Three Foresters earn MCC All-Conference honors

HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Mid-Central Conference (MCC) announced its post-season awards for the 2011-12 basketball season and three Huntington University Foresters were among the list of honorees.

For the second time in as many years, senior forward Kelsey Green (Van Buren, Ind., Eastbrook HS) was named First Team All-Conference. She is currently averaging 11.6 points and 9.6 rebounds per outing. In addition to holding the top spot in the MCC for total rebounds/game (9.64) and defensive rebounds/game (6.75), she is currently ranked 12th and 11th respectively in these two categories in NAIA Division II. Green also leads the conference in double doubles with 10. For her career, Green has accumulated 1,028 points and 823 rebounds.

Junior point guard Lauren Meese (Marion, Ind., Oak Hill HS) earned Second Team All-Conference honors. The former MCC Freshman of the Year does a little bit of everything for the Foresters by averaging a team-best 3.5 assists (4th in the MCC) and 2.6 steals (2nd in the MCC) to go along with 8.7 points and 5.5 rebounds per night. She also ranks 5th in the conference in assist/turnover ratio (1.54).

Freshman forward Liesl Davenport (Andrews, Ind., Huntington North HS) was named MCC Freshman of the Year. Davenport stepped into a starting role from day one and is currently averaging 8.1 points and 3.4 rebounds. She is shooting .454 (83-for-183) from the floor and scored a career best 20 points in the Foresters’ 57-54 win over Bryan College on December 31. 
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. 


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director