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Nash named league’s Field Athlete of the Week

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. – For the second time this spring, senior Jake Nash was selected as the Crossroads League Field Athlete of the Week as announced this afternoon.

Nash finished first in high jump at Little State hosted by Indiana Wesleyan over the weekend. His leap of 7’0”.25 was a personal best for the Lebanon (Ohio) native and for his efforts was named the Little State Field Athlete of the Meet as voted on by the coaches.

Nash’s PR mark also landed him a spot at the NAIA Outdoor Field and Track National Championships slated for the end of May. It will be his second trip to outdoor nationals in high jump.

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.