ecember 31, 2007-- ESU womens basketball's Michelle Stueve was named the MIAA Player of the Week. For Stueve it is the second time she has earned the honor this season, making her the fourth Hornet to earn Player of the Week Honors in the first six weeks.
Michelle Stueve, F
Emporia State University
Stueve, a 6- foot- 2 senior from Olpe, Kan., earned All- Tournament honors at
the Hoop 'N' Surf Classic Dec. 17- 18, as she led the No. 14 Lady Hornets to
a pair of wins.
She scored 26 points with eight rebounds and two blocked shots as ESU
knocked off then- No. 23 Shaw (N.C.), 93- 86, on day one of the event. Stueve
had 18 points and seven boards in the first half as the Lady Hornets built a
42- 36 lead at the half.
In an 80- 59 victory over regional foe Oklahoma Panhandle State the next day,
Stueve had 25 points and eight rebounds with two steals and two assists. In
helping ESU build a 39- 29 halftime lead on the Lady Aggies, she scored 14
points and had six rebounds -- making 6- of- 9 from the field and 2- of- 3 from
the three- point arc.
For the tournament, she was 21- of- 33 from the field (63.6 percent),
including 7- of- 13 (53.8 percent) from long range.
Stueve, who led the Hoop 'N' Surf Classic in scoring (25.5 ppg), is a
graduate of Olpe High School.