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LW East grad Lauren Hunter averaged 16.7 points per game her freshman season at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY.
Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter
1:08 pm CDT September 5, 2019

Everyone’s first year of college is unique.

But it’s fairly safe to say that not many have had a freshman year like Lauren Hunter has.

Hunter, a 2018 Lincoln-Way East graduate, was halfway around the world when she was recently reached for an interview. That’s because her college is the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), where she had an outstanding freshman basketball season last winter.