NAME: Kendall Hackney
SCHOOL: Mt. Notre Dame
GRADUATING YEAR: 2009
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning 3 straight Ohio state titles
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'2"-175 lbs
PARENTS: Ed & Carol
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents"
FUTURE GOAL: "Impact peoples' lives for Christ and his Kingdom"
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Should Mt. Notre Dame win this season's Ohio state Div. I basketball title, senior forward Kendall Hackney (along with teammates Gabby Smith and Ashley Fowler) will make history, as the only girls' players ever to win 4 straight Ohio titles. As it is, Kendall has been part of 3 straight state championships with the Cougars. A 4-year starter, Kendall was state tournament MVP her freshman year and has been named to the Ohio state all-tournament team the past 2 seasons. As a junior, Kendall averaged 12.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and was named honorable mention all-city and all-SWO district. Also an academic all-star, Kendall is a 4.0 student and president of National Honor Society. She was also the lead in MND's spring musical, Aida. Active in community service, Kendall’s favorite athlete is Larry Bird, favorite entertainer is Will Farrell and most-like-to-meet is Christian Bale. Kendall will continue her basketball excellence next season at the University of Southern California.
COACH'S QUOTE -- "Kendall is an intelligent player who diligently works to improve. In big games, she has tremendous focus and concentration." – Dante Harlan, Basketball Coach
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To view the 2005-2006 MVPs, go here.