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Getting to Know Your Wildcats: Meet Brooke Morgan

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Brooke Morgan, a freshman right side hitter from Dike, Iowa, is the final player to be featured in our “Getting to Know Your Wildcats” series.
Morgan will return home tonight at the Northern Iowa tournament as she hails from just outside Cedar Falls. The freshman right side hitter has started three matches for the Wildcats this season, and currently averages 1.93 kills per set on a .235 hitting clip. She was considered the No. 12 player in her class from PrepVolleyball.com. She was a four-time state champion and twice tabbed an All-State selection. An all-around athlete, she also garnered all-conference accolades as a standout basketball player and track athlete.
Now let’s get to know Brooke a little better …

Quick Facts 

Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa
Parents: James and Darci Morgan
Siblings: Sean and Tyler
Twitter Handle: @brooke_morgan5
Major: Elementary Education  
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What I like most about Coach Skinner and the staff … they are easy to talk to.
I chose my jersey number because … Because it represents my birthday
My goals for this season are: to work hard and help my teammates get better.
I chose Kentucky because … it fit me well.
My most memorable moment as a volleyball player is … winning the state championship four years in a row in high school.
What you need to know about Brooke off of the court … 
I first started playing volleyball when I was … in fourth grade.
When I was in Elementary school my favorite book was … The Great Gatsby.
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The person who has influenced me the most in life is … my brother, Sean.
A talent I wished I had is … singing.
My pre-match superstitions are  … missing the first hit or block.
My favorite activity outside of volleyball is … swimming.
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If I had a Derby horse I would name it,  … Speedy.
If I didn’t play basketball, I’d play,  … basketball.
My favorite movie when I was growing up was  … The Little Mermaid.
Kentucky’s Memorial Coliseum will play host to the NCAA Regionals Dec. 11-12. UK is one of four sites selected for the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight matchups with one team advancing to the Final Four in Omaha, Neb., from the Lexington Region. This marks the third time in five seasons Memorial Coliseum will host this premier volleyball event.

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