Southeast Community College women’s
basketball player Hunter Hartshorn is leaving her Storm career with a bang. In
addition to breaking a couple of school records, the Utica native was recently
named to the 2021-2022 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II
Women’s Basketball All-America Third Team.
“I really believe that this
wouldn’t have been possible without all the trust and belief that Coach (Lynn) Schlake
and Coach (Dennis) Remmers had in me,” she said. “I have had some of the best
teammates over the last two years that pushed me to be the best player I could
Hartshorn broke two records
and tied another during her time at SCC. She set the record for 3-pointers in a
single season (95) and in her two-year career (145). She also tied her mother’s
record for 3-pointers in a single game (7).
Schlake, Storm head coach, said
Hartshorn was a great role model and leader for the younger players on the team
and deserves this honor.
“As a coach, it
is always exciting for the program when a player receives this type of
recognition,” he said. “It puts the team and school in a very positive
spotlight throughout the state. It means a lot to see a player from a small
high school in Nebraska have success on the national level and show that
anything is possible.”
28 of the Storm’s 29 games this season, averaging 13.4 points per game. SCC
finished with a 14-15 record.
decided where she will transfer, but hopes to study either business or