Athlete of Week honors Gordon

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2002-01-06

Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athlete of the Week for the time spanning December 17, 2002 - January 5, 2003. Women’s basketball senior Sarah Gordon earned the honor for her excellent efforts during the Christmas break competitions..

Gordon, a history education major from Wolcottville, Ind. (Prairie Heights High School), was named to the All-Tournament team at the Warner Southern Tournament in Lake Wales, Fla. on Jan 3-4. She poured in 17 points, shooting 5-11 from the field, 4-5 from the line, with four rebounds, two assists and two steals in a 70-60 loss to Warner Southern on Friday. Against Cardinal Stritch of Wisconsin on Saturday, Gordon led the Foresters to a 71-67 victory with 21 points. She shot 9-16 from the field with one rebound, two assists and one steal. She currently leads the Mid-Central Conference with 22 points per game. Her 308 points so far this season gives her a 1,220 total career points, moving her to 10th on the all-time scorers list for the Forester women's basketball program. Gordon is a Dean’s List honoree. The Lady Foresters are currently 7-7 on the season.

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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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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