Schroeder, Johnson earn Athlete of Week honors

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2006-10-23
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of October 16-22, 2006. Women’s volleyball freshman Alyssa Schroeder and men’s cross country sophomore Nick Johnson earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.

Alyssa Schroeder, an Elementary Education major from Huntington, Indiana (Huntington North High School), helped lead Huntington to a 3-1 record for the week. As the Foresters’ setter, she dished out 198 assists in the four matches for an average of 11.6 per game. Schroeder currently leads Huntington with her 10.2 season average. The Foresters (22-11) will next play host to Spring Arbor University on Wednesday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m.

Nick Johnson, an Exercise Science major from Huntington, Indiana (Huntington North High School) led the Foresters to a third place finish in the Mid-Central Conference (MCC) championships by placing fourth in the 8K race with a time of 26:13. The sophomore also earned MCC All-Conference honors for the second time in his young career. Huntington will next compete for the NAIA Region VIII championship at Indiana Wesleyan University on Saturday, November 4 at 11:00 a.m.
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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