Captains’ Corner: Peter Morrell ’14

What’s your major?


What’s your least favorite school to play at?

Bates because it’s a long drive, usually cold and they have no fans.

What was an achievement in your sport that you feel proudest about?

Beating Amherst in penalty kicks last season to advance to the [Div. III] NCAA Final Four in San Antonio, Tex.

If you could play another sport at Williams, what would it be?

Ice Hockey.

Who’s your pro athlete crush?

Matt Ratacjzak ’13

What is the team tradition you value most?

The Stauffer Rock Memorial. Every January, teammates and friends of Matt Stauffer ’96 come back to campus, meet the current squad and recount stories and memories of Matt’s enduring legacy. Matt was the captain of the ’95 national championship team, who tragically lost his battle with leukemia shortly after graduation.

What is the most attractive team at Williams?

Women’s cross country.

What’s your pregame ritual?

I don’t really have a pregame ritual, but I always do the left side before right when putting on socks, cleats, etc.

Which professor would you most like to play against in your sport?

Professor [of History Roger] Kittleson, because he is a soccer aficionado and is currently writing a book about race and masculinity in Brazilian soccer. Plus, he’s a boss.

What’s your favorite song to listen to at the gym?

“Boneless” by Steve Aoki.

What’s your favorite snack before a game?


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