HU's Palmer an NAIA First Team All-America pick

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Miranda Palmer

Miranda Palmer, a senior on the Huntington University women’s basketball team, is one of 10 athletes recently named NAIA First Team All-America this season.

An honorable mention pick as sophomore and second team selection last year, Palmer led the Foresters in points, 21.3; assists, 3.7; and steals, 1.9, to go along with pulling down 2.9 rebounds per outing in her final campaign.

Palmer wrapped up the year holding six national rankings, which included finishing fourth in points per game, 21.3; fifth in total scoring, 659; 30th in field goal percentage, .490; 30th in free throw percentage, .811; 31st in total assists, 115; and 37th in assists per game, 3.7.

The Arcadia, OH, native was one of two Crossroads League players named NAIA First Team All-America.

Huntington University men's team player Mike Bush was named NAIA Third Team All-America.

The junior transfer from Lake Michigan College led the nation in assists per game this past season at 10.2. He had the nation's single game high for the year of 18.

Bush also scored at a 15.7 points per game clip to finish the season with a double-double.

The 5-7 guard is a native of South Bend.