Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletics department has announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of January 26-February 1, 2004. Women’s track freshman Molly Andrews and men’s track senior Jonathan Doyle earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week.
Molly Andrews, an undeclared major from Greenwood, Ind. (Greenwood Community High School), had a career weekend at the University of Findlay Indoor Track Invitational. Andrews had two personal bests starting with a fifth-place finish in the 5000 meter run in 19 minutes, 24.65 seconds. The race marked her first time racing under 20 minutes in a 5K. Andrews also ran the 3000 meters, placing tenth in 11:08.45. The track team next travels Greencastle, Ind., to compete at the DePauw University Invitational on Saturday, February 7, at 11:00 a.m.
Jonathan Doyle, an exercise science major from Boardman, Ohio (Boardman High School), had an outstanding individual performance at the University of Findlay Indoor Track Invitational. Doyle posted a time of 8.17 seconds in the preliminary race of the 55 meter high hurdles. In the two-section final, he improved to a sixth-place overall finish with a time of 8.02 seconds. His time meets the NAIA provisional qualification mark to the indoor national championships and marks Doyle’s second time to qualify to the indoor national meet during his collegiate career. He competed in the same event during the 2002 championships. The NAIA Indoor National Track and Field Championships will be held in Johnson City, Tenn., March 4-6, 2004.
The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 45 NAIA All-American honors and 71 All-American 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. USNews & World Report ranks Huntington among the top 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. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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