Fultz, Tropf earn Athlete of Week honors

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2003-10-06
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletics department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of September 29-October 5, 2003. Women’s soccer sophomore Kara Fultz and men’s golf junior Jay Tropf earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.


Kara Fultz

Kara Fultz, a biology – pre-med major from Angola, Ind. (Angola High School), netted two goals for the women’s soccer team in its 8-0 rout of Davenport University on Saturday. Fultz also scored the Foresters’ lone goal in the 2-1 loss at Manchester College on Wednesday. Fultz is the leading netter for the Foresters this season, kicking in six of the Foresters’ 14 goals in 11 games. HC will next host Goshen College at 4 p.m., on October 8.


Jay Tropf

Jay Tropf, a recreation management major from Upland, Ind. (Eastbrook High School), helped lead the team to a third-place finish at the Manchester College Invitational with a t4eam score of 315. He and teammate Micah Beckwith both scored 76 to tie for sixth overall. Tropf proved consistent, scoring a 38 on both the front and back nine. He hit six out of 13 fairways and nine out of 18 greens.


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The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women and hold membership in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 45 NAIA All-American honors and 71 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. US 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 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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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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