Women's Basketball

Tatiyiana McMorris
23

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bronx, N.Y.

High School:
John F. Kennedy

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

Experience:
4L

Tatiyiana McMorris

Career Notes: Played in 130 career games and made 66 starts ... Ranks in the top eight in four career statistical categories: fourth on the all-time 3-point field goal percentage list (37.1), tied for fourth with 130 career games played, tied for sixth in 3-point field goals made (152) and eighth in 3-point field goals attempted (410).

2010-11 Notes:Started and played in 32 games ... Ranked second on the team with a career-high 12.6 points per game and led the team in BIG EAST play with 15.3 points per game ... Named to the All-BIG EAST Second team ... Averaged career highs in assists (118), rebounds (3.4), minutes (33.7) and free throw percentage (86.5) ... Scored in double figures in 23 games and led the team in scoring in 12 games ... Drained a career-high 39.0 percent of her attempts from behind the arc, a mark that ranks third all-time on MU's senior class list ... Her 80 made 3-pointers rank second on the single season list as well as on the senior class list ... Competed in the 2011 State Farm Women's 3-Point Shooting Championship ...Scored all 15 of her points in the NCAA Championship Second Round against No.1-seed Tennessee (March 21) from behing the arc...Scored 13 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds remaining to help Marquette defeat Texas, 68-65, in the first round of the NCAA tournament (March 19)...Notched 13 points and six assists to help MU defeat Pittsburgh in the BIG EAST Championship second round (March 5)...Scored a team-high 18 points in 37 minutes at Cincinnati (Feb. 28)...Led MU with 16 points in win over No. 7/11 DePaul (Feb. 26)...Scored 17 points in 38 minutes at Seton Hall (Feb. 16)...Earned BIG EAST Honor Roll mention after helping MU to wins over Villanova (Feb. 1) and St. John's (Feb. 5)...Hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds remaining to defeat St. John's, 55-52 ...Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on Jan. 31 for the first time in her career after back-to-back 20-point games in wins over Louisville (Jan. 26) and Pittsburgh (Jan. 29)...Scored a career-high for the second game in a row with 22 points in overtime victory at Pittsburgh ...Hit a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining in regulation at Pitt to send the game to overtime...Recorded 21 points with five 3-pointers to lead MU past Louisville ...Notched a game-high 18 points and added four rebounds and four assists against Syracuse (Jan. 22)...Scored a team-high 15 points to go along with six assists and five rebounds in 61-55 victory at USF (Jan. 16)...Notched a career-high 19 points and pulled down six rebounds in 75-73 double overtime victory at No. 15/14 Georgetown (Dec. 8)...Scored 15 points, her fourth straight contest in double digits, in 27 minutes vs. Notre Dame (Jan. 5)...Earned MVP honors at FIU's Sun and Fun Classic after leading MU to a tournament title with 19 points in the championship game vs. Louisiana Tech (Dec. 30)...Scored a team-high 15 points and made a career-high six field goals, while grabbing four rebounds in 33 minutes vs. Illinois (Dec. 21)...Dished seven assists and swiped four steals in win over No. 23/17 Green Bay (Dec. 12)...Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds to help MU outrebound Vermont 51-25 (Dec.4)...Set a career high with nine assists to go along with 14 points, three steals and six rebounds in 93-54 win over Alcorn State (Nov. 15).

2009-10 Notes: Played in 33 games, made 18 starts including 16 straight between Dec. 21 - Feb. 23 ... Averaged a career-best 5.8 points and 2.8 reounds per game in career-best 26.2 minutes of action ... Played 19 minutes against St. Francis (11/14) contributing four points and three assists...Also added three assists as well as seven points and three rebounds at Michigan (11/16)...Played a season-high 29 minutes against Creighton (11/19), contributing a season-high five rebounds...In a career-high 35 minutes, scored six points while grabbing four rebounds and dishing out a career-high seven assists against Cleveland State (11/26)...Against Duke (11/27), McMorris pulled in four rebounds while also recording four assists...Dished five assists in win over NJIT (12/3)...Tied a career high with 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting in win over Robert Morris (12/13)...Made her first start of the season vs. Canisius (12/21), registering five points, six assists and a career-high seven steals...Played 34 minutes at St. John's (1/5), registering five points and five rebounds...Scored 10 points, dished five assists and grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Seton Hall (1/10)...Scored a career-high 16 points against No.1 UConn (1/13) on career-best 4-of-5 shooting from long range...Also grabbed eight rebounds against the Huskies to tie career high...Played a career-high 36 minutes in victory over No. 17/15 Georgetown (1/27)...Recorded a career-high 17 points on a career-high 6-of-14 shooting from the floor and 5-of-9 from long range at DePaul (1/31)...Reached double figures in game at Louisville (2/16) with 10 points, while pulling down six rebounds...Scored a career-high 19 points on 6-for-8 shooting from the floor at Illinois (3/22/10).

