HANOVER, Ind. –The Hanover College Sports Information Department has announced the nominees for November's Female Athlete of the Month.
With the bevy of success Hanover athletic teams accumulate each year, we will be highlighting some of the top individual standouts from each month throughout the 2017-18 season.
Nominees will be decided on by the sports information staff and the accomplishments of each athlete nominated will appear in a release at the beginning of the following month's prior performances.
Family, friends and fans will have the opportunity to vote for their Athlete of the Month on our Twitter page. To make sure you do not miss your chance to vote for your favorite Hanover athlete, follow us at, @HanoverPanthers.
Voting for the month of November will be open until noon, Wednesday, Dec. 13, with daily reminders coming on our social media pages.
Below are the list of nominees and their accomplishments for the month of November.
CLAIRE CROMER | BASKETBALL | JR | WABASH, IND.
The junior helped the Hanover women's basketball team get off to its best five game start in three seasons, by averaging a team-high 13.4 points per game…Shot 40 percent from the field and from 3-PT range, making 16-of-40 attempts overall and 8-of-20 tries from long range…Second on the team in assists per game, 2.2, and added 1.4 steals per contest…Enjoyed a pair of 19-plus point efforts in two homes games during the month of November, where she shot close to 60 percent inside Collier Arena…Made 27-of-34 free throw attempts to rank among the HCAC and NCAA Division III best in total makes from the charity stripe.
MONIQUE HUYNH | VOLLEYBALL | SR | INDIANAPOLIIS, IND.
The senior played a key role in Hanover volleyball's first HCAC Tournament championship and NCAA National Tournament appearance since 2007, as she was named the conference tournament most valuable player…Recorded 50 digs in HC's two victories during the HCAC postseason event, including 33 against Bluffton in the semifinal round… Added 17 digs in the championship match against Rose-Hulman…Went on to record 24 digs in the 3-2 loss against Berry in the NCAA Tournament opening round…As the libero, Huynh recorded 6.17 digs per set in the three November matches…Also had 17 assists and three aces.
KRISTIN GOBEN | VOLLEYBALL | SR | FINCHVILLE, KY.
Also an All-Tournament selection for the HCAC Tournament, Goben helped the team to its first conference tournament championship in 10 years…Tied for the team high in kills per set, 2.25, over the three postseason matches…Ranked second on the team in total blocks with 10, including six during the HCAC Tournament semifinals…Recorded 12 kills in the conference semifinal round as well…Returned from a first set injury in the NCAA Tournament opening round to finish with eight kills, three blocks and 15 digs…Finished with 22 digs over three appearances, averaging 1.82 per set.
MALEHA MOTTER | BASKETBALL | SO | DANVILLE, IND.
The sophomore also played a vital role in women's basketball's hot start, averaging 11.2 points and 9.0 rebounds per game over the month of November…Her rebound average was good enough for second best in the HCAC, while she was one of just two HCAC players to average at least 10.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game…Was among the tops in the conference in steals per game as well, 2.6…Scored in double figures in the first four games of the season, including a season high 17 points in the 83-39 victory over Spalding to open the new year…Recorded her first double-double of the season vs. Centre (Ky.), tallying 10 points and a then career high 15 rebounds…Added a career high seven steals in the 86-62 win over Alma (Mich.).
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