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Player Profiles



Morgan                             Leach
Morgan
Leach
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
High School: First Colonial
Sport: Rowing

Biography

At West Virginia (2012-13)
  • Coxed the Varsity 4+ crew to a fifth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship
  • Placed fifth in the Varsity 4+ Petite Final at the Conference USA Championship
  • Earned third place in Second Varsity 8+ competition against Alabama and UCF
  • Coxed the Varsity 4+ ‘C’ and Varsity 8+ ‘A’ crews during the fall season
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team
At West Virginia (2011-12)
  • Led the Varsity 8+ to a gold-medal finish at the Head of the Ohio and to a second-place finish in Flight Three at the Philadelphia Frostbite
  • Coxed the Varsity 4+ ‘A’ crew to a fifth-place finish at the Head of the Schuylkill and the Varsity 4+ ‘C’ crew to a second-place finish in Flight Three at the Philadelphia Frostbite
  • Paced the Varsity 4+ to a first-place finish at North Carolina
  • Led the Second Varsity 8+ to a second-place finish in the Petite Final at the Notre Dame Invitational and the Big East Championship
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete
At West Virginia (2010-11)
  • Contributed as coxswain
  • Led crew to a first-place finish in the Novice 4+ ‘A’ boat at the Knecht Cup; honored as a member of the Big East Boat of the Week for Knecht Cup performance
  • Also led Varsity 4+ at the Occoquan Sprints and the Head of the Schuylkill, and to a sixth-place finish at the Big East Championship
  • Led Novice 4+ to a fifth-place finish at the Dad Vail Regatta
Prep
  • Attended First Colonial High
  • Member of the rowing team under coach Lester Fabiszewski
  • Competed at SRAA nationals in 2007, 2008 and 2010
  • Placed 10th in the Varsity 8+ event at nationals in 2008
  • Academic Principal’s List
  • National Honor Society
  • Mu Alpha Theta
Personal
  • Daughter of Mark and Linda Leach
  • Has one sister
  • Birthday is July 25
  • Majoring in occupational therapy
  • Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Big East Academic All-Star
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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