Hayley Martin Named MIAA Defensive Player of the Year
For the second consecutive season, Trine University senior Hayley Martin (Auburn, Ind./DeKalb) has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association "Defensive Player of the Year" in women's basketball.
Martin captured the same award last season as well as also repeating as first-team All-MIAA recipients. Martin has played a pivotal role in helping the Thunder to a second straight 20-win season and a second consecutive MIAA Regular-Season Championship.
After missing the first three games of the season, Martin has started every game and is second on the team in scoring with 10.4 ppg. She is currently shooting 43.4 percent (89-of-205) overall and is second on the team in rebounding at 6.2 rpg.