Andrews, Johnson Forester Athletes of the Week

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2005-10-24
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of October 17-23, 2005. Two Forester cross country runners, junior Molly Andrews and freshman Nick Johnson, earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.


Molly Andrews

Molly Andrews, a math education major from Greenwood, Ind. (Greenwood Community High School), earned Mid-Central College (MCC) All-Conference honors for the first time in her career with a 12th place finish in the MCC Cross Country Championships on Saturday. Her time of 19:32 took 23 seconds off her previous season best. The Foresters finished fifth in the team standings. Huntington next will compete in the NAIA Region 8 meet on Saturday, November 5 at 11 a.m. in Grand Rapids, Mich.


Nick Johnson



Nick Johnson, an exercise science major from Huntington, Ind. (Huntington North High School) also earned MCC All-Conference honors with his 10th place finish in the men’s MCC Championship race. His time of 26:16 was the best of his young career. Huntington’s men also finished fifth in the team standings and will next compete in the NAIA Region 8 meet on Saturday, November 5 at 11 a.m. in Grand Rapids, Mich. 
 
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 top comprehensive 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) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.  
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