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Coverstone receives NSCA All-American Award

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce Huntington University sophomore Mason Coverstone as a 2017 All-American Athlete Award recipient. This award recognizes Coverstone’s athletic accomplishments and his dedication to strength and conditioning.

Nominated by Coach Tyler Palmer of Huntington University, Coverstone’s determination to improve in athletics while maintaining academic prominence is a great model for all student-athletes at Huntington University.

“Mason goes above and beyond what is asked of him,” said Palmer. “His hard work off the court has put him in a position to be successful on the court. It has been a joy to watch his hard work pay off.”

Coverstone is a member of the Forester men’s basketball squad. The 6-6 forward started 24 contests this past season and averaged 8.7 points and 3.7 rebounds per night.

“We are proud to have Tyler Palmer join the NSCA in its mission to safely improve athletic performance,” says Coach Scott Caulfield, the NSCA’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, “Supporting our student-athletes like Mason Coverstone guarantees a stronger future for the NSCA.”

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 254 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.