Eleven Forester squads earn academic honors

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2013-07-15

HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 898 programs have been named 2012-13 NAIA Scholar-Teams.

Of the 14 Huntington University teams eligible to be nominated, 11 teams earned this honor.

For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution. The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.

SportGPA       Coach
Baseball         3.23    Mike Frame  
Basketball, Women's  3.22Lori Culler
Cross Country, Men's     3.07Tom King
Cross Country, Women's    3.37Tom King
Soccer, Men's3.29Russ Lawson
Soccer, Women's 3.21Ryan Burgher   
Softball3.20Doug Gower
Tennis, Men's 3.33Kreg Eckert
Tennis, Women's3.38Roger Ferguson
Track & Field, Women's3.17Tom King
Volleyball3.45Amy Settle

For a complete list of Scholar Teams by institution, click here.  

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 213 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.
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