Alaska’s Hale, Nelson among NAIA national stat leaders for CMU
They are also among the NAIA D1 stat leaders.
Hale, a 5-foot-8 All-American guard, is fifth nationally with 511 points in 25 games.
Nearly 38 percent of her points have come on 3-pointers while 87 have come from the free-throw line.
Hale, of Houston High fame, is averaging a team-best 18.9 points per game.
She has made a 3-pointer in a season-high eight straight games. Her season high is 37 points, one of 13 games with 20 or more.Nelson, a 5-foot-5 UAA transfer, has shined in her first seaon with Central Methodist.
The pass-first point guard 17th nationally with 110 assists in 27 games.
Nelson, of Kodiak High fame, is averaging 4.1 per game.
She is coming off a season-high eight-assist performance, the second time she has done that.
Central Methodist is 19-8 overall and ranks 24th nationally among NAIA teams.