Athlete of the Week honors go to Allen, Hill

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2002-11-25
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of November 18 – 23, 2002. Women’s basketball junior Lane Allen and men’s basketball senior Adam Hill earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.

Allen, a Chemistry major from Richmond, Ind. (Centerville High School), helped lead the Forester basketball squad to a 2-0 record for the week. In Tuesday’s 68-60 victory over Tri-State, Allen shot a perfect 7-7 from the field and 1-2 from the line for 15 points. She also brought down 13 rebounds and had two steals. On Saturday, she again finished with 15 points, this time going 6-7 from the field and 3-3 from the line. Adding to her stats, she blocked two shots, grabbed 12 caroms and stole two balls in the 88-48 routing of Bluffton. The Lady Foresters are now 6-2 on the season.

Hill, a business management major from Parker City, Ind. (Wapahani High School), scored 55 points in three games and was named to the Huntington College/Ness Brothers Hall of Fame Classic All-Tournament team while helping to continue the Foresters’ unbeaten streak. In Tuesday’s 78-74 victory over Indiana Tech, Hill scored 18 points on 6-11 shooting, tallied nine assists and pulled down eight rebounds. In Friday’s tournament game, Hill was a perfect 5-5 from the field, 3-3 from behind the arc and 2-2 from the line for a total of 15 points. In Saturday’s championship game, he scored 22 points to bring the Foresters to victory. Hill is currently the leading scorer for the team, averaging 17.1 points per game over eight games.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. US News & World Report ranks Huntington among the Top 10 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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