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Cobb earns Defender of the Week honors

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. - For the second time this season, Huntington University senior Kate Cobb earned Crossroads League Volleyball Defender of the Week honors as announced earlier today.

The 5-5 defensive specialist accumulated 149 digs over HU’s five matches last week which included tallying a career-best 44 against IU Kokomo. For the week, Cobb averaged 6.5 digs per set and had at least 18 digs in every match, with 27-or-more in four of those contests.

Cobb currently ranks third among her league peers and 18th in the nation in digs per set with her 5.5 average. With five regular season matches remaining, the Foresters are 12-16 overall, 6-7 in conference play which lands them the No. 5 spot in the league standings.  

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 274 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.