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    Megan Morton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Winnsboro, Texas

    High School:
    Winnsboro HS

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    G

    Experience:
    3L

    Megan Morton

    Game Highs
    Points 11 at Cal Poly (11/15/07)
    FG 4 at UTEP (1/11/09)
    FGA 10, 2x vs. Memphis (2/7/10)
    3FG 2, 2x vs. Southern Miss (2/18/10)
    3FGA 5 at Cal Poly (11/15/07)
    FT 6 at Cal Poly (11/15/07)
    FTA 6 at Cal Poly (11/15/07)
    Rebounds 4, 4x at Southern Miss (2/18/10)
    Assists 3 at TCU (11/25/08)
    Steals 2, 7x at Rice (2/4/10)
    Blocks 1, 3x vs. LSU (11/21/09)
    Minutes Played 35 vs. Memphis (2/7/10)

    CAREER NOTES
    Morton enters her senior season at Houston... has played in 55 contests and made first two starts last season... holds career averages of 2.7 points and 1.8 rebounds per game.

    2009-10 (JUNIOR)
    Saw action in 22 games as a junior, making the first two starts of her career along the way... Averaged 12.5 minutes per game and scored 60 points (2.7 points per game) with 39 rebounds (1.8 rebounds per game)... Shot .348 (23-of-66) from the floor for the season, including a .282 clip from 3-point range (11-of-39)... Scored seven points on 3-of-5 shooting against Gardner-Webb (11/13/09)... Made one field goal, a 3-pointer in eight minutes of action at UT-Arlington (11/17/09)... Played 11 minutes, contributing four rebounds, a block and a steal against Oregon State (11/19/09)... Scored a season-high nine points, going 3-of-4 from 3-point range in the first half, against Delaware (11/27/09), before sitting out a majority of the second half of the contest after suffering an injury... Missed the Texas State (11/27/09) and North Texas (12/5/09) games due to injury... Returned to the Cougar line-up to score two points and grab four rebounds with an assist at UTSA (12/7/09)... Scored two points and grabbed three rebounds in 14 minutes against TCU (12/31/09)...Came off the bench and scored five points in nine minutes at Tulane (1/8/10)... Scored five points in 15 minutes against Tulsa (1/28/10)... Played 11 minutes against SMU (1/30/10), scoring two points and grabbing one rebound... Scored eight points with three rebounds against Rice (2/4/10)... Earned her first career start against Memphis (2/7/10) and played a career-high 35 minutes... Started her second straight game at Tulsa (2/12/10) , playing 14 minutes... Pulled down two rebounds in eight minutes of action at SMU (2/14/10)... Played 24 minutest at Southern Miss (2/18/10) and contributed eight points and four rebounds... After appearing in both games of a road trip at Southern Miss and UCF, suffered an injury in practice that caused her to miss the remaining 10 games of the season.

    2008-09 (SOPHOMORE)
    Appeared as a reserve in 15 contests during her second season at Houston... Averaged 8.9 minutes off the bench; contributing 1.8 points and 0.9 rebounds per game... Shot .243 percent (9-of-37) from the floor... Made 5-of-6 (.833) opportunities from the free throw line... Scored seven points and pulled down three rebounds in 16 minutes against TCU (11/25/09)... Also dished out a career-high three assists... Collected an assist and a steal in three minutes against Buffalo (12/21/09)... Did not play against Akron (12/28/09) or at Kansas (12/31/09)... Played seven minutes at Tulane (1/9/09), dishing out two assists... Turned in her best performance of the season against UTEP (1/11/09), where she came off the bench to score 10 points, one shy of her career best, in a season-high 26 minutes... Played 13 minutes against UAB (1/16/09)... Scored seven points, going 4-of-4 from the free throw line, against Memphis (1/18/09)... Contributed two points in five minutes against Southern Miss (1/22/09)... Played 13 minutes against SMU (1/29/09) and finished with a rebound, assist and steal.

    2007-08 (FRESHMAN)
    Made her UH debut against Texas Southern (11/9/07)... Had a point, an assist and a rebound in four minutes... Logged a season-high 19 minutes at Cal Poly (11/15/07) and responded with a season-best 11 points, while also grabbing two rebounds... Did much of her damage from the charity stripe, where she was 6-for-6... Had two points and a rebound in 10 minutes against Middle Tennessee (11/19/07)... Finished with three points and a season-high three rebounds against McNeese State (11/25/07)... Tied her season best with three rebounds against SMU (2/23/08)... Played 14 minutes and contributed four points, including her second three-point field goal of the season against Marshall (3/1/08).

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Prepped at Winnsboro High School for coach Buddy Hawkins... Three-time District 13-3A MVP... Named All-East Texas Player of the Year in 2007... Led Winnsboro HS to three State Final Fours... Averaged 19.6 ppg, 6.0 apg and 4.0 rpg throughout her high school career... Team achieved a record of 133-14 during her four-year career... The Raiders were state runners-up in 2004 and 2007 while making it to the semifinals in 2005... Three-time District 13-3A Most Valuable Player... Also named the All-East Texas Player of the Year in 2007... Played in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star Game as a senior... Named All-East Texas and All-Region four times... Three-time TGCA and TABC All-State Selection... Three-time MVP of the Leonard Holiday Tournament... Was the District 13-3A Newcomer of the Year in 2004... A regional qualifier in the 4x400-meter relay in track and field as a junior... Achieved a 4.0 GPA in high school... A Top-10% Graduate from Winnsboro... A member of Beta Club, Student Council, the Texas High School Rodeo Association, FCCLA and the Spanish Club... Ranked as the 28th-best player in Texas by www.TexasHoops.com.

    PERSONAL
    Born Megan Paige Morton on Nov. 10, 1988, in Greenville, Texas... Daughter of Susan and Kyle Morton... Plans to major in psychology... Career ambition is to do something in the medical field... Lists her family as the biggest influence on her athletic career... Was a Little Dribblers' Coach... Also participated in Walk For A Cure... In her spare time, enjoys being with friends and family, shopping, riding horses and being outside.

    MORTON'S CAREER STATISTICS

    Total 3-Point Rebounds Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2007-08 18-0 113/6.3 7-37 .189 2-17 .118 14-18 .778 9-8 17 0.9 18-0 5 11 0 3 30/1.7 2008-09 15-0 133/8.9 9-37 .243 4-18 .222 5-6 .833 4-9 13 0.9 12-0 12 6 0 3 27/1.8 2009-10 22-2 275/12.5 23-66 .348 11-39 .282 3-6 .500 12-27 39 1.8 28-0 4 14 3 7 60/2.7 TOTAL 55-2 521/9.5 39-140 .279 17-74 .230 22-30 .733 25-44 69 1.3 58-0 21 31 3 13 117/2.1


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