15 Morgan Merriman
15 - Morgan Merriman
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, WA
High School: Lakeside School
Position: Forward

#15 Morgan Merriman - Career Stats

Career Game-by-Game Stats: 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 2009-10

2012-13: Appeared in and started 32 games… Finished her senior season averaging 31.3 minutes, 11.2 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.6 steals and 0.8 blocks per game… Led the team shooting 45.7% from the field for the season… Recorded a career-high 22 points in the program’s first win over an ACC team as the Pioneers defeated Boston College 54-48 in the Washington Dental Seattle University Thanksgiving Tournament. She shot 81% in the game, making 9 of her 11 field goal attempts… That game, combined with a 17-point performance win the home-opening win over Saint Peter’s where she shot 80% (8-10) from the field earned Merriman her first Choice Hotels/NEC Player of the Week nod on Nov. 26… Posted a career-best four assists against Lehigh on Dec. 20… Recorded her first double-double of the season on Jan. 7 against LIU Brooklyn when she pulled down 10 rebounds and lit up the scoreboard with 20 points… Posted five steals against Saint Francis U… Played her first complete game on Jan. 26 against Monmouth… Collected a career-high 11 rebounds against Quinnipiac on Feb. 23… Finished her senior season 6th in the NEC with a .457 field goal percentage, 12th averaging 0.81 blocks per game, 13th with 1.63 steals per game and 3.94 defensive rebounds per game and 14th in the league in scoring (11.2 PPG) and rebounding (5.5 RPG)… 

2011-12: Played in all 33 games averaging 7.2 ppg and 3.9 rpg... Set a career-high with 8 rebounds against Bryant on 2/15/12, 6 made free throws against Lehigh on 11/16/11, 4 steals against Bryant on 2/11/12 and 4 blocks against Fairleigh Dickinson on 3/3/12...

2010-11: Played a career high 30 minutes and dropped in six points while adding four rebounds as the Pioneers top player off the bench in a 68-45 opening night victory over Saint Peter’s...Posted career highs of 12 points, six field goals, and 32 minutes played in a non-conference contest against Saint Joseph’s...Made her first start of the season in a win against Auburn, posted five points....Made first start of 2010-11 in Sacred Heart win over SEC member Auburn...Rejected a career best three shots in the Pioneers 72-33 triumph over Siena...Posted the best overall game of her career with 12 points and eight rebounds in the Pioneers NEC opener against Mount St. Mary’s...Set new career highs for points and field goals with 14 points on seven buckets February 7th against Long Island...Improved her career best for the second straight game with 16 points against Quinnipiac...Set a career high with nine rebounds in a victory over Quinnipiac during NEC rivalry week.

2009-10: Five minutes, hitting one-of-three in her collegiate debut at Columbia...Played 17 minutes, collecting four rebounds and three steals in win over Monmouth...Scored four points with three boards and two steals in 17 minutes against Wagner...Posted a season-best seven points and five rebounds in 16 minutes off the bench in a win over the Mount...Had a season-best three assists and a steal at Bryant...Played a season-high 26 minutes off the bench at the Mount, grabbing six rebounds with a blocked shot and an assist...Got her first career start due to an injury, played 22 minutes with six points and five rebounds before fouling out...Played 26 minutes off the bench with a season-high nine points and six rebounds in a win at Quinnipiac...Season-high 28 minutes off the bench in loss to Long Island...Second start of the season, turned it over a season-high four times against St. Francis (NY).

High School: Attended Lakeside High School in Seattle...A three-sport athlete earning varsity letters in basketball, lacrosse and volleyball...Named the Seattle Times Athlete of the Year in 2009...A two-time team captain, she led her team to a fourth place finish in the 2009 State Tournament...Named WIAC All-State as a senior...Selected to the 3A Seattle All-Metro first team as a junior and a senior and led her team to the 2009 Metro Championship...Earned 3A All-State Tournament second team honors in 2008 and 2009 and led all players in the state tournament in rebounding and posted the tournament high for points in a game in the 2008 tournament with 28 points against Auburn High School...Team captain of the lacrosse team in 2008 and 2009, leading her team to three-straight State Championships...Named to the Northwest Regional team and to the All-State second team as a midfielder...Named the Metro League Co-Player of the Year as an outside hitter on the volleyball court...A second team All-State pick and an All-Metro League first team pick in 2008 and 2009.

Personal: Morgan Merriman Born: 5/16/91 Parents: Kirsty Ellison and Sam Merriman. Siblings: Elle Misko. Her father Sam played football at the University of Idaho and was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks and spent five seasons with the team. Favorite Team: USC Trojan Football. Favorite Book: The Things They Carried. Favorite Movie: Role Models. After graduations she would like to travel. She considers her parents to be her role models.