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GMC basketball adds The Sharon Academy all-time leading scorer

POULTNEY - Green Mountain College Men's Basketball is proud to announce that Trent Morrison of The Sharon Academy has deposited and will be enrolling at the College in the fall.  Morrison has been a standout two-sport athlete for the Phoenix on both the basketball court and the soccer pitch. Morrison is taking advantage of Green Mountain's new tuition program available to all Vermont high school graduates.

"We are continuing to reinforce our presence within our home state of Vermont," said Men's Basketball Head Coach Daryle Tucker.

"These student-athletes recognize that Green Mountain College and its basketball program provide them with great opportunities. Trenton… has demonstrated he is a player who can score while playing within a team-oriented system. I'm very pleased to have him as a part of our program."

On the court the 6'0" native of Turnbridge, Vt. is a dynamic player using his speed and finishing ability around the hoop to lead Sharon in scoring with close to 22 points per game from the guard position. He capped off a tremendous career with the Phoenix as the all-time leading scorer in school history with 1,246 points and is only Sharon's second 1,000-point-scorer.

Morrison posted a tremendous senior season in 2012-13, scoring 25 points or better nine times while also eclipsing the 40-point barrier.

Through his performance, Trenton earned regional recognition with his second straight placement on the Central Vermont All-League Team.

"Trenton is my favorite players that I have ever had the pleasure to coach," said Sharon Coach Blake Fabrikant. "He was a very talented scorer in basketball, possessing a natural ability to put the ball in the hoop. The most impressive thing about Trenton to me was his humility. He never gloated or bragged about his significant accomplishments and always led our team through his positive mindset."

Morrison will join a GMC team that graduates just one senior from its 2012-13 squad and will be relying on Trenton and fellow recruits to help continue building a program to compete within the North Atlantic Conference.