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The 19th-ranked Forester women’s basketball team (6-1) successfully defended their own tourney title Saturday afternoon with a 66-55 win over IU Southeast (4-2).
It was a dreary, breezy day at Rim Rock Farm for the 35th Annual NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Championships on Saturday where HU juniors Krista Wood and Hannah Moore competed as two of 84 individual qualifiers.
It’s not too often that a 19th-ranked team playing on their own home court gets to steal a win but Friday night that’s exactly what happened when Courtney Baker banked in a one-handed floater at the buzzer to give the HU women’s basketball team a 66-65 win over the University of St. Francis (IL).
The Forester bowling teams stayed in the Midwest on Saturday to compete in the AC Open at Lenawee Recreation Center in Adrian (Mich.) where the women claimed 3rd and the men took 4th.
Despite a sluggish first half, the HU men’s basketball team gutted out a 68-57 win over Wilberforce University (2-4) Tuesday night at Platt Arena to improve to 7-1 overall.
The NAIA national office announced last week the team and individual qualifiers for the 2014 NAIA Cross Country National Championships and among the list of individual qualifiers are Huntington University juniors Hannah Moore and Krista Wood.



athlete of the week


Derek McKinney


Derek picked up a pair of complete-game wins last week which included a 4-0 shutout over Grace.