Morse leads the Golden Eagles with 17 points
Leading scorer Arlesia Morse scored 14 of her 20 points in the second half
Freshmen have strong showing, but cannot overcome Blue Demons
The Golden Eagles' second-half rally came up short Tuesday night
Marquette freshman earns her first two honors
2014-15: Scored 15 points in her collegiate debut against Green Bay, knocking down nine free throws (11/14) ... Poured in a team-high 16 points en route to MU's first win of the season over Loyola (11/17) ... Tallied 21 points and added five rebounds and five steals against Milwaukee (11/26) ... Led the team in scoring with 22 points and added eight rebounds against South Dakota (11/30) ... Reached a new career high by scoring 25 points on 10-of-16 shooting, while grabbing eight steals vs. Northern Kentucky (12/15) ... One of three Golden Eagles with 14 points in a win over Vanderbilt (12/18) ... Tallied four steals and six rebounds, while dropping in 10 points to help the Golden Eagles beat Western Illinois (12/21) ... Poured in 19 points in a near comeback vs. Xavier and went 7-for-10 from the free throw line (12/30) ... Came one short of a career high when she grabbed seven steals against Georgetown and also chipped in with 18 points, while playing a career high 39 minutes (1/1)... Scored 16 points and dished out three assists in a loss at Villanova (1/4) ... Scored 12 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and dished out four assists vs. Butler (1/11) ... Scored 10 points vs. Seton Hall (1/16) ... Went 5-of-6 from the charity stripe while scoring nine points and grabbing eight rebounds vs. St. John's (1/18) ... Grabbed seven rebounds vs. Providence (1/23)... One of two Marquette players with double digit scoring against Villanova with 12 points(1/30) ... Notched 23 points in her first BIG EAST win over Georgetown (2/1) ... Led scorring by putting up 19 points for Marquette against Xaiver along with four assits (2/6) ... Tallied 19 points and five rebounds to help Marquette get the win over Butler (2/8) ... Led Marquette in rebounds with 13 and scored 14 points to trump Providence (2/20) ... Had 11 points during her 33 minutes of play against Creighton (2/22) ... Had four assits and lead the team with 19 points against DePaul (3/1) ... Led the team with 21 points and also had six rebounds in Marquette's win over Providence (3/7) ... Tallied 14 points and four rebounds against Seton Hall (3/8) ... Had a historic rookie campaign for the Golden Eagles, registering freshman progam records in points (434), made field goals (157) and made free throws (111). Her 59 steals also fell just two short of tying for third place among first year players in Marquette history.
Personal: Daughter of Aishia Bell and Brian Townsend ... Has four siblings ... Plans to major in Criminology.