16 - Kirsten Morrison
Kirsten Morrison
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Reading, Mass.
High School: North Reading
Position: MH
m 37
k/s 1.95
h % .271
a/s 0.06
b/s 0.63
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.45

2013 Was named a Little East Conference Second Team selection … Recorded a combined 248 kills during her junior campaign … Averaged 1.95 kills per game, which was third best on the team … Opened the season with a 10 kill performance against nationally-ranked Augsburg College on August 30 at the Colorado College Invitational … Hit a season-high 12 kills on 27 attempts (.370 hitting percentage) in the 3-2 win over Keene State College on September 11 … At the net she finished third on the team in total blocks with 80 … Finished third on the team in block assists with 67, while she finished tied for third in solo blocks with 13 … Recorded 26 kills respectively during the NCAA Regional Tournament at Williams College to earn a spot on the All-Tournament Team … Hit .429 in the semi-final round of the regional tournament to lead the Beacons to a 3-1 win over Roger Williams University on November 16 … Recorded 10 kills on 22 attempts without surrendering an error (.455 hitting percentage) against Connecticut College on September 28 … At the net she recorded one solo block and four block assists on three different occasions … Earned a pair of solo blocks in the Little East Conference win over Eastern Connecticut State University on October 22 … Totaled two solo blocks and three block assists in the come-from-behind conference win over Keene State College. 

2012 Named a Little East Conference Second Team All-Conference selection … Avearged 1.61 kills and 2.01 points per game in her sophomore season … Appeared in 114 of the possible 118 games played in 2012 … Recorded a season-high 12 kills on 30 attempts (.267 hitting percentage) in the five game win over Endicott College on October 13 … Finished with 11 kills at Plymouth State University on October 23 … Finished with a team-high 10 kills in the NCAA Championship Tournament Quarterfinal match against Christopher Newport University on November 15 … Recorded a season-best six digs against MIT in the first round match of the NCAA Regional Tournament against MIT on November 9 … Threw down a career-high five block assists in the five-set win over Wellesley College on September 28 … Finished with nine block assists and nine digs in the NCAA Regional Tournament … Also had four block assists in the NCAA Championship Tournament match against Christopher Newport … Recorded a streak of five matches with at-least two block assists or more … Earned a pair of solo blocks and four block assists in the 3-2 win over Endicott College in the 2012 Beacons Invitational Tournament.

2011 Named Little East Conference Rookie of the Year and Second Team All-Conference … Appeared in all but one match (32) in her freshman season … Ranked fourth on the squad with 2.41 points per set … Ended the season with a .327 attack percentage (third highest) … Scored a combined 198 kills on 450 attempts … Finished second on the team in block solos with 21 and third in block assists with 55 …  Averaged 0.71 blocks per set … Named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week on October 17 and on September 12 … Recorded a career-best 13 kills and .765 hitting percentage in the five-set win over MIT in the championship match of the Engineer Classic in Cambridge, MA … Recorded her first double-figure in kills with 10 in the 3-0 win over Schreiner University (TX) on September 9 at the Endicott College Invitational … Totaled a career-best five block assists on three different occasions … Managed at-least one solo block in 16 matches.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Three-sport (volleyball, basketball, softball) athlete at North Reading High School ... Four-year starter on the varsity volleyball team ... Named team captain in 2010 ... Boston Herald All-Scholastic honoree in 2009-10 ... Named team MVP, All-League, League MVP, and Player of the Year in 2010 ... Member of the 2007 Division III State Championship volleyball squad and 2008 Division III State Runner-ups ... Born on September 9, 1992 ... Daughter of Pam and Jack Morrison ... Has three siblings Erik, Caitlin, and Ryan ... Majoring in Exercise Health Sciences … Also a member of the UMass Boston Women’s Basketball team, and was named the program’s first D3Hoops.com Northeast Region Rookie of the Year in 2012.

 

