Verba garners Athlete of the Week honors

HUNTINGTON , IN — The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of December 8-14, 2003 . Men’s basketball sophomore Chase Verba earned the honors for his outstanding efforts during the week.

Chase Verba

Chase Verba, a sophomore basketball player from Angola , Indiana ( Angola High School ), helped lead the Foresters to a 79-70 win over the University of St. Francis of Joliet , Illinois this past week. Verba scored 18 points on 5-7 shooting from the field and went 8-11 from the line. He also grabbed six rebounds and recorded six steals in the game. The Foresters are now 11-3 on the season and next play host to Cedarville University on Saturday, December 20 at 3:00 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 .


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director