Johnson, Kyle earn Athlete of Week honors

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2009-11-09
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Nov. 9-15. Women’s cross country senior Lauren Johnson and men’s basketball senior Kevin Kyle earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.

Lauren Johnson, a senior from Huntington, Ind., ran to a 2nd place finish in the MCC Cross Country Championships on Saturday with a time of 18:38. Johnson's finish qualified her for the 2009 NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Nov. 21 in Vancouver, Wa. Her 2nd place finish also secured her MCC All-Conference honors.

Kevin Kyle, a senior Recreation Management major from Crawfordsville, Ind. (North Montgomery HS), led the Foresters to a 2-0 start to their season. Against Indiana Tech Kyle finished with 16 points and 5 rebounds. He recorded his first double-double of the season against Madonna by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds. The Foresters (2-0) return to action on Friday, Nov. 13, when they host the Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Tournament. They will face the Trojans of Trinity International University at 8 p.m.
 
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. In 2008, Forbes.com listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” 2009 list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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