The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced its spring sport Scholar Athletes and 19 Huntington University student-athletes representing eight different teams were among the list of honorees.
In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.
|Ryan Bethel||SR||Baseball||Alvordton, Ohio|
|Jake Hansen||JR||Baseball||Huntertown, Ind.|
|Matt McKinney||JR||Baseball||Peru, Ind.|
|Jamar Weaver||SR||Baseball||Shipshewana, Ind.|
|Tyler Zimske||SR||Baseball||Fort Wayne, Ind.|
|Zach Borntreger||SR||Golf||Fort Wayne, Ind.|
|Abby Poole||JR||Golf||New Palestine, Ind.|
|Marty Harris||JR||Softball||Bloomingdale, Mich.|
|Constanze Golz||SR||Tennis||Friemar, Germany|
|Volodymyr Kohut||SR||Tennis||Lviv, Ukraine|
|Giovanni Martinez||JR||Tennis||Puebla, Mexico|
|Ignacio Poncio||JR||Tennis||Cordoba, Argentina|
|Nick Childs||JR||Track & Field||Dayton, Ohio|
|Ben Gammon||JR||Track & Field||Byron Center, Mich.|
|Brooks Gerke||SR||Track & Field||Auburn, Ind.|
|Codi Wiersema||SR||Track & Field||Byron Center, Mich.|
|Mariah Harter||JR||Track & Field||Warsaw, Ind.|
|Niocole Pennington||SR||Track & Field||Northwood, Ohio|
|Rachael Smelser||JR||Track & Field||Adrian, Mich.|
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 274 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. 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.