2011-12 Women's Basketball
Lauren Hutton named All-Heartland Conference
February 29, 2012
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University junior Lauren Hutton (New Riegel) was recently named First Team All-Heartland Conference following the 2011-12 women's basketball season. She was one of only 12 women selected by the HCAC women's basketball coaches.
Standout post player Lauren Hutton collected her first piece of Heartland Conference post-season hardware while topping the Beavers in both points per game (12.8) and rebounds per contest (5.8). Her 117 made field goals this season place Hutton 15th on the single season list and her 306 points were the 24th highest total ever.
She was solid at the line, knocking down 66-of-87 free throws for 75.9 percent. Hutton hit 45.9 percent from the field (117-of-255), including 6-for-20 outside the arc. The junior dished out 28 assists, blocked eight shots and picked up nine steals. With one season to play, Hutton is 10th on the career free throw list at 73.2 percent (104-142). She has compiled three double doubles and went over 20 points twice this year.
In conjunction with the All-Heartland Conference awards, the conference has announced the All-HCAC Sportsmanship Team for the 2011-12. This award has been developed as part of a conference-wide sportsmanship initiative. Members of the All-HCAC Sportsmanship team are selected by the coaches and their teammates as individuals who demonstrate the ideals of positive sportsmanship both on and off the field/court of competition. Bluffton senior Alicia Amis (Mechanicsburg) was recognized for her sportsmanship this season.