Ohio native choses HU

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2012-05-15
/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/Athletics/Mefferd - Catelyn.jpgHUNTINGTON, Ind. - Crestview High School standout Catelyn Mefferd is the latest addition to the Huntington University women’s soccer program.

A four-year varsity letter winner for the Knights, Mefferd has served as her team’s captain for three years and has twice been voted Most Valuable Player. She is a First Team All-Northwest Conference pick and has played club for Rangers Premier Futbol Club.

Mefferd has also made a name for herself on the basketball court as evidenced by the numerous awards she has earned including being named Honorable Mention All-Northwest and receiving the Knights’ Defensive Award.

Mefferd has excelled in the classroom where she is a Scholar Athlete in both sports. She also received the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association Scholarship Society Gold Certificate.

She is an active member in FCCLA and the Redeemer Lutheran Church Youth Group.

The exercise science major said, “I chose Huntington because as it came down to the last two schools to decide between, I looked at the pros and cons of each school and decided that I like the atmosphere and team chemistry better at Huntington. I felt that I will have more opportunities at Huntington to grow both personally and spiritually. I’m really excited to be able to play soccer at the college level and to make new friends.”

“I’m really excited Catelyn picked Huntington,” noted Coach Burgher. “Her personality really fits well with the current team and she is going to add a lot. She has the physical ability to compete for multiple positions all over the field and is determined to do just that. I’m excited to get her here in August!”

Catelyn is the daughter of Mark and Melissa Mefferd of Convoy, Ohio. 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 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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