Grace Hales

#25 Grace Hales

Pos. G/F
Ht. 6-0
Yr. So.
Hometown Cromwell, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Westview

2016-17: Was a consistent force off the bench, contributing 5.5 points per game while making one start in 31 appearances... Knocked down three 3s in her Valpo debut, becoming the first Crusader freshman to do so in the last decade... Also made a good first impression in the Horizon League opener on Dec. 29, scoring a career-high 13 points at Detroit Mercy... Led the team in scoring on Feb. 16 against Oakland with 11 points. Scored seven of the team's 13 second-quarter points in that game... Finished the season second on the team in free-throw percentage at 81.4 after enjoying a stretch of 21 straight made free throws that spanned December, January and February... Was named the team's Sixth Player of the Year. 

Prep: Averaged 19.2 points, 3.2 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game in her season at Westview… Led the Warriors to a 21-6 record and an appearance in the IHSAA Class 2A Girls Basketball State Tournament Last year… Team captured four sectional titles in her four years of college… Was named all-state by both Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association (ICGSA) and the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA)… Hales departed Westview as the all-time leading scorer (1,600 points), the single-season scoring record holder (513 points) and owning the single-game watermark for 3-pointers made (7).

Personal: Parents are Ross and Candace Hales... Born on April 8, 1998... public relations major.