Foresters excel as scholar-athletes

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1999-11-22
Huntington, Ind.— The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) honored Huntington College athletes for outstanding academic achievement at the Cross Country National Championships in Kenosha, Wis. on November 20.

The Huntington College women’s team had the third highest team grade point average in the nation, while the men’s team had the fourth highest team grade average.

In addition, three Foresters were named NAIA All-America Scholar-Athletes:

· Julie Lowe, a graduate of Jay County High School (Portland, IN). She is pursuing a degree in elementary education at Huntington College.

· Rachel Kaser, a graduate of LaPorte High School (LaPorte, IN) She is pursuing a degree in elementary education at Huntington College.

· Jenifer Reinking, a graduate of Heritage High School (Monroeville, IN). She is pursuing a degree in English education at Huntington College.

At the NAIA National Championships, the men's team placed 6th, while the women's team placed 15th. (Click here for details.)

Cross country is among 14 intercollegiate sports in which Huntington College student-athletes compete. Located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana, the Christian liberal arts college awards graduate and undergraduate degrees in nearly 50 academic concentrations.

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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