Spitnale, Janson named Forester Athletes of Week

Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 8-14. Women’s soccer freshman Stephanie Spitanle and men’s soccer sophomore Abe Janson earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.

Stephanie Spitnale, a freshman from Cloverdale, Ohio (Continental High School), had a stellar week for the Forester soccer team. She tallied two goals and four assists in Huntington’s two games including a two goal and three assists in the Foresters’ 6-1 win over Taylor University. The Foresters (8-8) host Bethel College on Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. in their final regular season match.

Abe Janson
Abe Janson, a recreation management major from Parma, Mich. (Western High School), helped lead the Foresters to a 2-0 week with three goals and an assist. Against Taylor University Fort Wayne, Janson scored once and assisted on another in Huntington’s 10-0 blow-out, and he scored back-to-back goals against Moody Bible Institute to lead the Foresters to a 3-0 victory. Huntington (8-7) returns to action on Oct. 16 at 3:30 p.m. in a home contest against Goshen College.

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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. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director