UC Davis takes on regular season champion UC Riverside for a berth in tournament championship game
Morgan Bertsch scores a career-high 26 points, ties UC Davis' single-game Tournament record
UC Davis takes on Long Beach State and UC Irvine in battle for tournament seeding
UC Davis celebrates the careers of its departing senior class on Saturday against CSUN
Winners of six straight, UC Davis closes brief homestand against high-octane Sacramento State
UC Davis takes on top-ranked Connecticut at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
CAREER NOTES: Set Big West Conference and UC Davis career records by shooting .435 (172-for-395) from three-point range in her two seasons with the Aggies.
2014-15: Started all 31 games for the Aggies... Ranked third on the team in scoring at 10.2 points per game to go along with 3.3 rebounds per game... Shot .481 from the field and .483 from three-point range, as well as .795 (31-for-39) from the line... Ranked third in the NCAA in three-point percentage -- including leading the nation for three consecutive weeks in January -- and No. 23 in the nation in three-pointers per game (2.77 pg)... Became the first Aggie to lead the Big West Conference in three-point percentage... Tied her own school single-season record with 86 three-pointers... Set a school single-season record with her .483 three-point percentage -- a mark that also stands third on the league's single-season list -- shattering Lori Hurlbut's mark of .430 in 1998... Set a school single-game and tied a Big West Tournament single-game record against Long Beach State (March 11) in the quarterfinals, hitting 8-of-10 from beyond the arc en route to a career-high 26 points against the 49ers... Selected to participate in the State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships during Final Four weekend at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind... Led the Big West in three-pointers made and three-point percentage... Also ranked fifth in the league in field goal percentage... Reached double figures in scoring 17 times, leading the team in scoring six times... Tied her career high with seven rebounds against UC Irvine (Feb. 7) and UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 28)... Also tied her career high with four assists against the Anteaters twice (Feb. 7 and March 7).
2013-14: Appeared in all 31 games in her first season with the Aggies, making 28 starts... Ranked third on the team in scoring at 10.7 ppg to go along with 4.0 rpg... Shot .413 from the field and .396 from three-point range (tied for sixth on the school's single-season chart) for the year... Her 86 makes from beyond the arc are the most in a single season in UC Davis history, while her 217 three-point attempts are the second-most in a season... Ranked fifth in the Big West Conference in three-point percentage and second in three-pointers made per game (2.77 pg)... Reached double figures in 19 games, including a UC Davis career high of 19 points against Sacramento State on Dec. 28... made five three-pointers on three separate occasions against Long Beach State (Feb. 20), San Jose State (Nov. 26), and San Francisco (Nov. 29)... Scored in double figures in six consecutive games from Dec. 28-Jan. 18... also shot .800 from the free throw line including a pair of 6-for-6 performances against USC (Nov. 8) and Cal State Northridge (Feb. 6).
2012-13: Sat out the season and redshirted due to NCAA transfer rules.
IOWA STATE: Advanced to consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances with the Cyclones... Saw action in 27 games as a sophomore in 2011-12, averaging 1.9 points in 9.3 minutes per game... Shot 33.3 percent from behind the arc (14-42) and scored a career-high 12 points behind 4-for-5 shooting from three-point range against Butler (Nov. 26)... Played in 31 games as a freshman, making 2 starts... Averaged 2.9 points and 1.2 rebounds per game and hit 24 three-pointers, including 3 against Virginia at the Paradise Jam Tournament (Nov. 25, 2010)... Big 12 All-Academic first team selection in 2012 and a four-time selection to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
BREA OLINDA HS '10: California All-State Team, CIF-Southern Section first team and All-Century League first team selection in all four prep seasons, averaging 12.9 points per game while scoring in double figures 15 times as a senior... Led Brea Olinda to the California state title in her junior season and a No. 1 national ranking by MaxPrep Sports in 2009... Scored a season-high 25 points, going 4-for-5 from beyond the arc, in the state title game... Started every game of her high school career and ranks second in school history in three-pointers made... Also played for Cal Swish AAU club team.
PERSONAL: Parents are Dean Harris and Melissa Gifford... Has one brother, Tyler... Majoring in human development... Says not many people know that she can juggle... Lists her two NCAA Tournament appearances with Iowa State as well as winning the state title at Brea Olinda HS as her career highlights... Had her high school jersey retired which she names as her greatest personal achievement.
Single Game Highs (as of 2014-15 season)
Points: 26 [t-7th], vs Long Beach State -- 03/11/15
Rebounds: 7, 6 times
Assists: 4, 5 times
Steals: 4, vs Akron -- 11/30/13
Blocks: 1, Long Beach State -- 01/11/14; USC -- 11/08/13
FG made: 8, Long Beach State -- 03/11/15
FG attempts: 11, at UC Santa Barbara -- 1/31/15
3FG made: 8, vs Long Beach State -- 03/11/15
3FG attempts: 14 [t-1st], at UC Irvine -- 02/08/14
FT made: 6, at Cal State Northridge -- 02/06/14; USC -- 11/08/13
FT attempts: 6, at Cal State Northridge -- 02/06/14; USC -- 11/08/13