Bontreger named Forester Athlete of the Week

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2004-01-12
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of January 5-11, 2004. Men’s basketball junior Adam Bontreger earned the honors for his outstanding efforts during the week.


Adam Bontreger

Adam Bontreger, an English education major from Topeka, Ind. (Westview High School), helped lead the Foresters to a 1-1 record in the opening week in Mid-Central Conference play. Bontreger was 7-10 from the field for the week, including 5-6 for behind the arc, and dished out 10 assists. He had his best outing in a Forester uniform in Huntington’s 82-73 win over Goshen College. He went 6-7 from the field, hit four of his five three-point attempts and handed out six assists as the Foresters snapped Goshen’s 16-game winning streak. The Foresters are now 14-4 on the season and 1-1 in conference play. They next travel to Indianapolis to take on the Marian College Knights on Tuesday, January 13 at 7:00 p.m.

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-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 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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