11 Morgan Fritz-Ward
11 Morgan Fritz-Ward
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mason City, Iowa
High School: Lakeville South/Minnesota Icecats
Position: FORWARD
Last Team: Lakeville South High School

As a Sophomore in 2012-13: Appeared in 33 games in her second year with the Bobcats…Was one of the Bobcats’ most-improved players as she broke out with seven points (two goals, five assists) in 2012-13…Was a main contributor on both of Quinnipiac’s special team units…Finished seventh on the team with 73 shots-on-goal for the season…Was another key factor to the team’s success as the Bobcats were undefeated (5-0-1) in six games in which she tallied at least one point…Scored her first goal of the season on 10/27 in an 8-3 win over Dartmouth…Pressured heavily in the 11/2 matchup against Colgate as she finished with a season-high six shots-on-goal…Registered the first assist of her career on 11/9 against Union…Chipped in two assists on 11/17 against St. Lawrence to finish with her first career multi-point game…Tallied an assist in a victory over UConn on 11/24…Scored her first career power-play goal on 12/1 in a 4-1 victory over Union…Finished the 2/23 matchup against Brown with one assist and a season-high +2 plus/minus rating…Contributed 10 shots-on-goal throughout the ECAC Hockey Quarterfinal series against St. Lawrence including a season-high six on 3/2 against the Saints.

As a Freshman in 2011-12: Saw action in 16 games…Registered one goal on the season…Recorded her first career goal in a 4-1 win over Colgate on 1/14.

Before Quinnipiac: Attended Mason City High School in 2007-08 and graduated from Lakeville South High School in Minnesota in 2011…Ran track in 2007-08 and cross country from 2007 through 2009…Played softball in 2009-10, hockey from 2009 through 2011, and played lacrosse in 2010-11…Was a Star Tribune All-Metro Third-Team member…Was a Minnesota Girls Hockey Coaches Association (MGHCA) All-State honorable mention…Named to the MGHCA Academic All-State and All-Conference teams…Was a Pioneer Press All-State honorable mention…Was the captain of her team and won the offensive player of the year award…Was a member of the Upper Midwest Hockey League where she won MVP…Awarded Outstanding Academic Performance Awards in communications, social studies and science…Honored as a Lake Conference Scholar and an Iowa Girls High School  Athletic Union Excellence in Academic Achievement award.

Personal: A native of Mason City, Iowa…Daughter of John and Anne…Has a twin brother Zachary, and a younger brother, J.D…Plans to major in health science.

2012-13 Season Highs                                              Career Highs
Goals: 1, twice                                                             Goals: 1, three times
Assists: 2, 11/17/13 vs. St. Lawrence                          Assists: 2, 11/17/13 vs. St. Lawrence
Points: 2, 11/17/13 vs. St. Lawrence                           Points: 2, 11/17/13 vs. St. Lawrence