NAME: Noelle Hubert
SCHOOL: Notre Dame Academy
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Breaking multiple school records
PARENTS: Mike & Christy
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: Play in March madness; coach one day
Notre Dame Academy senior Noelle Hubert is an all-star performer for the regional semifinalist Pandas, a member of the 1,000+ point club and one of the state's top three-point shooters. A 5'-11" shooting guard, she had a good senior year with big games vs. Bracken County (scoring a school-record 31 points), Henry Clay (28 points), Louisville Male (27 points) and 24 points vs. both Lafayette and Southwestern. She capped off the last game of the regular season with an 18-point effort to lead the Pandas in an upset win over the top-ranked George Rogers Clark. She was named to the all-tournament team of the Holiday Classic and was Player of the Game in the Battle in the Hawk's Nest. She was also named first-team all-9th Region and MVP of the 35th District tournament. The Pandas were district champs, beating Holy Cross in the tournament.
Noelle holds numerous school records for her stellar play, including single-season three-pointers, which she surpassed when she hit her 85th three-pointer on the season, finishing the year with a single-season record of 107 three-pointers. She also holds the record for career three-pointers with 246.
Her junior year for the 23-4 Pandas, Noelle averaged 12.9 points a game and 2.4 rebounds per game. She also averaged making 3.1 three-pointers a game and earned numerous honors. She was an honorable mention 9th Region all-star and named the team's Offensive Player of the Year. In addition, she was second-team all-Northern Kentucky (Enquirer) and was selected to the Kentucky Junior All-Star team to play against the Indiana Junior all-stars.
Noelle also plays basketball in national tournaments for the Next Level Academy club team and will continue her play collegiately at Northern Kentucky University. A good student with a 3.9 GPA, Noelle is active in community service and enjoys playing the piano and also plays intramural volleyball and is part of the Pickle Ball and Card clubs. Athletics runs deep in her family. Her father Michael played soccer at Bellarmine, her mother Christine played volleyball at Bellarmine, and her brother Charlie currently plays soccer at Hanover College.
Her favorite athlete is Caitlyn Clark, favorite entertainer is Taylor Swift, favorite movie is The Parent Trap and most-like-to-meet is Zac Efron.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Noelle is known as an elite shooter, but just as important, Noelle is super coachable; she's the ideal teammate, and her commitment to excellence ensured her success on the court and in the classroom. Notre Dame Academy is grateful to have had the opportunity to be a part of Noelle's journey."
— Kes Murphy, Varsity Basketball Coach