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Senior leads women’s basketball team

November 29, 2007

Tuesday, Nov. 26, Caitlin Hunstock scored a career high of 26 points in one game. So far this Hunstock is averaging 16 per game as well as 5.7 rebounds.

Hunstock has been playing basketball since fourth grade and it shows. She has such determination and spirit as soon as she hits the court.

Whether Hunstock is playing with the team or cheering them on from the sidelines, she always has a positive attitude and great focus.

Head coach Cindy Hovet has been coaching Hunstock for three years now and finds her a great asset to the team.

“Caitlin really stepped into a leadership position this year. She is putting up points and she’s got great hands, soft hands. We are confident giving the ball to her,” Hovet said.

“Working hard and doing well”is motivation for Hunstock as well as wanting “the team to do well.”

This year will be Hunstock’s last year as a Falcon.

“It’s been a long road,” Hunstock said, “I’m having a lot of fun and taking it one game at a time.”

Even though she will be completing her final season here at UW-River Falls she still has great goals for the remainder of her college game days.

“Our team goal is to have good defense, and my personal goal is for the team to play well,” Hunstock said.

As for Hunstock herself she has been training hard to have the success that she has had this season.

“I never really expected to [be so successful] this season,”Hunstock said, “it’s fun though, I get to play a lot more, and coach lets me have the ball more.”