Thwaits is Forester Athlete of the Week

HUNTINGTON , IN — The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of November 10-16, 2003 . Men’s basketball senior Ryan Thwaits earned the honors for his excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.

Ryan Thwaits

Ryan Thwaits, an entrepreneurial small business management major from Syracuse , Indiana ( Fairfield High School ), helped lead the Foresters’ to a 2-1 week, scoring 42 points and grabbing 27 rebounds in the team’s three road games. On Monday, Thwaits had 17 points and 5 rebounds in the Foresters’ 88-74 win over Urbana University , and in Wednesday’s 57-52 victory over Purdue University Calumet, he scored 12 points and grabbed a team-high 9 rebounds. On Saturday, he posted his second double-double of the season with 13 points and 13 rebounds in the Foresters’ 80-79 loss to Cornerstone University . The Foresters are now 4-2 on the season and host Indiana Institute of Technology this evening at 7:00 p.m.

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The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 45 NAIA All-American honors and 71 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 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).


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director