Navy is looking for its first 10-win season since 2009.
Five of the eight players were first-time honorees.
2014 Navy grad Erik Hoffstadt was one of four players among the Patriot League to earn a 4.00 grade-point average this past spring.
Morgenthaler in 2015 (Jr.): Saw action in the Mids’ opener against VMI.
2014 (So.): Did not see any varsity action.
2013 (Fr.): Made his first collegiate appearance in Navy’s opener vs. VMI.
More on Morgenthaler: A 2011 graduate of Malvern Preparatory School in Malvern, Pa., Morgenthaler spent the 2011-12 academic year at the Naval Academy Prep School ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in lacrosse and cross country ... was a high school teammate of current Navy lacrosse freshman T.J. Hanzsche ... father, John, played football at Penn from 1979-82 ... brother, Tyler, is a freshman offensive lineman on the Navy football team ... uncle, Greg Morgenthaler, is the Assistant Athletic Director for Equipment Operations at the Naval Academy and his aunt, Kris Morgenthaler, is the assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions at the Naval Academy ... son of John Morgenthaler ... majoring in Economics, he owns a 3.03 grade-point average ... has been named to the Commandant’s List four times and the Dean’s List twice ... named to the 2014 and ‘15 Patriot League Academic Honor Rolls ... his service assignment is Surface Warfare.