HUNTINGTON , IN — The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of November 17-23, 2003 . Men’s basketball sophomore Chase Verba earned the honors for his excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.
Chase Verba, a sophomore basketball player from Angola , Indiana ( Angola High School ), helped lead the Foresters to a 3-0 week. He scored 48 points on 62% shooting (18-29) from the field and 92% shooting (12-13) from the line and grabbed 21 rebounds in the team’s three victories. On Tuesday, Verba had 18 points and 8 rebounds in the Foresters’ 76-67 win over Indiana Institute of Technology. His combined 30 points and 13 rebounds in the Foresters’ two games in the Huntington College/Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Classic on the weekend helped HC defend its tournament title. Verba was one of four Foresters selected as a member of the Classic’s All-Tournament team. The Foresters are now 7-2 on the season and host Trinity International University Tuesday evening at 8:00 p.m.
# # #