Andrews, Porter receive Athlete of the Week honors

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2004-03-29
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of March 22-28, 2004. Track freshman Molly Andrews and baseball junior Brian Porter earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week.


Molly Andrews

Molly Andrews, a freshman from Greenwood, Ind. (Greenwood Community High School), was a bright spot for Huntington College at the Wheaton College Track Invitational this past weekend. Andrews paced the Foresters with her first-place finish in the 10,000 meter run with a time of 41 minutes, 21.6 seconds. Huntington finished eleventh out of a field of 20 teams with 20.5 points. The track team next travels to Sewanee, Tenn., to compete at the University of the South Invitational on Saturday, April 3.



Brian Porter

Brian Porter, a recreation management major from Alexandria, Ind. (Alexandria-Monroe High School), helped the Forester baseball team stay undefeated in conference play with his success at the plate. In two wins over the Goshen College Maple Leafs, Porter banged out five hits, including a double and his sixth homerun of the season, and batted in two runs. He currently leads the MCC in seven offensive categories including batting average (.550), slugging percentage (1.000), on base percentage (.609), hits per game (1.83), RBI’s per game (1.50) runs scored per game (1.25), and homeruns (6). Last week Porter was named the NAIA Region VIII and Mid-Central Conference (MCC) Player of the Week. The Foresters are currently 6-8 overall and 4-0 in conference play. The Foresters next host Manchester College on Tuesday, March 30 at 3:30 p.m.

The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 47 NAIA All-American honors and 78 All-American Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. USNews & 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 College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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