Notre Dame’s goaltender Cale Morris announced today he will wear the gold and blue for another season. Morris said:
“I’m excited to be returning for my senior year and to get back to work with my teammates. There’s a standard that’s been set for Notre Dame athletics and our group coming back knows we have unfinished business. I look forward to getting my degree from the University and being part of a class that continues to add to the Irish hockey history book.”
Morris recognizes Notre Dame’s distinct legacy and feels the frustration of reaching the NCAA Championship game one year and falling short of the Frozen Four the next.
The Hobey Baker award nominee claimed four shutouts this past season and was one of the most essential factors in powering the team through the Big Ten Tournament and on to the NCAA playoffs. Morris earned the Big Ten Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player award after his 46 saves against the Penn State Nittany Lions earned the Irish the Big Ten Championship title. Morris has been one of the most critical components of the Irish defense’s defining structure and discipline this past season. His dedication to learn from the shortcomings of this year will combine with younger talent that has proven especially valuable on the Irish power play, particularly freshman forward Michael Graham, to move into next season with a strong start.
Morris won the Richter Award in 2018 as the nation’s best goalie.
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