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Casey Morton
Casey Morton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mardela Springs, Md.

High School:
Mardela H.S.

Height:
5-9

Position:
G

Birthdate:
08/24/1989

2010-11: Became the fourth Lady Hawk to score 1,000 points in her career, achieved feat during game at Savannah State (1/5) ... Second Team All-MEAC selection ... Named team captain ... Started the most games for the Lady Hawks with 28, appearing in 30 ... led the team in points per game (11.2), steals (54), assists (47) and defensive rebounds (91) ... 12th in the MEAC in scoring, top-10 in conference in steals per game (1.8), three-point shooting percentage (30.8%) and three-point shots made per game (1.2) ... scored in double digits 15 times ... began season with 11 points, career high nine rebounds vs. UMBC (11/14) ... scored 12 points in each of first two road games against Mt. St. Mary's (11/20) and Syracuse (12/1) ... scored 24 points off 8-16 shooting with five rebounds against American (1/2) ... season high five assists plus seven points, three boards and three steals at South Carolina State (1/8) ... notched 12 points with seven rebounds at Delaware State (1/13) ... scored 24 points off 7-13 shooting plus four steals and rebounds against Bethune-Cookman (1/17) ... set career high 26 points, including 6-7 from three and 6-6 on free throws, plus five boards and three steals against Coppin State (1/22), being named Heritage Sports Radio Network Women's Division I National Player of the Week for the period ... followed up with 20 points on 7-15 shooting vs. Morgan State (1/24) ... grabbed eight rebounds with seven points at Howard (1/29) ... scored 18 and 19 points against Norfolk State (2/5) and North Carolina A&T (2/7) respectively ... earned Jesse T. Williams Homecoming Hawk Award with 14 points and three steals against Howard (2/26) ... scored 18 points on final home game vs. Delaware State with six boards and four assists (3/3).

2009-10: Started all 28 games ... Averaged 9.3 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.6 assist per game ... Was 21st in the MEAC in scoring and 13th in assists per game ... Was second on the team in scoring, tied for sixth in field-goal percentage (.350) and second in field goals made per game (3.3) ... Led the team in assists, was second in steals (1.4) and fourth in total rebounds (95) ... Scored a season-high 19 points versus Delaware State in the MEAC Tournament opening round on March 9 ... Tied her career high with eight rebounds at American on Jan. 4 ... Tied career highs for assists (seven) and steals (five) against North Carolina Central on Jan. 27 ... Scored in double-digits in 14 games, including in three consecutive games from Jan. 16 (at Florida A&M) to Jan. 23 (at Coppin State) ... Lead team in scoring four games and rebounding in once ... Also led team in assists 13 times and steals in 12 games.

2008-09: Appeared in all 29 games, starting 28 ... Averaged 11 points and 3.9 rebounds ... Led team in 3-point field-goal percentage (.306), assists per game (3.1) and minutes per game (31.3) ... Second in rebounds per game, free throws made (3.3) and third in free-throw percentage (73.6) ... Was third in MEAC in assist-to-turnover ratio (0.8), fifth in assists per game and 11th in steals per game (1.7) ... Tallied career-high 24 points against Morgan State in the MEAC Tournament win on March 12 ... Tied career-high eight rebounds at Longwood on Jan. 21 ... Had career-high five steals against Jan. 24 against Florida A&M ... Reached double-digit points in 18 games and led team in scoring on six occasions ... Led team in rebounding five times ... Led team in assists in 16 games ... Led team in steals in eight games.

2007-08: Named MEAC Rookie of the Year ... Member of the MEAC All-Rookie Team ... Finished with 315 points ... Second on the team in assists with 85 ... Had a season-high 21 points vs. Western Michigan on Dec. 3 ... Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds vs. North Carolina Central on Nov. 14 ... Grabbed a season-high four steals at Florida A&M on Jan. 28 ... Dished out a career-high seven assists vs. Florida A&M on Feb. 23.

High School: Scored over 2,500 career points at Mardela High School, which ranks third all-time ... Named conference Player of the Year as a senior ... Also named Bayside first team selection and MVP all four years of high school ... Guided team to four consecutive regular season and Bayside Championships...Career highs include 46 points, 18 steals, and 12 assists ... Member of the National Honor Society as a sophomore and senior.

Personal: Born Aug. 24, 1989 in Salisbury, Md. ... Daughter of Thomas and Dana VanLandingham ... Has one sister, Essence VanLandingham, and one brother, Corey Morton, Jr. ... Major is Accounting ... Pregame routine includes sleeping and listening to music ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is being inducted into the National Honor Society ... Future plans include playing overseas or in the WNBA ... Hobbies outside of basketball include reading, shopping, and listening to music ... Favorite movie is "Love and Basketball" ... Personal athletic goal for the season is to have the best assist-to-turnover ratio and free-throw percentage on the team.

Career Highs
Points: 26 (vs. Coppin State, Jan. 22, 2011)
Rebounds: 9 (vs. UMBC, Nov. 14, 2010)
Steals: 5 (three times, last: vs. North Carolina A&T, Feb. 7, 2011)
Assists: 7 (vs. North Carolina Central, Jan. 27, 2010)
Blocks: 2 (twice, last: vs. Howard, Feb. 26, 2011)
Minutes: 40 (vs. Howard, Jan. 30, 2010)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A TO S Pts-Avg
2007-08 29-26 30.3 104-300 .347 39-142 .275 68-192 .667 107-3.7 83 85 93 45 315-10.9
2008-09 29-28 31.3 93-277 .336 38-124 .306 95-129 .736 113-3.9 86 90 106 49 319-11.0
2009-10 28-28 30.5 92-263 .350 17-83 .205 58-91 .637 95-3.4 66 74 86 40 259-9.3
2010-11 30-28 27.9 105-291 .361 37-120 .308 90-125 .720 118-3.9 77 47 97 54 337-11.2
TOTAL 116-106 30.0 394-1131 .348 131-469 .279 311-447 .696 433-3.7 312 296 382 188 1230-10.6