Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Sept. 9 - 16, 2002. Women’s cross country junior Jenny Cook and men’s soccer junior Marc Cameron earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.
Cook, an elementary education major from Gregory, Mich. (Fowlerville High School), led the No. 24 women’s cross country team to a fourth-place finish at Cedarville’s Friendship Invitational over the weekend. Cook placed second in the 5k race, finishing in 18:43.18, fifteen seconds behind the winner from Cedarville. As a team, the women finished behind No. 1 Cedarville, Wright State and Northern Kentucky. Cook is also an NAIA All-American track and field runner for the Foresters and a Dean’s List honoree. Between track and cross country, she has participated in the NAIA National Championships a total of three times.
Cameron, a business management major from London, England (St. Michael’s High School), was a key member to the men’s soccer 1-0 victory over Indiana Tech on Saturday. He scored off an assist from Luke Caldwell in the fourth minute of overtime to give the Foresters a 1-0 advantage over Indiana Tech. The goal snapped a three-game losing streak and improves the team to 2-3 on the season. For the week, the Foresters went 1-1 with Cameron taking two shots on goal against Bethel and four shots on goal versus Indiana Tech. Cameron was also a member of last year’s 11-7 soccer squad.
The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past six years, Huntington has produced 38 All-America honors and 60 All-America 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. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.
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