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Women’s basketball claims Academic Excellence Award

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. - Each year an Academic Excellence Award is given to the HU athletic team with the highest team grade point average for the year. The women’s basketball team claimed the top spot for the 2017-18 year with a team GPA of 3.665. 

“I want to congratulate all of our student-athletes for their outstanding academic performance on the year,” said HU athletic director Lori Culler. “With four teams tallying a 3.5 or higher GPA and 14 of our 18 programs posting a 3.1 or better, our student-athletes continue to maintain a high standard of excellence in the classroom as well as on the playing field. Well done Forester STUDENT-athletes!”

 Women's Basketball  3.665
 Women's Soccer  3.641
 Women's Tennis  3.591
 Women's Golf  3.536
 Women's Track & Field  3.389
 Women's Bowling  3.369
 Men's Golf  3.317
 Women's Cross Country  3.259
 Men's Basketball  3.250
 Men's Soccer  3.249
 Volleyball  3.208
 Mens Tennis  3.188
 Cheer Squad  3.168
 Softball  3.107
 Men's Track & Field  2.939
 Men's Cross Country  2.938
 Baseball  2.780
 Men's Bowling  2.607


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.