Huntington University to host tailgating event at IWU

FOR RELEASE
2008-12-16
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will host a tailgate event prior to the Forester men’s basketball game versus Indiana Wesleyan University on Jan. 3.

Tailgating will begin at 1:45 p.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. in room No. 242 of the Recreation and Wellness Center at IWU in Marion, Ind. Tip-off for the game is at 3 p.m. Forester fans may attend the tailgating event at no charge, and Huntington University will provide snacks. Coach Ty Platt will welcome the group before the Foresters take the court for the resumption of Mid-Central Conference play, where HU and IWU are both 1-1. IWU is ranked 10th in the most recent NAIA Division II men’s basketball poll.

Reservations are appreciated and may be made by contacting Pete Schownir, director of community relations, by Jan. 2 at (206) 359-4045.

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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. 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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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284