Posted On: 09/14/18 6:08 AM

The Edina Hornets won 12 games during the 2017-2018 season while playing in the ultra-competitive Lake Conference. Last year's roster included 11 players from the class of 2019. One of those athletes is Macy Nilsen, the leader of Edina's senior class.

Nilsen is a top 40 player in Minnesota's class of 2019. She is a lengthy guard who can score in multiple ways. She averaged 15 points per game for the Hornets as a junior. In addition to her offensive firepower, Nilsen is a solid defender, and often racks up steals with her outstanding instincts and anticipation.

Macy's biggest area of improvement may the way in which she approaches the game. "I have been focusing on my confidence lately because it doesn't matter how talented you are with no confidence. It used to be difficult to stay confident in myself during an off shooting night," Nilsen said. "But now I don't mind, because I have been focusing on other aspects of my game that I can contribute to my team besides scoring. Now I can make an impact even when I'm having an off night."

Nilsen's evolving basketball outlook stems from spending

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