Women's Basketball


  Tatiyiana McMorris
Tatiyiana McMorris

Graduate Assistant

First Season

Alma Mater:
Marquette '11


UMass Travels To Kent State For Tuesday Contest

Minutewomen face the Golden Flashes in the M.A.C. Center at 7 p.m. on Dec. 17


Minutewomen Begin Trip To State Of Ohio At Bowling Green

Women's basketball faces the Falcons on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m.


Women's Basketball Returns Home To Meet Boston University

UMass hosts the Terriers on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m.


UMass To Participate In University Of Maine Invitational

Minutewomen to face host-Black Bears to open event on Friday, Nov. 29 at 5 p.m.


In-State Foe Holy Cross Next For Women's Basketball

Minutewomen to face the Crusaders at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26

The University of Massachusetts women's basketball program and head coach Sharon Dawley announced Tatiyiana McMorris as a graduate assistant coach on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. McMorris, who graduated from Marquette and competed with the Golden Eagles from 2007-11, will assist in all aspects of the program, including serving as the coordinator for the video sharing system.

"I feel very blessed and honored to be a part of the University of Massachusetts women's basketball staff," McMorris said. "I am thankful to head coach Sharon Dawley and the rest of the staff for bringing me on board. I plan to work hard, learn as much as I can and help this program grow. I know this season will be special and I can't wait to get started."

At Marquette, the Bronx, N.Y., native played in 130 career games and made 66 starts. She ranks fourth all-time at the school in three-point field goal percentage (.371), tied for fourth in appearances, tied for sixth in made three-pointers (152) and eight for total three-point attempts (410). During her tenure, Marquette won 79 games, including the 2008 WNIT Championship, while making a national postseason appearance each campaign.

"We are so happy that Tatiyiana McMorris has joined our staff as a graduate assistant," Dawley said. "She had an incredible career at Marquette, including being named All-BIG EAST as a senior. A proven scorer from beyond the arc and an athletic player, she was also a contestant in the State Farm College Slam Dunk Contest in 2011. In addition the experiences she brings from her four years playing in the always-competitive BIG EAST, Tatiyiana has also coached at the high school level and this past summer helped lead one of the strongest AAU programs in the Northeast, Ring City. I know she will make an impact for us as we prepare for the 2013-14 season."

In addition to her collegiate experience, McMorris was an assistant coach at Sussex Hamilton High School in Sussex, Wis., in 2011-12, and led the 13u Ring City AAU team in New Jersey during its 2012 season.


    Event Calendar

    Sunday, Nov 15
    at Holy Cross TBA
    Wednesday, Nov 18
    at Harvard TBA
    Saturday, Nov 21
    vs Buffalo TBA gametracker
    Friday, Nov 27
    at Colorado TBA
    Saturday, Nov 28
    vs vs. Ball State or Florida TBA
    Wednesday, Dec 2
    at Bryant University TBA
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