Huntington, Ind.—Seven Huntington University fall sport athletes recently earned the highest academic honor awarded to an individual within his or her respective sport. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics awards the All-America Scholar Athlete to juniors and seniors who display excellent achievement in the classroom along with outstanding skill on the playing field. For the 2005-2006 fall season, seven Forester soccer players earned the prestigious honor. Those individuals included:
Robyn Althoff, goalkeeper and junior elementary special education major from Stevensville, Mich.
Joy Bamford, forward and senior psychology major from Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
Kara Fultz, midfielder and senior biology education major from Angola, Ind.
Ashley Gonterman, defender and senior physical education major from Roanoke, Ind.
Hannah Kaufman, defender and junior biology major from Ada, Mich.
Christi Shook, defender and senior not-for-profit business major from Franklin, Ind.
Andrew Hulfish, midfielder and senior elementary special education major from Haddonfield, N.J.
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 50 NAIA All-America honors and 99 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 top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.
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