Athlete of the Week honors Kaufman, Lambright

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2004-10-04
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College Athletics Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of September 27-October 3, 2004. Soccer freshman Sarah Kaufman and men’s tennis sophomore Brian Lambright earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.

Sarah Kaufman
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Sarah Kaufman, a freshman from Ada, Mich. (Forest Hills Central High School), helped lead the Forester soccer team to a 2-0 record in conference play with her four goals and two assists last week. In the Foresters’ 3-0 win over Grace College, Kaufman completed the hat trick netting all three of Huntington’s goals. In their 4-3 victory over Marian College, she scored the Foresters’ first goal of the game and set up teammate Heather O’Keefe with assists on two of her three goals. The Foresters are currently 6-5 on the season and are 2-2 in the Mid-Central Conference (MCC). They next host Taylor University on Wednesday, October 6, at 4:00 p.m.

Brian Lambright
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Brian Lambright, a business major from Shipshewana, Ind. (Westview High School), won seven of his eight matches to help lead the Foresters to a 2-2 record for the week. Lambright won all four of his #6 singles matches and posted a 3-4 record at #2 doubles with teammate Mitchell McDonald. In singles play, he won in straight sets against Marian College (6-2, 6-2) and Anderson University (6-2, 6-0) and came back after dropping the first set to win in three against both Grace College (5-7, 6-2, 6-1) and Franklin College (2-6, 6-4, 7-6). Lambright and McDonald teamed for the 9-8 victory in the Anderson match, defeated Grace 8-6, and beat Franklin 8-5. Only the MCC tournament remains for the men’s tennis team on October 7-9, 2004.

The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 49 NAIA All-American honors and 91 All-American Scholar Athlete honors.
Huntington College 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 best Midwestern colleges. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.
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