NORFOLK, Va. (Oct. 25) - Florida A&M Women's Basketball senior forward Shakeyrra Morrison was named to the 2017-18 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Preseason All-Star Team on Wednesday morning.
The 6-0 performer from Zebulon, North Carolina, was named to the Second Team squad on the strength of her rebounding efforts a year ago, when she ranked second overall in the MEAC at 9.7 caroms per game.
Morrison averaged 11.1 boards in 16 conference games, and was the leading offensive rebounder (4.1) in the league, while averaging 8.1 points per game, along with totalling 52 steals and 13 blocked shots.
@ In preseason predicted order of finish, the league's coaches and sports information directors picked FAMU, to finish sixth (6th) out of the 13 teams in the 2017-18 Women's Basketball Regular Season championship race.
The FAMU Women (13-19, 9-7 in 2016-17), finished the regular season a year ago tied for fourth with Norfolk State, and reached the MEAC Tournament semifinals this past March.