Josh Bartelstein and Jordan Morgan met with the media this afternoon ahead of Michigan’s season opener against Slippery Rock on Friday. Bartelstein discussed what it meant to be named a captain and how he looks to embrace the role. Morgan discussed the team’s growth in practice thus far and his thoughts on Bartelstein as a captain.
Find notes and quotes from Bartelstein’s interview along with video and quotes from Morgan after the jump.
On Slippery Rock: “They have the size like a Division I team and the athleticism of a mid-major Division I team, so we’re preparing like it’s any other game. … They’re really good actually.”
On being named captain: “It’s an unbelievable honor. But nothing’s changed. We have a team full of really good leaders, and I think they just wanted someone out front who was kind of the face of it. … My mom was probably the happiest one about it.”
“I’ve learned a lot from (Zack Novak and Stu Douglass) so I use things that Zack and Stu used and some thin