Twelve HU squads earn NAIA Scholar-Team honors

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2014-07-16

HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 1,290 athletic programs have been named 2013-14 NAIA Scholar-Teams.

Of the 14 Huntington University teams eligible to be nominated, 12 teams earned this honor.

For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution. The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.

Sport              GPA         Coach
Women's Cross Country    3.66Tom King
Men's Cross Country3.55Tom King
Women's Basketball3.52Lori Culler
Softball3.50Doug Gower  
Men's Tennis3.35Kreg Eckert
Volleyball3.23Amy Settle
Men's Soccer3.22Russ Lawson
Women's Soccer3.22Chris Tillett
Women's Track & Field3.22Tom King
Women's Tennis3.20Roger Ferguson  
Men's Track & Field3.19Tom King
Baseball 3.03Mike Frame
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 222 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.
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