Davenport, Batt named Forester Athletes of Week

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2007-04-02
 Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of March 26-April 1. Women’s track sophomore Lauren Davenport and men’s golf Junior Spencer Batt earned the honor for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.

Lauren Davenport, an exercise science major from Andrews, Ind. (Huntington North High School), had a strong individual performance at the Liberty University Asics Track Invitational. She ran her best time as a Forester in the 800-meter run to finish sixth with her time of 2:23.61, and she ran a leg in the women’s 4x400 relay that finished fifth with a time of 4:08.15. The Foresters next travel to Manchester College for a tri-meet with Bethel College on April 5 at 3 p.m.

Spencer Batt, a business major from New Haven, Ind. (New Haven High School), took medalist honors at the Manchester Spartan Invitational with a two round score of 149. Batt posted a 78 on the first 18 holes and then fired a tournament low 71 in the second round. The Foresters were second in the seven-team invite with a team score of 626. Huntington returns to action on April 6 at the Indiana Wesleyan University Invitational held at Meshingomeshia Golf Club in Marion, Ind.
 
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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