Morgan Lloyd Sorensen Athlete Profile

#1 Morgan Lloyd Sorensen

Morgan Lloyd Sorensen
Position: Libero Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2008-2009 Hometown: Pleasant Grove, UT Last School: SLCommunity College

Personal

Parents are Kalyn and Jeanne Lloyd ... got married in the winter of 2009 to Josh Sorensen ... has five sisters and one brother ... younger sisters play volleyball for the High Country and Summit volleyball clubs as well as Pleasant Grove High School ... enjoys riding horses, wake boarding, knee boarding and tubing ... loves any book by John Grisham ... sports heroes are Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods because they just love to play ... participated in the 2003-04 Utah-Moscow Games, traveling to Russia to represent Utah and play volleyball ... majoring in nutrition.

Before BYU

Salt Lake Community College: Played two seasons at Salt Lake Community College under current BYU head coach Shay Goulding ... named All-Region 18 First Team in 2007 after averaging 4.13 digs per game, which led the Scenic West Athletic Conference ... also posted 0.61 aces per game while playing in all 46 matches ... helped her team to a 44-2 record in 2007 and a third-place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament ... was second in the SWAC with 3.56 dpg and sixth with 0.42 aces per contest as a freshman in 2006 ... team finished 13th at nationals ... named to the Dean's List both years while earning Academic All-Region 18 as a freshman.
Club: Played for the High Country Volleyball Club under head coach Kim Norman ... team finished fifth nationally in 2003 and ninth in 2005 at the Junior Olympics.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Pleasant Grove High School under head coach Michael Daniel ... earned team defensive honors as a junior and senior ... helped her team finish second in the state during her sophomore and junior seasons while winning the state title as a senior ... member of the Seminary Council ... earned academic excellence in math and physical education.

Stats

CAREER MATCH HIGHS
KILLS: 1 (three times)
HITTING PERCENTAGE: 1.000 (twice)
ASSISTS: 5 at Wyoming, 10/17/09
ACES: 4 (twice)
DIGS: 24 (twice)
YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS
Year MP-GP K E A Pct. Ast. SA SE RE Dig BS BA TB BE BHE
2008 26-95 3 0 6 .500 29 24 30 27 218 0 0 0 0 0
2009 29-110 1 5 21 -.190 43 24 42 31 350 0 0 0 0 2
Total 55-205 4 5 27 -.037 72 48 72 58 568 0 0 0 0 2



2008 | Junior Year

Played in every match and set in her first season with the Cougars after transferring from Salt Lake Community College ... tallied three kills, 29 assists, 24 aces and 218 digs ... led BYU and was tied for fourth in the Mountain West Conference with 0.25 aces per set ... was third on the team in digs per set at 2.29 ... tallied double-digit digs in 10 matches and led the team in digs eight times, helping the Cougars go 6-2 in those matches ... started at the libero position for the first half of the season and finished the year as the defensive specialist ... began her Cougar career averaging 3.67 digs and 0.50 aces per set in the BYU Molten Classic ... notched a match-high 14 digs in the season-opener against Utah State before tallying her first kill of the year against Tulane to go along with 11 digs ... posted season highs of four aces and 19 digs against Missouri to help the Cougars secure the tournament title ... improved her defensive play the next weekend to average 4.08 dps at the Texas A&M Invitational with 16 digs against both Siena and American and 17 against the host Aggies ... began the InnTowner Invitational with three aces and 18 digs against Boise State ... also posted double-digit digs at then-No. 14 Wisconsin (12), at Wyoming (13) and against Utah (12) ... tallied three aces at Wyoming and at UNLV ... named Academic All-MWC.

2009 | Senior Year

Played in all 29 matches and 110 sets in her final season as a Cougar ... named to the Academic All-Mountain West Conference team ... tallied one kill, 43 assists, 24 service aces and 350 digs ... tied for the most service aces and on the season and tied for second in the most assists ... led the team in digs, with 59 more digs than any other Cougar ... was seventh in the MWC with 3.50 digs per set ... was tied for fifth on the MWC for service aces, averaging .22 per set ... earned a spot on the all-time single-match (four games) dig record list with 21 digs against Virginia ... tallied a season- and career-high 24 digs against No. 23 Kansas State and Utah ... tied her career-high four aces at SDSU ... chalked up a season- and career-high five assists at Wyoming ... earned her only kill on the season in the first match of the season against Ole Miss, hitting at .500 with two attempts ... earned double-digit digs in 19 matches, including five matches over 20 digs.