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Cayla McMorris
Cayla  McMorris

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Brooklyn Park, Minn.

High School:
Park Center

Height:
6-0

Position:
G

Of Note: First top-100 recruit signed by Kelsey and the first for the Badgers since Taylor Wurtz

2014-15: Has played in all 28 games, starting one ... averaging 16.8 minutes per game ... ranks sixth on the team with 4.9 points per game and third with her .325 3-point field goal percentage (13-of-40) ... adds 2.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game ... grabbed two boards and three points against Iowa (Feb. 26) in seven minutes of playing time... tallied four points and four rebounds at Nebraska (Feb. 15) ... went 2-of-3 from the field, scoring four points and three rebounds against Iowa (Feb. 8) ... tied her career high with three assists against Ohio State (Jan. 29) ... logged career highs with three assists and two steals against Penn State (Jan. 6) ... has scored in double figures in five games ... tied her career-best with 17 points against Oral Roberts (Dec. 20) ... scored a career-high 5-of-6 from the free throw line against the Golden Eagles ... grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Green Bay (Dec. 13) ... notched a career high vs. Marquette (Dec. 6) with 17 points, hitting 7-of-13 from the field ... had 16 points at Drake (Nov. 23) in her first career start ... shot 6-of-12 from the field, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range against the Bulldogs ... had 12 points vs. Illinois State (Nov. 16) and 11 points vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 20) ... had her first career block against the Redbirds ... pulled down five rebounds against South Carolina (Nov. 27) and four rebounds at Miami (Dec. 4) ... scored four points while adding three rebounds against Rutgers (Jan. 18) 

High School: Top-50 recruit by Swish Appeal ... ranked No. 48 nationally by Prospect Nation ... ranked 86th by ESPN Hoop Gurlz, 17th overall in her position ... ranked 88th by Blue Star Basketball ... ranked 70th by Peach State Basketball ... ranked second in the state by Minnesota Hoops website and fourth in the state by gPrepBasketball.net ... two-time first-team all-state by the Minnesota Girls' Basketball Coaches Association ... also an honorable mention all-state pick in 2012 ... led Park Center to the 2014 AAA state championship ... named to the state all-tournament team ... averaged 21.6 points per game as a senior, shooting 40.6 percent from the field ... named to the 2013 Minneapolis Star Tribune All-Metro girls' third-team for Coach Chris VanderHyde ... four-time Northwest Suburban Conference first-team pick and a member of Sports Jam all-area basketball team ... scored 1,000 career points as a junior ... also competed in track, earning all-conference honors in the 400 meters in 2012 ... member of the North Tartan AAU Basketball team under coaches Gerard Coury and Rico Alexander ... North Tartan has won four Minnesota state AAU championships ... also won the 2012 Nike Summer Showcase Green Division and the 2013 Nike Tournament of Champions ... was invited to the Nike Regional Girls' Skills Academy in 2011 and 2012 ... earned Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) academic achievement awards three years for maintaining a grade point average above 3.0 ... has also participated in the Honors Mentor Connection

Personal: Parents are Chris and Carla McMorris ... has three brothers-Tim (28), Donnie (28) and Chris (21) ... born July 5 ... intends on majoring in broadcasting

Career Highs

Points: 17 (2x; MR vs. Oral Roberts, 12-20-14)
Field Goals: 7 vs. Marquette, 12-6-14
Field Goal Att: 13 vs. Marquette, 12-6-14
Field Goal %: .545 (6-11) vs. Oral Roberts, 12-20-14
3-pt FG: 2 (4x; MR vs. Minnesota, 1-4-15)
3-pt FG Att: 5 vs. Vanderbilt, 11-20-14
3-pt FG%: 1.000 (2-2) vs. Illinois State, 11-16-14
Free Throws: 5 vs. Oral Roberts, 12-20-14
Free Throw Att: 6 vs. Oral Roberts, 12-20-14
Free Throw %: 1.000 (2-2) vs. Marquette, 12-6-14
Rebounds: 7 at Green Bay, 12-13-14
Assists: 3 (2x MR; vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15)
Steals: 2 vs. Penn State, 1-6-15)
Blocks: 1 (6x; MR vs. vs. Penn State, 1-6-15)
Minutes: 37 vs. Drake, 11-23-14

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