Morris named to Capital One Academic All-District team

By admin on Feb. 5, 2015 in Women's Basketball

Morris named to Capital One Academic All-District team

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SEWARD, Neb. – Named a first team All-American and GPAC player of the year last season, Bailey Morris has received yet another accolade. The senior point guard has been placed on the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District® 3 Women’s Basketball College Division second team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.

CoSIDA: “The Capital One Academic All-District® Women’s Basketball Teams have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Capital One has been the entitlement rights holder to CoSIDA’s Academic All-America teams programs since 2011.”

Other Concordia All-District selections in 2014-15 include Brendan Buchanan (soccer), Chandler Folkerts (basketball), Rachel Mussell (soccer) and Melissa Stine (soccer). Morris, a sports management major, has received the all-district honor for the first time in her career.

A native of Clay Center, Neb., Morris broke the Bulldog women’s basketball career scoring record last week by tallying 30 points in an 86-77 win at Doane. Morris, who has 1,846 career points, is averaging 18.3 points, 5.08 assists and 4.40 steals per game as a senior. She also ranks third in program history in steals (368) and fifth in assists (443).

Led by Morris, Concordia is ranked third in NAIA Division II and sports records of 24-1 overall and 15-1 in conference play. Morris and the Bulldogs possess an active 19-game winning streak.

District 3 of the College Division covers institutions in the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected and then released on Feb. 18.