Jordan Hunter – Commonwealth Games Bronze Medallist
Etene wasn’t the only Old Collegian to come home from the Commonwealth Games with a medal, Tall Fern, Jordan Hunter, was also a medallist, winning a team bronze medal with the New Zealand Women’s Basketball team!
A talented sportswoman, Jordan’s skill as a basketball player became clear during her College years. Following her Saint Kentigern graduation, Jordon headed to Crowder Community College in the States to combine her academic studies with representative basketball. Strong showings earned her a transfer to Southeast Missouri State University where she completed her education, graduating in 2014. She averaged 8.8 points and a team-leading 3.7 assists for the Redhawks in her senior year.
Jordan was a stand out in the New Zealand Women’s Basketball Championships (WBC) helping her team, Auckland Counties Manukau Lady Hawks, finish runners-up in 2015. Hunter led the competition in points (20.3ppg) and assists (4.5apg) that season. She was signed to Australian side, Adelaide Lightning for the 2016-17 Australian Women’s National Basketball League season and currently plays for the Sturt Sabres.
When she graduated College, Jordan said she had gained a true respect for Saint Kentigern and the opportunities it had provided her.