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Casey Morsell

Guard
Position
6'3''
Height
196 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Fort Washington, Md.
Hometown
St. John's College
High School

2019-20
• Started 13 of 30 games
• Averaged 4.0 points and 1.7 rebounds
• Shot 27.7 percent from the field, 17.6 percent from 3-point range and 85.7 percent from the free throw line
• Became first true freshman to start season-opener at UVA since Taylor Barnette, Justin Anderson and Mike Tobey at George Mason (Nov. 9, 2012)
• Named to Air Force Reserve All-Tournament Team after scoring career-high 19 points in title game against Arizona State (11/24/19)
• Scored 10 points, going 2-for-2 from 3-point range, with three steals at North Carolina (2/15/20)
• Scored 10 points vs. Navy (12/29/19)
• Had nine points against NC State (1/20/20)
• Played season-high 28 minutes against Vermont (11/19/19)
• Had career-high six rebounds and three assists against UMass (11/23/19)
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-year letterwinner from 2017-19 at St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C.
• Guided St. John’s to a 27-12 record, Washington Athletic Catholic Conference championship finalist appearance and Rotary Round Ball Classic title in Charleston, S.C.
• Averaged 17.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.0 blocks per game in 2018-19
• Drilled 90 3-pointers and shot 80 percent from the free throw line
• Named the 2019 Gatorade Player of the Year and USA Today Player of the Year for Washington, D.C.
• Earned WCAC Co-Player of the Year honors and was named Washington Post All-Met First Team
• Averaged 14.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists en route to All-WCAC first-team honors as a junior in 2017-18
• Named to the All-District of Columbia State Athletic Association first team after leading St. John’s to a 22-11 record and DCSAA title game berth
• Averaged 10.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists as a sophomore in 2016-17
• Finalist for the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team
• Finalist for the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Cup Team

PERSONAL
• 2020-21 Charlottesville Men’s Basketball Endowed Scholarship recipient
• Matthew Casey Morsell
• Born in Fort Washington, Md.
• Son of Michael and Jeannette Morsell
• Brother, Michael, played basketball at Towson from 2015-18 and is currently playing professionally overseas
• Earned Achievement of Honors at St. John’s College High School in 2017 and 2018
• Periodically spent time volunteering at nursing and assisted living homes
• Donated 100 hoodies to Salvation Army in 2017
• Enjoys visiting animal shelters, cooking and reading
• Spoke to 300 high school freshman about good personal habits
• Chose Virginia for the relationships with the coaching staff and high level academics and basketball
• Was also recruited by Maryland, Virginia Tech, Penn State and Florida
• Career objectives are NBA Hall of Fame, NBA general manager and college athletics director
• Undeclared major