Recent Games
Nov 9 Western Connecticut State University W, 3-0
Nov 10 Keene State College W, 3-1
Nov 15 vs. Wellesley College W, 3-0
Nov 16 vs. Roger Williams University W, 3-1
Nov 17 at Williams College W, 3-1
Nov 21 vs. Calvin College L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 37 7
Sets 127 20
Kills 248 44
Kills per set 1.95 2.20
Errors 78 10
Total Attacks 628 95
Hitting Percentage .271 .358
Assists 8 1
Assists per set 0.06 0.05
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 57 8
Digs per set 0.45 0.40
Block Solo 13 4
Block Assist 67 12
Block Total 80 16
Blocks per set 0.63 0.80
Block Errors 3 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 294.5 54.0
Points per set 2.3 2.7
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Augsburg College (Minn.) L, 3-1 4 10 3 26 .269 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Aug 30 at Colorado College L, 3-0 2 1 3 17 -.118 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
Aug 31 vs. Central College (Iowa) W, 3-0 3 8 3 20 .250 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 10.0
Aug 31 vs. Pacific University (Ore.) W, 3-2 5 8 3 23 .217 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 5 0 11.0
Sep 6 vs. Roger Williams University L, 3-0 3 1 1 12 .000 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 6 vs. Sage College (N.Y.) W, 3-1 4 6 4 16 .125 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 7 vs. Bowdoin College L, 3-2 5 5 4 18 .056 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 7 vs. Eastern University (Pa.) L, 3-0 3 5 1 15 .267 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 11 Keene State College W, 3-2 5 12 2 27 .370 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 5 0 15.5
Sep 20 vs. Rochester Institute of Technology W, 3-0 3 3 1 8 .250 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 4.5
Sep 20 vs. SUNY New Paltz L, 3-1 4 5 5 15 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 21 at NYU L, 3-1 4 3 6 13 -.231 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Sep 21 vs. DeSales University W, 3-1 4 5 1 15 .267 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Sep 26 at Rhode Island College W, 3-0 2 3 1 5 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 28 vs. Connecticut College W, 3-1 4 10 0 22 .455 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 28 at Tufts University L, 3-1 4 6 5 13 .077 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Oct 3 Wellesley College L, 3-0 3 9 2 17 .412 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 8 at University of Southern Maine W, 3-0 3 5 1 11 .364 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 11 Trinity College (Conn.) W, 3-0 3 4 0 12 .333 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 5.5
Oct 12 Endicott College L, 3-1 4 6 4 13 .154 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Oct 12 vs. Haverford College (Pa.) L, 3-2 5 11 1 29 .345 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Oct 13 Babson College W, 3-0 3 7 2 13 .385 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 8.5
Oct 13 Colby-Sawyer College L, 3-0 2 2 0 8 .250 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 3.5
Oct 15 UMass Dartmouth W, 3-0 1 2 1 5 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Oct 18 vs. Rivier University W, 3-0 2 9 0 13 .692 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Oct 19 vs. Western New England University W, 3-0 3 9 1 22 .364 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 19 at MIT L, 3-1 4 11 3 23 .348 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 12.0
Oct 22 at Eastern Connecticut State University W, 3-0 3 10 0 17 .588 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 26 at Western Connecticut State University W, 3-0 3 3 4 14 -.071 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Oct 26 vs. Clark University (Mass.) L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Plymouth State University W, 3-0 3 9 1 16 .500 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Nov 1 at Roger Williams University W, 3-1 4 9 2 31 .226 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 5 0 12.0
Nov 2 vs. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Vassar College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Western Connecticut State University W, 3-0 3 9 1 18 .444 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Nov 10 Keene State College W, 3-1 4 7 2 24 .208 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Nov 15 vs. Wellesley College W, 3-0 3 6 3 16 .188 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Nov 16 vs. Roger Williams University W, 3-1 4 10 1 21 .429 1 0 0 0 7 1 4 0 5 0 13.0
Nov 17 at Williams College W, 3-1 4 10 3 22 .318 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 3 0 11.5
Nov 21 vs. Calvin College L, 3-1 4 9 3 18 .333 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2011-12 12 40 71 1.78 20 172 .297 0 0.00 7 0.18 11 0.28 8 22 30 0.75 97.0 2.4
2012-13 32 114 183 1.61 74 492 .222 22 0.19 4 0.04 35 0.31 13 58 71 0.62 229.0 2.0
2013-14 37 127 248 1.95 78 628 .271 8 0.06 0 0.00 57 0.45 13 67 80 0.63 294.5 2.3
2014-15 2 7 11 1.57 7 35 .114 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.14 0 1 1 0.14 11.5 1.6
Total 83 288 513 1.78 179 1327 .252 30 0.10 11 0.04 104 0.36 34 148 182 0.63 632.0 2.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 37 127 248 1.95 78 628 .271 8 0.06 0 0.00 57 0.45 13 67 80 0.63 294.5 2.3
Conference 7 20 44 2.20 10 95 .358 1 0.05 0 0.00 8 0.40 4 12 16 0.80 54.0 2.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 10 31 67 2.16 15 153 .340 1 0.03 0 0.00 18 0.58 5 16 21 0.68 80.0 2.6
Away 10 33 61 1.85 28 166 .199 2 0.06 0 0.00 15 0.45 3 21 24 0.73 74.5 2.3
Neutral 17 63 120 1.90 35 309 .275 5 0.08 0 0.00 24 0.38 5 30 35 0.56 140.0 2.2

Wins 23 76 164 2.16 37 391 .325 4 0.05 0 0.00 40 0.53 12 43 55 0.72 197.5 2.6
Losses 14 51 84 1.65 41 237 .181 4 0.08 0 0.00 17 0.33 1 24 25 0.49 97.0 1.9