ESU's Hanf Named MIAA Player Of The Week

By: MIAA Sports Information (posted by J.B. Bauersfeld)
By: MIAA Sports Information (posted by J.B. Bauersfeld)

Kansas City, Mo. -- Emporia State's Rachel Hanf has been named the MIAA Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week for week 12.

MIAA Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week
Rachel Hanf, G, Emporia State
Hanf averaged a double-double for the week with 22.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game as the Lady Hornets stretched their winning streak to five games. She had a career high 25 points and 12 rebounds as Emporia State defeated Nebraska-Kearney 88-53 in the first game of the week. She went eight of 11 from the field including a five of six performance from behind the three-point line. It was the second double-double of her career. She came back with 20 points and nine rebounds in a 72-58 win at Northwest Missouri. She has now made 20 straight from the free-throw line over her last eight games. She is shooting .590 from the field and .565 from the three-point line over the last three games. She became the first Lady Hornet to scored 20 points in three straight games since Allie Volkens did it Jan. 1-8, 2011. She has moved to 23rd on the ESU career scoring list with 1,053 points and is fourth in three-pointers made made with 171 in her four seasons. The 5-9 senior guard is a native of Paola, Kan. where she competed at Paola High School.

Others nominated: Nicole Caddell, Central Missouri; Katelyn Edwards, Fort Hays State; Brittany Griswold, Missouri Western; Marissa Lehnig, Lindenwood; Maggie Marnin, Northwest Missouri; Allie Norton, Truman; Jacqui Zelenka, Southwest Baptist.

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