8 Morgan Doherty
8 Morgan Doherty
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Playa Del Rey, Calif.
High School: Notre Dame Academy
Position: L/DS
Major: Communications
College: 1V


AS A SENIOR IN 2010: Played in 35 sets, collecting 1.06 dpg ... play was limited as a defensive specialist at times due to nagging injuries ... collected season-high nine digs vs. DePaul (Sept. 15) ... had five digs twice: vs. CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 11) and vs. No. 20 Delaware (Sept. 19).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: Passed one ball against CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 5) ... played against Seattle University (Sept. 19) ... scored one kill against USD (Oct. 10).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Saw action in one match ... made her first collegiate appearance against San Jose State (Oct. 21), registering one dig

AT NOTRE DAME ACADEMY: A 2007 graduate of Notre Dame Academy in Los Angeles, Calif. ... played volleyball for coaches Tom Brenner and Aaron Gopen ... also played soccer and ran track ... captained the varsity team her senior year and led her team to the CIF playoffs ... won the CIF Division IIIA championship in 2006 ... captained her track team as a junior and senior ... was a CIF Finalist all four years in track ... participated in the 400m, 4x4 relay, 300m hurdles and 100m hurdles ... holds the school record for 300m hurdles ... was a member of H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Everywhere).

PERSONAL: Daughter of Kelly and Thalia Doherty ... both parents are graduates of and former student-athletes at Santa Clara ... has two sisters Kendall (SCU '08) and Cailin, and a brother Conor ... both mom and sister Kendall played soccer for Santa Clara ... father played football for the Broncos ... other family members are also former collegiate athletes: two uncles played football at Notre Dame, while a cousin played football at San Diego and another cousin played soccer at Georgetown ... when not on the court, enjoys cooking, traveling, going to the beach, wakeboarding and snowboarding ... aspires to work in the journalism and public relation fields after graduation ... major is communications.