Kaufman, Porterfield Forester Athletes of the Week

Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of October 3-9, 2005. Soccer sophomore Sarah Kaufman and men’s golf senior Andrew Porterfield earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.

Sarah Kaufman

Sarah Kaufman, a sophomore from Ada, Michigan (Forest Hills Central High School), helped lead the Foresters to a 1-0-1 week with her five goals in the two matches. In Huntington’s 2-2 tie with Marian College, Kaufman scored a goal in each half to pull the Foresters even at 2-2 to avoid a loss on the road. On Saturday, her hat trick carried Huntington to the 3-1 win over Taylor University. The Foresters are now 5-6-1 on the season and next host conference rival Bethel College on Tuesday, October 11 at 3:30 p.m.

Andrew Porterfield

Andrew Porterfield, a computer science major from Marion, Indiana (Eastbrook High School), capped off his final Mid-Central Conference Tournament with a two-over par 74 in his final round. His 230 tournament total moved him into a tie for seventh in the individual standings earning him MCC All-Conference honors for the third time in his career. The Foresters finished fifth in the team standings and qualified for the NAIA Region 8 Tournament in the spring. 

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 top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. 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) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.  


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director