Verba claims Forester Athlete of the Week honors

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2003-11-24
HUNTINGTON , IN — The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of November 17-23, 2003 . Men’s basketball sophomore Chase Verba earned the honors for his excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.


Chase Verba

Chase Verba, a sophomore basketball player from Angola , Indiana ( Angola High School ), helped lead the Foresters to a 3-0 week. He scored 48 points on 62% shooting (18-29) from the field and 92% shooting (12-13) from the line and grabbed 21 rebounds in the team’s three victories. On Tuesday, Verba had 18 points and 8 rebounds in the Foresters’ 76-67 win over Indiana Institute of Technology. His combined 30 points and 13 rebounds in the Foresters’ two games in the Huntington College/Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Classic on the weekend helped HC defend its tournament title. Verba was one of four Foresters selected as a member of the Classic’s All-Tournament team. The Foresters are now 7-2 on the season and host Trinity International University Tuesday evening at 8:00 p.m.

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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. 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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