Huntington, Ind. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced its spring sport Scholar-Athletes and 15 Huntington student-athletes representing seven different teams were among the list of honorees.
Of the 126 women's tennis student-athletes named 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, the Forester women’s tennis team along with MCC rival Grace College led all institutions with five members each.
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.
The HU spring athletes recognized included:
|Name || ||Sport || ||Major || ||Hometown |
|Megan Adams|| ||Women's Tennis|| ||Public Relations|| ||Portland, Indiana|
|Jameel Brenneman|| ||Men's Tennis|| ||Broadcasting|| ||Saint Marys, Ohio|
|Jonathan Brenneman|| ||Men's Tennis|| ||History|| ||Saint Marys, Ohio|
|Jordan Dawes|| ||Golf|| ||Business Management|| ||Leesburg, Indiana|
|Travis Frantz|| ||Baseball|| ||Exercise Science|| ||Fremont, Indiana|
|Kelsey Green|| ||Women's Track & Field|| ||Math Education|| ||Van Buren, Indiana|
|Joni Holsem|| ||Women's Tennis|| ||Nursing|| ||Grandville, Michigan|
|Brita Kuiper|| ||Softball|| ||Nursing|| ||Bellevue, Michigan|
|Krystal McHenry|| ||Women's Track & Field|| ||Accounting|| ||Fremont, Indiana|
|Ryan Morris|| ||Men's Track & Field|| ||Missions|| ||Portage, Indiana|
|Haley Neiderhiser|| ||Women's Tennis|| ||Youth Ministry|| ||Cedar Rapids, Iowa|
|Cory Powell|| ||Golf|| ||Business Management|| ||Gas City, Indiana|
|Molly Shirey|| ||Women's Track & Field|| ||Exercise Science|| ||Mooreland, Indiana|
|Lauren Sunderman|| ||Women's Tennis|| ||Nursing|| ||Huntington, Indiana|
|Matt Wilson|| ||Golf|| ||Business Management|| ||Fort Wayne, Indiana|
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 173 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.