UND W Basketball BIO
Jill Morton
Player Profile:
Jill Morton 2284946
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Edina, Minn.
High School: Edina High School
Major: Communications

2016-17: Played in all 31 games, making two starts ... Averaged 5.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per game ... Enjoyed a career day in the win over Mary, scoring 21 points, grabbing seven rebounds and four steals, all career highs (Dec. 13) ... Shot 81.3 percent from the free throw line (26-for-32) for the season ... UND was 2-0 in her two starts ... North Dakota was 6-0 when she logged at least 20 minutes in a game and was 12-4 when she got at least 16 minutes of court time ... Finished the season at 45.4 percent from the three-point line to lead UND by percentage (20-for-44), despite missing her final six shots from beyond the arc ... Named to the All-Big Sky Academic Team ... Earned second varsity letter.

2015-16 (Freshman):
Played in every game, making one start ... Lone start came at Eastern Washington (Jan. 2) ... That start followed a then-career best game, scoring eight points with six rebounds in 30 minutes off the bench at Idaho (Dec. 31) ... Scored 10 points on two different occasions ... Averaged 3.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per game ... Tallied three steals in a game three different times ... Made a pair of three-pointers in the win over Northern Iowa (Dec. 5) ... Dished out a career-high eight assists in the road win at Sacramento State (Feb. 27) ... Named to the All-Big Sky Academic team ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Lettered four years at Edina HS ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Averaged 14.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game as a senior ... Set the school’s career steal record ... All-state as a senior and an honorable mention as a junior.

Personal: Daughter of Jeff and Julie Morton ... A 2015 graduate of Edina HS ... Majoring in communication ... Mother player basketball at Gustavus.

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