Adam Hill earns Athlete of the Week

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2003-01-27

Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of January 20 – 26, 2003. Men’s basketball senior Adam Hill earned the honor for his excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.

Hill, a business management major from Parker City, Ind. (Wapahani High School), led the No. 8 Foresters to two conference wins over the week. At Grace on Tuesday, the Foresters won by three points in overtime with Hill leading the way in the extra period. He finished the game with 28 points, shooting 8-12 from the field, 3-6 behind the line and 9-9 from the charity stripe. Hill also contributed two assists and one steal. In Saturday's home match-up with the No. 12 Taylor Trojans, Hill once again led the way in a Foresters win with 22 points. He shot 8-16 from the field, 3-7 from three-point range and 3-4 at the foul line. Hill also had a hot hand away from shooting the ball, pushing three steals and seven assists. The Foresters are 19-4 on the season and currently share the lead in the Mid-Central Conference with Marian, both at 5-1.

The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past six years, Huntington has produced 39 All-America honors and 67 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. 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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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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