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Menzie and Herber named Scholar Athletes

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KANSAS CITY, Mo.The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced last week that 210 men’s cross country student-athletes have been named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes and among the list of honorees are two Huntington University athletes.

For the second consecutive year, senior Brian Menzie was named to the list. Menzie hails from Pierceton, Ind. and attended Whitko High School. Junior Tyler Herber (Fremont, Ind., Fremont H.S.) was also recognized as a Scholar Athlete.

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 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.