15 - Morgan Merriman
Morgan Merriman
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seattle, WA
High School: Lakeside School
Position: F

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.