Under the leadership of Head Coach Tom King, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams have competed in the NAIA National Cross Country Championships numerous times. In 1999, the men’s cross country team finished sixth nationally, the highest team finish by any Forester athletic team then and the second highest to date.
Huntington University competes in the Crossroads League. Huntington University is also a part of the National Intercollegiate Athletic Association (NAIA) and its Champions of Character program.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Sophomore Aspen Dirr ran away with a first place finish in the 5K gray race of the Bethel College Invitational at St. Patrick’s Park Friday night to lead the Forester women’s cross country team to a third place finish out of eight teams. Among a field of 66 runners, the Hudson native clocked in at 19:10.4 to finish over 12 seconds ahead her nearest competitor.
Christine Sparks also ran an impressive race to take third in 19:35.1. Marie Ditzler claimed 16th in 20:42.4…