Ganton earns second Athlete of the Week honor

HUNTINGTON , IN — The Huntington College Athletics Department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of November 22-28, 2004 . Men’s basketball sophomore Kyle Ganton earned the honor for the second time in as many weeks with his outstanding efforts.

Kyle Ganton

Kyle Ganton, an elementary education major from Coldwater , Mich. (Bronson High School), backed up his exceptional play last week with an even stronger performance this week to help lead the Foresters to a 2-1 week. After averaging 20.5 points in four contests a week ago, Ganton raised his game another level dropping in 22.7 points in three games this week. In Tuesday’s MCC opener, he went 8-12 from the field including 3-3 from behind the arc to top all scorers with 21 points in the Foresters’ 70-63 victory over Indiana Wesleyan University . In Huntington ’s 91-81 loss to NCAA Division I IUPUI, Ganton scored all of his 19 points in the second half to lead a charge that helped get the Foresters back in the game. He concluded the week by scoring a career-high 28 points in Huntington ’s 82-63 rout of the Rio Grande Redmen. He went 8-14 from the field, including 5-7 from downtown, and 7-8 from the line. He also added seven rebounds and two assists in the game. The Foresters (7-4, 1-0) return to action on Tuesday, November 30, at 7:00 p.m. They will host the Cougars of St. Francis in the second Mid-Central Conference game of the year.

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. Following a decade of growth and development, Huntington College will become Huntington University in mid-2005. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the 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 northeast Indiana. Huntington 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.


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director