HUNTINGTON, IN - The Huntington College Athletics Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of January 10-16, 2005. Women’s basketball senior Jamie Grogg and men’s basketball sophomore Alex Kock earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.
Jamie Grogg, an exercise science major from Huntington, Ind. (Huntington North High School), scored 27 points to help lead the Foresters to an 82-76 overtime win over Spring Arbor University. Grogg scored 23 of her 27 points in the second half and overtime period. For the game, she was 7-11 from the field, including 5-8 from behind the arc, and 8-8 from the charity stripe. The Foresters (8-11, 3-5) next take to the road on Saturday, January 22, to play Indiana Wesleyan University at 1:00 p.m.
Alex Kock, a physical education and health major from Auburn, Ind. (DeKalb High School), averaged 26 points and 8.5 rebounds in the Foresters two wins during the week. In Tuesday’s 82-64 win over Spring Arbor University, Kock had 16 points and game-high eight rebounds, and in Saturday’s 83-66 win over Bethel College, he dropped in a career-high 36 points and totaled nine rebounds in the game. Kock went 14-20 from the floor, including 4-5 from 3-point range and 4-4 from the free throw line. The Foresters (15-6, 7-1) will host Indiana Wesleyan University on Saturday, January 22, at 3 p.m.
The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past eight years, Huntington has produced 50 NAIA All-American honors and 99 All-American Scholar Athlete honors.