Meyers, Halim named Forester Athletes of Week

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2009-10-28
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1. Women’s volleyball senior Amanda Meyers and men’s soccer freshman George Halim earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.

Amanda Meyers, a senior applied exercise science major from Franklin, Ind. (Franklin High School), helped lead Huntington to a 2-0 record for the week. In addition to the energy and leadership she brought to the court, she also recorded 17 kills and 11 digs for the week. The Foresters will travel to Taylor on Wednesday.

George Halim, a freshman broadcasting major from Richmond, British Columbia, Canada (Burnaby Central High School), finished the season as HU’s leading scorer with nine goals. Against Moody Bible Institute he found the back of the net twice to help lift the Foresters to a 4-3 win over the Archers.

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past eleven years, Huntington has produced 64 NAIA All-America honors and 158 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. In 2008, Forbes.com listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” 2009 list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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Associate Director for Media Relations
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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