Benge repeats as Forester Athlete of Week

Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of December 3-9, 2007. Men’s basketball junior Kyle Benge earned the honor for the second consecutive week.

Kyle Benge, an Elementary/Special Education major from Plymouth, Indiana (Plymouth High School) helped lead Huntington to a 2-0 week by averaging a team-high 19.5 points and 5.5 assists in the Foresters’ two games. He scored 19 points and had three assists in Huntington’s 68-61 win over MCC rival St. Francis and he had 20 points and eight dishes in the Foresters’ 95-60 rout of the Fighting Saints from the University of St. Francis in Illinois. Huntington (9-3) returns to action on Saturday, December 15 when they host Calumet College of St. Joseph at 3:00 p.m.

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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 Baccalaureate Colleges and Best Values in Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest region. 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