Athletics Hall of Fame
Karen (Morrissey) Stellrecht

Karen (Morrissey) Stellrecht

SPORT(S) Women's Basketball/Softball
PLAYED AT BSU 1993-97
YEAR INDUCTED 2019


A two-time All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference pick and four-year letter winner for the BSU Women’s Basketball team, Karen (Morrissey) Stellrecht was selected as the NSIC’s MVP in 1996-97. She led the team in rebounds in 1994-95 (9.1), 1995-96 (8.4) and 1996-97 (10.3), and paced the team in scoring in 1995-96 (18.2) and 1996-97 (21.9). Stellrecht posted 12 double-doubles during her career, including 10 as a junior. She remains BSU’s all-time leading scorer (1,728) and rebounder (952). In addition, she scored 992 points in 1996-97, which stands as BSU’s top single-season total. She also owns two of BSU’s top 10 single-season rebounding marks. Stellrecht was also a three-year letter winner for the BSU Softball team and remains second on BSU’s all-time batting average list going 99-for-295 for a .335 average in three seasons for the Beavers. She is fourth on the program’s all-time runs scored list (70), fifth in RBI (52) and her 13 career triples is a program record. As a pitcher, she saw action in 42 games and pitched 229 1/3 innings, which are both among BSU’s top 10 of all-time. She is also among BSU’s top 10 strikeout leaders with 80 career batters fanned.

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