Eight HU teams recognized academically by NAIA

FOR RELEASE
2011-07-11

Huntington, Ind. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is proud to announce the 2010-11 scholar teams. A record total of 934 teams, an increase over last year’s total of 857, earned at least a 3.0 team grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the 2010-11 academic year, as defined by its institution.

Eight Huntington University teams were nominated and earned recognition in their respective sports.

Sport                                        GPA        Coach                    
Women's Tennis3.57Roger Ferguson
Women's Cross Country 3.43Tom King
Women's Track & Field3.39Tom King
Volleyball3.38Denny Crum
Softball3.25Doug Gower
Women's Basketball3.11Lori Culler
Men's Soccer3.10Russ Lawson
Men's Tennis3.02Roger Ferguson
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. 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.
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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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