Forty-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Bell and Pickrel post career high point totals, leading five Spartans in double figures.
Michigan State scored the second most points in Big Ten Tournament history.
MSU finishes tied for second at 11-5, but will be the fifth seed in the Big Ten Tournament.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in eight games ... Has scored five points in 16 minutes of action ... Made her first career 3-point field goal attempt vs. UT Arlington (11/11), playing a career high three minutes ... Went 2-for-2 from the free throw line vs. Virginia Tech (11/18).
FRESHMAN (2011-12): Played in three games ... Appeared in her first collegiate game vs. Oakland (11/27), grabbing an offensive rebound in one minute ... Scored her first collegiate point in her home state, hitting a free throw at Northwestern (2/26) ... Made her first career basket vs. Indiana (3/1) in the Big Ten Tournament First Round.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Stevenson High School for head coach Tom Dineen ... As a senior, averaged 10 points, six rebounds and three assists ... Named 2011 Lake Shore Area Defensive Player of the Year by the Pioneer Press ... First-team All-North Suburban Conference and All- Lake Shore Area ... During her junior season, averaged 10.5 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals, earning all-area honors ... Averaging 8.3 points, four rebounds, five assists and two steals as a sophomore ... As a freshman, averaging 5.5 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals ... Started 108 of 113 career games, including every game her last three seasons ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... Played AAU for Full Package Athletics and coach Matt Truding.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 4, 1992 ... Daughter of Jim and Amy Morrissey ... Her father was a four-year football letterwinner at MSU from 1981-84, twice earning All-Big Ten honors; he also played nine seasons in the NFL (Chicago: 1985-93; Green Bay: 1993) ... Has two brothers, Michael and Matthew, and one sister, Caitlin ... Majoring in pre-nursing.
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