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Bowers earns Foresters Athlete of the Week honors

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athlete of the Week for the week of March 19-25, 2012. Softball junior Katie Bowers earned the honor for her outstanding effort during the week's competitions.

An exercise science major from Silver Lake, Ind. (Manchester HS), Bowers helped guide the Foresters to a 7-3 record at the Tucson Invitational Games over spring break. The junior second baseman hit .531 for the week with 17 hits that included two doubles. She also scored 10 runs and drove in four more throughout the week.

Bowers is currently ranked 25th in NAIA Division I in batting average (.500) and 34th in hits per game (1.583).

Huntington (8-4) returns to action Thursday at 3:00 p.m. when they travel to Olivet College (Mich.) for a doubleheader.