Foresters earn All-America Scholar Athlete honors

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2004-12-10
Huntington, Ind.—Eight Huntington College fall sport athletes recently earned the highest academic honor awarded to an individual within his or her respective sport. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) awards the All-America Scholar Athlete to juniors and seniors who display excellent achievement in the classroom along with outstanding skill on the playing field. For the 2004-2005 fall season, seven Forester soccer players and one volleyball player earned the prestigious honor. Those individuals included:

WOMEN’S SOCCER

Joy Bamford, a junior psychology major from Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
Kara Fultz, a junior biology education major from Angola, Ind.
Ashley Gonterman, a junior physical education major from Roanoke, Ind.
Christi Shook, a junior not-for-profit business major from Franklin, Ind.
MEN’S SOCCER

Benjamin Gayed, a junior chemistry major from Huntington, Ind.
Chad Pryor, a junior business management major from Sheridan, Ind.
Scott Samson, a senior recreation management major from Mason, Mich.
VOLLEYBALL

Jami Fusselman, a senior mathematics education major from Huntington, Ind.
The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past seven years, Huntington has produced 50 NAIA All-America honors and 99 All-America 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 top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The institution 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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