Sheckler repeats as Forester Athlete of Week

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2008-02-11
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 4-10. Men’s basketball senior Doug Sheckler earned the honor for the second consecutive week.

Doug Sheckler, an elementary education major from Columbia City, Ind. (Columbia City High School), had an outstanding performance in Huntington’s lone game of the week. His double-double of 29 points and 14 rebounds helped the Foresters overcome an 18-point second half deficit to pull off the 66-63 come-from-behind win over Taylor University. The Foresters (18-8, 8-4) next travel to Michigan to take on the Cougars of Spring Arbor University on Feb. 13 at 7 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 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).  
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Joanne Green
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