Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of March 21-27, 2005. Women’s track junior Lisa Isabelli and men’s baseball sophomore Levi Sell earned the honors for their outstanding efforts during the week.
Lisa Isabelli, a recreation management major from Shorewood, Ill. (Joliet West High School), supplied one of the highlights for the Foresters in their outdoor track opener at the Vanderbilt Spring Classic. Isabelli finished second in the hammer throw with a distance of 113-7, a 10-foot career best in that event. Illinois State’s Taylor Carbaugh won the event with a mark of 125-1. Isabelli was also a member of the fifth-place 4x100 meter relay. The Foresters will be in action next with a home meet on Saturday, April 2 at 1 p.m.
Levi Sell, a computer science major from Huntington, Ind. (Huntington North High School), picked up two wins in his first two starts of the season for the Foresters on their spring break trip. On Monday, Sell went six innings in Huntington’s 10-5 win over West Virginia Wesleyan, giving up five runs, three earned, on seven hits and two walks while striking out three. He also helped himself at the plate with two hits and two RBI in the game. On Friday, he shutout Capital University for six innings before giving up one run in the seventh to lead Huntington to the 3-1 win. Sell again gave up seven hits and two walks while striking out five Crusaders. The Foresters are currently 4-11 on the season and return to action on Thursday when they host Anderson University in a doubleheader at 4:00 p.m.
The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past eight years, Huntington has produced 52 NAIA All-American honors and 102 All-American 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. Huntington 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.