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Demott named league’s defensive player of the week

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. - Huntington University freshman keeper Autumn Demott has been selected as the Crossroads League Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.

Demott picked up two wins last week including her second clean sheet of the season. Against Taylor on Tuesday, the rookie collected ten saves and surrendered just one goal in the Foresters’ 2-1 double OT win over the Trojans.

On Saturday, Demott went the distance in goal to register a 1-0 shutout over Indiana Wesleyan. She finished with nine saves.

The Hastings (Mich.) native currently boasts four wins against just one loss. On average, she is giving up .89 goals per contest and has tallied 45 saves in eight matches.

The Foresters (9-7, 3-4) are back in action on Wednesday when they face the University of Saint Francis at 7:00 p.m.

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 234 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.