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Jessica Morton

Jessica
Morton
#21G


Height: 5-10
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Augusta, Ga.
HS/Last School: Glenn Hills HS/Gulf Coast State

Bio

2014-15 (Jr.) 
  • Finished her first campaign as a Mountaineer with 129 points, 48 field goals, 45 rebounds, 21 three-pointers and 11 steals in 23 games and 345 minutes played
  • Reached double-figures in four games (Kansas State, Kansas, Iowa State and Buffalo)
  • Sat out half the season due to NCAA regulations
  • Her three-point field goal percentage of 42.0% (21-of-50), ranks fourth in a single-season for a WVU junior and ninth overall
  • Made WVU debut with a field goal in eight minutes of action against Texas Tech on Jan. 14
  • Set new personal bests in most categories: hitting eight field goals, four triples and scoring 22 points in win over Kansas State (Jan. 21)
  • Tallied 10 points, grabbed five rebounds and went a perfect 2-of-2 from the three-point line at Kansas (Jan. 24)
  • Registered her first career start at Texas Tech (Jan. 28), scoring nine points and grabbing four rebounds 
  • Pulled in a career-high seven rebounds and blocked two shots vs. TCU (Feb. 4)
  • Recorded her third double-figure game with a team-high 14 points in a career-best 27 minutes at Iowa State (Feb. 7)
  • Scored six points and a set season-high with two steals at TCU (Feb. 24) 
  • Made 3-of-3 from the field for seven points in the win over TTU
  • Had first double-figure game since Feb. 7 with her 11 against Buffalo (March 19)
  • Matched a season-high three assists against Hampton (March 24)
  • Ended the season with six points and three rebounds in the WNIT Championship game versus UCLA (April 4)
2012-14 - Gulf Coast State
  • Guided the Gulf Coast State Commodores to a 21-7 overall record, making it to the 2014 FCSAA Semifinals
  • Started all 28 games, leading her team with 16.4 points per game and was the fourth-leading rebounder with 5.6 boards per game
  • Closed her sophomore season as a two-time All-Panhandle First Team Conference selection and was named to the FCSAA/NJCAA Region VII All-State Team each season with Gulf Coast
  • As a freshman, she averaged 15.2 points and 5.4 rebounds per game as the Commodores’ leading rebounder
  • Earned 26 starts in 31 games, helping Gulf Coast to a 28-6 overall record, and a share of the Panhandle Conference Regular-Season title in her rookie season
  • All-Star Girl’s Report ranked Morton as the 12th-best junior college player nationally, while Dan Olson’s Collegiate Girls Basketball Report listed her as the 10th-best juco player nationally
  • Teammate of current Mountaineer Kayla Montgomery at Gulf Coast State
High School
  • A four-year letterwinner on the girl’s basketball team at Glenn Hills High
  • Named 2009 4A All-State Honorable Mention
Personal
  • Daughter of James Evans and Vilma Morton
  • Birthday is April 18
  • Has three brothers
  • Enrolled in multidisciplinary studies
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll


Stats

SeasonClassGPMinMpgFGFGAFG%3G3GA3G%FTFTAFT%OffRebRpgPFDqAstTOBlkStlPtsPPG
Totals 2434614.44813934.5215042.0121963.218451.934118404111295.4
2015Jr2434614.44813934.5215042.0121963.218451.934118404111295.4


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