Herber earns All-Conference honors

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2011-04-30
Huntington, Ind. - The Foresters competed in the Mid-Central Conference Track & Field Championships this past weekend and Joseph Herber earned All-Conference honors. The men finished sixth in the competition with a team score of 58 and the women were eighth with 25 points.

In the women's competition, Cendall Ogle brought home the highest Forester finish earning fourth place in the 3000 meter steeplechase with her time of 12:36.62. Other top eight finishers included Josann Schoeff in the 100 (8th, 13.13), Krystal McHenry in the 5000 (8th, 20:08.92), Molly Shirey in the 10,000 (5th, 41:34.48), Holly Lutton in the 100 meter hurdles (7th, 17.06) and Kelsey Green in discus (5th, 118-08).

Bethel claimed the women's title with 239 points followed by Indiana Wesleyan (199), Taylor (128.50), Marian (74.50), Spring Arbor (65), Saint Francis (44), Grace (26), HU (25) and Goshen (12).

On the men’s side, Joseph Herber earned All-Conference honors by winning the 10,000 in 32:07.46. He also finished third in the 5,000 in 15:26.84. Todd Fiedler competed and scored in three events which included 4th in javelin (169-00), fifth in triple jump (43-05.75) and eighth in long jump (21-04.25). Alec Rosario had a great showing in the 3000 meter steeplechase finishing second in 9:51.87. Other highlights from the men’s action included Lance Wood in the 10,000 (7th, 33:31.70), Sean LaFontaine in the 400 meter hurdles (5th, 57.33), Ryan Morris in pole vault (7th, 10-03.50), Logan Knox in shot put (7th, 44-06.25) and Caleb Kennedy in javelin (7th, 153-10).

Indiana Wesleyan captured the men's title with 199 points followed by Bethel (162.50), Spring Arbor (127.50), Taylor (126), Marian (60), HU (58), Goshen (44), Grace (25) and Saint Francis (11).
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 173 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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