Local Student Qualifies for NAIA Nationals

Freshman Tim Holtz to throw discuss for Huntington College
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1996-04-25

HUNTINGTON, IN April 25, 1996 --- Tim Holtz, a freshman at Huntington College has qualified for the NAIA National Track and Field Championships. Last Saturday, Tim threw the discuss 160’ 10" to surpass the qualifying mark.

Coach Tom King said, "this is an outstanding throw, especially for a freshman. Tim continues to improve."

The championships will be held May 22-25, 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tim is the son of Tom and Jacqueline Holtz of Peoria, Illinois.

Huntington College was founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. For nearly 100 years, Huntington College has offered high-quality academic programs to equip men and women to impact our world for Christ. The four-year liberal arts college offers graduate and undergraduate programs in nearly 50 fields of study. A member of the National Association for the Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the Huntington College competes in 13 sports for men and women. Located on a contemporary, wooded campus in Huntington, Indiana, the College is among the fastest growing members of the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities.

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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