HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced its fall sport Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes and included are18 Huntington University student-athletes representing five different teams.
The Forester women’s soccer team boasted the third most individuals on the list of women’s soccer teams with nine total.
In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.
|Codi Wiersema||Sr||Men's Cross Country||Byron Center, Mich.|
|Rachael Smelser||Jr||Women's Cross Country||Adrian, Mich.|
|Miguel de Sousa||Jr||Men's Soccer||Lisbon, Portugal|
|Troy Hester||Sr||Men's Soccer||Liberty Center, Ohio|
|Matheus Louzada||Jr||Men's Soccer||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Travis Rippe||Jr||Men's Soccer||Fort Wayne, Ind.|
|Ty Sproat||Jr||Men's Soccer||Auburn, Ind.|
|Hayden Suter||Sr||Men's Soccer||Coatesville, Ind.|
|MaKayla Barrantes||Sr||Women's Soccer||Greenacres, Fla.|
|Abigail Field||Jr||Women's Soccer||Holland, Mich.|
|Tessy Geiss||Jr||Women's Soccer||Granville, Ohio|
|Audra Klopfenstein||Sr||Women's Soccer||Archbold, Ohio|
|Matéa Knispel||Jr||Women's Soccer||Fort Wayne, Ind.|
|Blaire Koomler||Jr||Women's Soccer||Fort Wayne, Ind.|
|Samantha McCoy||Sr||Women's Soccer||Greenfield, Ind.|
|Nicole Pennington||Sr||Women's Soccer||Northwood, Ohio|
|Brandi Spear||Sr||Women's Soccer||Shippensburg, Pa.|
|Josie Beaver||Sr||Volleyball||Huntington, Ind.|
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.