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Jacob, Roth earn Athlete of the Week honors

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Huntington, Ind.- The Huntington College athletics department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of March 24-30, 2003. Women's track and field junior Nicole Jacob and men's baseball junior Marc Roth earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week's competitions.

Nicole JacobJacob, a psychology major from Van Wert, Ohio (Van Wert High School), was an asset to the Forester's sixth-place overall performance at the 19-team Jerry England Invitational in Indianapolis on Saturday. Jacob finished third in the 800 meter run in a career best time of 2:26.74. She also anchored the women's 4x400 relay. Jacob is a Dean's List honoree and a member of the Forester cross country team.

Marc RothRoth, a business-management major from North Manchester, Ind. (Manchester High School), clubbed two hits and one RBI to bring in teammate Josh Long in the first game against Bethel on Thursday. In the course of nine games, Roth's .438 batting average has come from 14 hits on 32 at bats. He has also garnered five runs and seven RBI's. The baseball team is currently 4-6 on the season.

The Huntington College Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past six years, Huntington has produced 43 All-America honors and 67 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. US News & World Report ranks Huntington among the Top 10 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.