HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The Huntington University
Athletic Department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of January
20, 2014. Women’s basketball freshman
Miranda Palmer earned the honor for her outstanding effort this past week.
Palmer, a native of Findlay, Ohio, averaged 21.5
points and 3.5 assists this past week to lead the Foresters to a pair of
Crossroads League victories. In the week’s opener against Bethel, the 5-6 guard
poured in a career-best 25 points on 6-of-7 shooting which included four from
downtown. She also handed out three assists in HU’s 96-55 win over the Pilots.
Three days later against Grace, Palmer played anything like a rookie as she
scored 18 points which included a clutch trey at the end of regulation to send
the game into overtime. She also tallied five points in the second overtime where
her team finally outlasted the Lancers for the 76-74 win.
On the year, Palmer has knocked down 20 3-pointers at a clip of 41.7 percent.
She is currently averaging 6.7 points and 2.6 assists per outing.