Palmer to become a Forester

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2012-12-13
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - Head coach Lori Culler and the Huntington University women’s baske/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/Athletics/Palmer-Miranda.jpgtball program have announced their first 2013-14 recruit with the signing of Arcadia High School sensation Miranda Palmer.

Three games into her final season, the 5-6 point guard is averaging over 18 points, 5.3 steals and 4.0 assists per outing. For her career, Palmer is averaging 13.6 points and is only 130 points away from joining the Downs’ 1,000 point club.

As Arcardia’s playmaker for the past three years, Palmer has accumulated numerous local and state awards throughout her prep career. She was most recently named the Blanchard Valley Conference Player of the Year. The four-time Blanchard Valley Conference honoree has also been recognized as a First Team Northwest Ohio pick in addition to be named Third Team All-Ohio and First Team District 8.  

Palmer was named the Fostoria Area/Time Warner “Super Sophomore” and has twice been honored with her team’s “Be the Best” award.

“We’re really excited that Miranda chose HU,” said Culler. “She brings a wide range of talents and abilities which will have an immediate impact on our program. On the offensive end, she can shoot the three as well as penetrate and finish. She handles the ball well and her quickness will be an asset at both ends of the floor. She is also an outstanding student that will have a positive influence on our campus.” 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 46 NAIA All-America honors and 202 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.  
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