Five Foresters receive NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

FOR RELEASE
2011-12-02
Decatur, Ala. -The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced today that 485 women’s soccer student-athletes have been named 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Among the list of honorees were five HU women's soccer players:

Senior Shelly Bradbury (Houghton, N.Y., Houghton Academy)
Junior Randee Bushnell (Lansing, Mich., Lansing Christian)
Junior Michelle Hawthorne (Jackson, Mich., Jackson Christian)
Senior Rachel Mathews (Spring Arbor, Mich., Western)
Senior Heidi Zeman (Beavercreek, Ohio, Dayton Christian)

Student-athletes are nominated by their institution’s head coach and must be at least a junior in academic standing and carry a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.  
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. 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. 
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