL Team
F. Teams
Boston Cannons
Chicago Machine
Nationality United States
NLL Draft 77th overall, 2006
Colorado Mammoth
Pro career 2006present
Sean partaking in some of his favorite past times.

Sean Morris (born September 10, 1982 in Marshfield, Massachusetts) is a professional lacrosse player with the Boston Cannons of the Major League Lacrosse, and the Boston Blazers in the National Lacrosse League. He founded Laxachusetts, Legacy Lacrosse, BostonLax.net and has recently launched TheLocker.com.

Amateur career[edit]

Morris played collegiate lacrosse at University of Massachusetts. Morris initially enrolled at Rutgers University, but transferred and played his four years of eligibility at UMass.[1] Morris lead the Minuteman to the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship game in 2006. He was awarded with back to back Eastern College Athletic Conference Player of the Year, and named New England Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006. Morris was also named as one of the five finalist for the Tewaaraton Trophy, awarded to the awarded "Most Outstanding" collegiate lacrosse player in the United States, in 2005 & 2006. In his Senior year, Sean was chosen for Faces in the Crowd by Sports Illustrated for leading the country in points per game.

In high school, Morris was a star running back. Morris was also recognized with the "Al Bundy Award" in 1999 Scoring 5 Touchdowns in one High School Game.

Professional career[edit]

Major League Lacrosse[edit]

Morris was drafted in the First Round (3rd overall) in the 2006 MLL Collegiate Draft by the Major League Lacrosse's Chicago Machine. He played with the Machine during the 2006 and 2007 seasons. He was selected to the MLL All Star Team in 2006.[2] In 2008, Morris was traded to his hometown Boston Cannons.[3]

National Lacrosse League[edit]

Morris was selected by the Colorado Mammoth in the 2007 National Lacrosse League entry draft.[4] Following the 2008 NLL expansion draft, Morris was traded with Casey Cittadino to the Boston Blazers for Brian Langtry.[5] However, before the 2008 NLL season began, the Blazers announced that they would not play in the 2008 season.[6] A dispersal draft was held, and Morris was chosen in the second round by the San Jose Stealth.[7] In his Stealth debut, Morris recorded four points (2 goals, 2 assists),[8] and was awarded "Rookie of the Week" honors.[9]

Team USA[edit]

Morris was selected by the Team USA Indoor in the 2011 for World Games in Prague, Czech Republic. Finished 3rd on the Team in points while earning a Bronze Medal. Morris was selected by the Team USA Outdoor in the 2007 to play reigning National Champion Duke Blue Devils at Disney Wild World of Sports.

Awards[edit]

Statistics[edit]

University of Massachusetts[edit]

   
Season GP G A Pts PPG
2006 18 33 39 72 --
2005 16 44 25 69 --
2004 9 7 17 24 --
2003 10 14 8 22 --
Totals 53 94 89 183 --

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sean Morris is on top of the world.". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  2. ^ "Sean Morris Chicago Machine Player Bio". ChicagoMachine.com. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  3. ^ "Morris, No. 1 pick in draft heading to Boston for three first-rounders". InsideLacrosse.com. May 28, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-30. [dead link]
  4. ^ Philly, R.A. (September 13, 2006). "Stealth doubles up with Benesch, Sorensen atop draft". The Outsider's Guide to the NLL. Retrieved 2007-11-23. 
  5. ^ "Boston Deals Langtry Back To Colorado". NLL.com. July 31, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-23. 
  6. ^ "League Releases New 2008 Schedule". NLL.com. November 2, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-23. 
  7. ^ "Dawson selected first overall by Portland". NLL.com. November 5, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-23. 
  8. ^ "Calgary v. San Jose Boxscore". NLL.com. March 22, 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-24. 
  9. ^ "Watson named Player of the Week". NLL.com. March 26, 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-26.