Benge named Forester Athlete of Week

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2007-12-03
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2. Men’s basketball junior Kyle Benge earned the honor for his outstanding effort during the week’s competitions.

Kyle Benge, an elementary/special education major from Plymouth, Ind. (Plymouth High School), averaged 17.5 points and two assists in Huntington’s two games during the week. He scored 18 points and had two assists against Olivet Nazarene University, and he had 17 points and two dishes in the Foresters’ 80-64 win over Marian College. Huntington (7-3) returns to action on Dec. 4 when the team host the University of St. Francis at 7 p.m.

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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. 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).  
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