2 Gillian Morgan
2 Gillian Morgan
Birth Date: 06/23/1987
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Rio Americano HS
Position: Utility
UC Santa Barbara
2008: For the second consecutive year, led UCSB in scoring with 50 goals on the season...Ranked 12th in the MPSF with an average of 1.85 goals per game...Scored a career-high five goals in an overtime win over Cal State Bakersfield (Feb. 2) during the season-opening Bakersfield Tournament...Had four goals on four occasions and posted 16 multiple-goal games...Longest scoring streak was seven straight games spanning from Feb. 10 thru Feb. 24...Was third on the team with 17 assists and second for steals with 18...Additionally earned 19 penalties or ejections, ranking fourth on the team...Is tied for third all-time amongst Gaucho career goal leaders with 122 scored in the blue and gold. 2007: Led UCSB in scoring with a season total of 49 goals...Scored a season-high four goals against Long Beach State (Apr. 4)...Notched a team-leading 16-game scoring streak between Mar. 11 and Apr. 21...Tallied six goals during the MPSF Tournament, including a hat trick against Arizona State (Apr. 28)...Also finished with a season total of 18 assists and 27 steals. 2006: Led all freshmen with 23 goals on the season, good for fourth on the team...Also tallied three assists and 13 steals...Scored four goals on first day of competition with the Gauchos in 12-4 win over Cal State San Bernardino (Feb. 4)...Went on to post four multi-goal games including hat tricks against Long Beach State (Apr. 1) and Cal State Northridge (Apr. 28). High School
Named All-league, All-CIF, All-Metro and team MVP her senior year at Rio Americano High School...Earned All-Capital Athletic League First Team selection her junior and sophomore years...Named All-CIF First Team her junior year and All-CIF Second Team her sophomore year...Set school records for most goals scored in a season at 112 and most career goals at 272...Helped her team to league championships in 2002, 2003, and 2004...Coached by Rafael Ruano...Played for American River Water Polo Club...Was a 2004 Junior National All-American. Personal
Gillian Morgan was born on June 23, 1987 in Stockton, Calif....Parents are Mark and Shelley Morgan...Has an older brother, Van, and an older sister, Whitney, who played at USC...Is a communication major at UCSB...Aspires to go into marketing or public relations.