Malfait, Ganton named Forester Athletes of the Week

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2005-01-10
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College Athletics Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of January 3-9, 2005. Women’s basketball junior Tiffany Malfait and men’s basketball sophomore Kyle Ganton earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week.

Tiffany Malfait

Tiffany Malfait, a physical education major from Woodburn, Ind. (Woodlan High School) had a career week for the Foresters. Malfait came off the bench to score a career high 10 points on 5-7 shooting against Marian College on Thursday. She backed up that performance by establishing a new career high of 13 points in Huntington’s 59-42 win over Goshen College on Saturday. Malfait went 6-7 from the field, which included the first trey of her career. The Foresters (7-10, 2-4) will next travel to Spring Arbor University to take on the Cougars on Wednesday, January 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Kyle Ganton

Kyle Ganton, an elementary education major from Coldwater, Mich. (Bronson High School), scored 32 points during the week to lead the NAIA 5th-ranked Foresters to a 1-1 record. Ganton scored 12 points to share game-high honors in Huntington’s 79-67 loss to Marian College. In the Foresters’ 84-64 win over Goshen College, Ganton grabbed top scoring honors in the game with his 20 points on 7-9 shooting, including 2-2 from behind the arc and 4-4 from the line. The Foresters (13-6, 5-1) return to action at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11 when they host the Cougars of Spring Arbor University.

The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 50 NAIA All-American honors and 99 All-American Scholar Athlete honors.
Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. Following a decade of growth and development, Huntington College will become Huntington University in mid-2005. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best Midwestern colleges. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The institution is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.
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