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Woll named NAIA National Player of the Week

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The NAIA national office announced today that Huntington University senior forward Daniel Woll has been named the NAIA National Division II Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of December 12, 2016. 

Woll, an elementary and special education major from Columbia City, Ind. (Columbia City High School), helped guide the Foresters to a pair of wins last week.  He started the week with 14 points and ten rebounds in HU’s 99-70 win over Grace College on Tuesday.

He followed that up with the first triple double in HU program history by putting up 25 points, 20 rebounds and ten assists in Saturday’s 110-95 win over Asbury University.

For the week, Woll averaged 19.5 points, 15.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 3.0 blocks and 2.5 steals. He shot 60.0 percent (18-for-30) from the field and made all three of his freebies. The 6-7 forwards currently sits 22nd in the NAIA in total blocks (19) and 25th in total steals (23).

The last Forester to be named an NAIA National Player of the Week was Caleb Kennedy back in January of 2012.

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 254 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.