Ziomara Morrison, MVP in LF1 with 24 points 20 rebounds & 40 efficiency (+VIDEO)
After three seasons in 2nd Division, Burgos Jopisa returned to Spanish 1st division and had their first win in El Plantio , 78 to 58 against Hondarribia, with 24 points 20 rebounds 3 blocks 6 drawn fouls and a monster 40 in efficiency of Ziomara Morrison that make being just 22 years old had her first MVP of the Week in Spanish Liga Femenina 2011-12, tied with argentinian Gisela Vega.
Her highlights in the MVP game can be watched in the following video:
Ziomara Morrison had her debut in Liga Femenina last weekend against Euroleague team , Rivas Ecópolis, with a good individual performance of 14 points and 4 rebounds in just 22 minutes of play. Being in foul trouble didn´t allow her to contribute more.
Her highlights in this 75 to 50 defeat can be watched in the following video:
So after just two games, Ziomara Morrison proves that she is ready to battle at this level and to be again Jopisa Burgos best player in a team that will compete to win a nice number of games, specially at home.
Currently, Ziomara averages 19 points 12 rebounds 2 blocks and 6 drawn fouls per game for 27 in efficiency.
Ziomara Morrison is the League top rebounder, third in scoring, second in blocks, fourth in drawn fould and the best player in efficiency (MVP).
Her 20 rebounds is the top mark in Spanish 1st Division and surpass the top in the 2010-11 season that had croatian Iva Sliskovic with 18.
Liga Femenina continues and next weekend Jopisa Burgos visits the current League and Euroleague Champion, Perfumerías Avenida Salamanca , team that they defeated in the 2010-11 edition of Copa Castilla Leon with 39 points 18 rebounds and 50 efficiency, Ziomara Morrison best performance in Spain (so far).
Her highlights in that game can also be watched in the following link:
Finally the game couldn´t be played again in Wurzburg in the 2011-12 edition, but it was played in Burgos, with Perfumerías Avenida Salamanca defeating Burgos in a close game, 55 to 53 with 16 points 14 rebounds and 22 in efficiency of Ziomara Morrison.
Obviously this time it will be a completely different game. Burgos adds Kaayla Chones and Salamanca adds Dewanna Bonner, probably Erika de Souza who should return soon after Brasil´s embarrassing defeat against Puerto Rico, and Marissa Coleman.
So, hard test for Ziomara who will enjoy for the first time playing at Wurzburg, in front of the best fans in Europe, and will try to help Burgos against Lucas Mondelo´s team, who is wisely leading again his squad again to win all games in Spain and in Euroleague.
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