Hinton Earns USA South Women's Basketball Honor
Local freshman forward Kim Hinton earned USA South Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week honors as announced Monday from the league office. Hinton helped Meredith College to a 1-1 record during the team's opening week. After taking a loss to St. Mary's (Md.) before Thanksgiving, the Avenging Angels overcame a 15-point deficit to defeat visiting Emory & Henry Saturday afternoon.
Hinton came off the bench during both contests to average 9.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. In a 73-48 loss to the Seahawks, Hinton tallied eight points, three rebounds and one steal. She totaled 10 points in 71% shooting and added three rebounds in the 80-79 victory over the Wasps.
Meredith returns to Weatherspoon Gym Monday, December 10, to host Salem College for a 7 p.m. tipoff. Link here to follow the team while on the road, including the Avenging Angels' conference opener at Ferrum December 8.