KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced its 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes and among the list of honorees were five Huntington University runners.
In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, 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.
The HU cross country runners recognized include:
|Tyler Herber||JR||Fremont, IN||Fremont|
|Brian Menzie||SR||Pierceton, IN||Whitko|
|Gretchen Pyper||SR||Huntington, IN||Huntington North|
|Natalie Spahr||SR||Huntington, IN||Huntington North|
|Krista Wood||JR||Waterville, OH||Toledo Christian|
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 222 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.