Hill garners weekly honor

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2003-01-20
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of January 13 – 19, 2003. Men’s basketball senior Adam Hill earned the honor for his excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.

Hill, a business management major from Parker City, Ind. (Wapahani High School), scored 27 points in both of the Foresters’ match-ups this week. In Tuesday’s victory over Marian, he shot 8-for-13, going 6-for-11 from behind the arc and a perfect 5-for-5 at the charity stripe. Against Bethel on Saturday, Hill shot 8-for-14, going 5-for-8 in three point field goals and 6-for-7 at the free throw line. For the week, he combined for 11 rebounds, 12 assists and four steals. Hill, the NAIA Div. II leader in free throws, currently posts a .942 free throw percentage. The Foresters are 17-4 on the season and currently share the lead in the Mid-Central Conference standings with Taylor and Marian, each at 3-1.

The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past six years, Huntington has produced 39 All-America honors and 67 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. US News & World Report ranks Huntington among the Top 10 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.

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