2008-09 Notes:2008-09: Played in 31 games, started in 13 and averaged 16.2 minutes per game...Contributed 5.0 points per game while shooting 44.6 percent (54-121) from the floor...Pulled down 2.1 rebounds per game and dished 30 assists...In first action of the season against Indiana State (11/19) hit a career-high 3-of-5 from three point range to finish with nine points...Recorded a career-high four assists at Western Michigan (11/23/08)...Second on the team with five made three-point baskets...Scored eight points against Utah (11/30), making both three point attempts...Was a perfect 2-of-2 from the free throw line against Kansas (12/7)...Was a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor against Oregon (12/17)...Made first start of the season at Oakland, recording a season-high 24 minutes and 10 points...Was a career-high 8-of-8 from the free throw line in win against USF (1/3), while also recording a career-high six boards...Set a season high with 11 points in victory victory over No. 10/4 Notre Dame (1/13)...Recorded a career-high 13 points in win at Georgetown (1/21)...Played a career high-tying 31 minutes and scored nine points against Syracuse (1/27)...Tied a career high set earlier this year in victory over St. John's (2/21) with three 3-pointers...Tied a career high with 31 minutes played in the BIG EAST Tournament against Cincinnati (3/6), scoring nine points.

2007-08 Notes: Played in 34 games for her rookie season making three starts...Averaged 2.7 ppg and 1.7 rpg in 12.8 mpg...Pulled down one rebound and earned one steal against Loyola (Ill.)...Posted a career-high two points, on 1-of-2 shooting from the field, and collected two steals against Wisconsin...In a career-high 25 minutes at Oregon grabbed a career-best three boards and totaled three points...Grabbed one rebound and dished out one assist at Gonzaga...Grabbed a career-high four boards, dished out two assists and registered one block against William & Mary...Saw two minutes of action at Green Bay...In 18 minutes posted a career-high 12 points, knocking down 4-of-5 from the field, was perfect from three-point range (2-2) and collected two steals at Kansas...In her first career start, totaled three points, connecting on 1-1 from three-point range, pulled down two rebounds and dished out three assists in 22 minutes vs. Indiana State...Scored two points, collected two steals and pulled down one rebound against Northwestern...Earned three points and pulled down three boards, while collecting one steal against Ark.-Pine Bluff...Was 1-of-4, grabbed one rebound and collected two steals in 11 minutes at Dartmouth...Connected on 1-of-1 from the field in four minutes against Arkansas...Dished out one assist and one steal vs. Western Michigan...Tallied two points, took down three boards and gave out two assists in 16 minutes vs. Providence...Was 1-of-2 in free throws for one point against Rutgers...Posted two points and grabbed two rebounds at West Virginia...Grabbed a career-high-tying four rebounds, connected on a career-high 3-of-4 attempts from the charity stripe and posted eight points against DePaul...Pulled down a career-high-tying four rebounds, tallied two points and gave out one assists at Louisville...Totaled five points, dished out one assist and had one rebound at USF...Took down two rebounds and gave out one assist in 11 minutes against Georgetown...Pulled down four rebounds, totaled three points, connecting on a long-range shot and took one steal at St. John's...Posted four points, grabbed one rebound and gave out one assist vs. Cincinnati...Dished out two assists, posted five points and grabbed two rebounds at Notre Dame...In 11 minutes posted six points, hitting 2-of-3 from long range and gave out one assist against Seton Hall...Notched four points and took down two rebounds at Connecticut...Grabbed one rebound and dished out one assist at Villanova...In a career-high 31 minutes, tallied six points, took down a career-best-tying four rebounds, and collected one steal against USF...Scored six points and added two rebounds in 15 minutes of action against DePaul in the BIG EAST Conference Tournament...Contributed two assists without a turnover in 18 minutes against Creighton in the WNIT Second Round...Pulled down two rebounds in 10 minutes against Illinois in the WNIT Third Round...Contributed five points, two rebounds, and a steal in WNIT Semifinal at Colorado...Played 14 minutes at Michigan State scoring two points and adding a block.

Prior to Marquette: Team captain and four-year letterwinner at John F. Kennedy High School ... Averaged 17 ppg and 6 apg her senior season ... Led the Lady Knights to the PSAL championship and State Federation Class A Championship NY Daily News All-City selection ... Finalist for Daily News City Player of the Year ... listed as a top-five All-New York City athlete in 2007 ... named to Street and Smith's All-America Honorable Mention list in 2006 ... Listed as one of the top-10 players out of the Northeast for the class of `07.

Personal: Born April 18, 1989 ... Daughter of Lorraine and Leon McMorris ... Youngest of five children...Is majoring in elementary education

GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week
February 7, 2011

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