Updated Oct. 18, 2005
After being redshirted as a true freshman, emerged as the Salukis' third-leading scorer a year ago...is a leading candidate for one of the two perimeter spots...has a great commitment to the Saluki program, and showed signs of being a solid scorer in the backcourt...plays hard both on the offensive and defensive ends of the floor...SIU's active career leader in field goals made (84) and free throws made (30) entering 2005-06.
2004-05:Averaged 7.8 points as SIU's third-leading scorer...started 26 of 27 games...missed her only start at Missouri State (1/8/05) due to injury...ranked on the team in steals (26) and third in assists (52)...was one of five Salukis to haul down over 100 rebounds on the year...boasted a .420 (84-of-200) field goal percentage, the second-best of any Saluki...posted double figures in the scoring column in three of her last four games to close out the season...one of those outings was a career-high 22 points against Indiana State (2/25/05), marking the only time in her career she pitched in 20 or more points in a game...collected a career-high nine rebounds at Stetson (12/21/04)...was the Dawgs' leading scorer on two occasions and leading rebounder six times...was most productive against Indiana State and Creighton...in two games against the Sycamores, she scored 41 points, shot 6-of-10 from three-point land, grabbed 10 rebounds, dished out seven assists and had two steals...against the Jays, she accounted for a combined 20 points and 10 rebounds in two games...made 42 percent (63-of-15) of her field goals, while averaging 8.6 points and 3.9 boards in league play.
2003-04:Participated in only three games due to a stress fracture ...was later granted a medical redshirt by the NCAA.
As a Prep:Two-time all-conference pick at Prophetstown High School...averaged 14.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 6.3 assists and three steals en route to leading her team to a 29-2 record and Sweet Sixteen appearance as a senior...also shot 51 percent from the field and 73 percent at the free throw line...set the school record for assists (190) in a season...also dished out a school record 384 career assists...became the fourth player in school history to score over 1,000 career points with 1,145...only player in school history to post two triple-doubles.
Personal:Full name is Elyse Christine Morris...majors in Management...born May 6, 1985...daughter of Dave and Jane Morris.
Morris' Career Totals at SIU
Morris vs. MVC Opponents