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May 16, 2017 Sports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – An 11-hour drive, a different time zone, and temperatures in the low 90s proved to be non-factors for the red-hot Forester’s baseball team as they opened up play in the NAIA Opening Round baseball tournament on Monday. HU posted a 12-6 win over the #2-seeded St. Thomas University Bobcats (FL) at Harrison Field on Faulkner University’s campus. Coach Frame’s crew came in to the tournament as the #3 seed in the Montgomery bracket carrying a 34-11 overall record.
As has been the case for the Foresters this season, they wasted no time scoring early and scoring often. After a double to right-center from Adam Roser, senior slugger Shea Beauchamp put Huntington on the board with a two-run blast over the left-center field wall to give HU the early 2-0 advantage. That lead proved to be short-lived, though, as St. Thomas’s Palenzuela delivered a two-run shot of his own in the Bobcats’ half of the 1st inning.
Roser helped HU regain the lead in the 2nd by delivering his second two-bagger of the game down the right field line to bring around Will Coursen-Carr, who reached on a walk earlier in the inning. St. Thomas added three more runs of their own over the next four innings while keeping HU’s bats at bay.
A Bobcat pitching change in the top of the 7th was just the spark HU needed. Beauchamp opened the inning by wearing a pitch on his left shoulder which was followed by a Dylan Henricks seeing-eye single to left center. By way of a two-out, three-run homerun to left field off the bat of senior transfer, Will Coursen-Carr, helped HU regain the lead, which HU would not relinquish. Tyler Zimske followed the home run with a stand-up double and would come around to score in the same frame to give HU a 7-5 lead.
The Forester bats continued to baffle STU’s pitching staff. Two more timely hits, this time from the bat of senior third-baseman, Andy Roser, accounted for four of HU’s final five runs in the 8th and 9th innings to help them cruise to the 12 – 6 finale. Roser finished the day with two hits and 4 RBI. His brother, Adam Roser collected three hits, two for extra bases. Henricks finished the night with two hits and Coursen-Carr tallied two hits as well as three RBI. Tarrin Beachy got the win on the mound for HU for his fifth win of the season. He came on in relief for starter, Mason Shinabery, who gave up five runs on nine hits over 4 1/3 innings. Beachy tossed a masterful 2 1/3 innings, allowing one run on four hits. Caleb Landrum pitched the final 1 1/3 inning, allowing zero runs on zero hits to close the game. Here is what Coach Frame had to say about his team’s performance: “I didn’t think we were great today, but we just kept grinding out at-bats. Mason kept us in the game and Tarrin and Caleb gave us a lift in relief. St. Thomas is an outstanding team and we feel fortunate to get the win.”
With their game 1 win, HU stays in the winner’s bracket and will face #1 seed Faulkner University on Tuesday at 4:30 pm EDT.

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Campus Ministries


19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Norris Friesen

The kickoff for the UCAN CRUSH HUNGER campaign is October 23-November 6. We desperately need your help! Please consider what you can do to help us increase our total by purchasing non-perishable food or by donating money ($1 = 4# of food). Tthe Olympiad “Can Construction” activity on Saturday, October …


18 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Layla bb Solms || Campus Ministries

The office of Campus Ministries is pleased to announce that our Suggest a Chapel Speaker link is live and ready to go! This is your opportunity to recommend a pastor, author, or ministry leader, etc. of your choosing. Here’s how it works: In your campus portal, go to CAMPUS MINISTRIES …

CMC Ekk 10/25/17

18 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Juliet Wilson

Your CMCs are putting on an Ekk on October 25 at 9:30 P.M. in Zurcher auditorium. Everyone is invited and one chapel credit will be offered! The focus will be seeking God’s will for your life.


Evening Prayer in Miller

19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: David E Alexander

Please join for 7 minutes of community prayer every night (unless there is no school the next day) at 10pm in Miller Hall basement. This week we are thanking God for his Word (in creation, scripture, and Christ) in honor of the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah (a little late, …

Special Buy!! $19.95 Hoodies!!

19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: HU Bookstore

$19.95 hoodies are in at the bookstore. Get yours before they are gone!

Learn from a Leader – Mitch Kruse

19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Brock Zehr

The Huntington University Business & Economics department will host this event on Tuesday, 10/24 6:30 pm Dowden Science Building – Hiner Hall. Mitch Kruse is the host of The Restoration Road, which is seen weekly throughout the world on multiple Christian television networks as well as NBC, ABC, and MyTV …

Student Activities

Hardy Hall Halloween Party

19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Tre Stahly

Fun, Games, Prizes, Food, and Great times! When: October 31st at 7 pm Where: Wright Lounge Admission: 1 bag of candy to share What: Hardy Hall Halloween Part It will be an amazing time with great food, lots of fun, and a costume contest with prizes for the best single, …

Global Vision Meeting

19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Katlyn Miller

Calling all students interested in missions! Global Vision will be having a meeting tomorrow, from noon to one in the Forester Room in the lower D.C. Justin Siemens will be speaking; he and wife live in Taiwan where they teach English and help run a coffee shop. Come out to …

Olympiad Commuter Event Sign Up Sheets

19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Student Activities Board (SAB)

Event sign up sheets are posted in the commuter lounges of Loew Brenn and the Science Hall. Commuters please sign up as soon as possible for the events you would like to participate in for this year’s Olympiad.


Summer 2018 Public Speaking Offered

19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Kevin Miller

CO215 PUBLIC SPEAKING (3 credit hours) will be offered on campus from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 beginning Friday, May 18, and ending Friday, June 1, 2017. Summer tuition fees apply. Contact Kevin Miller at kmiller@huntington.edu if you have questions.

Honors Lecture Featuring Prof. Gregor Roth, Monday Oct. 23rd at 8pm

18 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Todd Martin

Join us on Monday October 23, 2017 at 8pm for a lecture by professor Gregor Roth who will be presenting on “Studies in Beauty: Symmetry, Form and Presentness in the Physical World.” The lecture will be in the Longacre Recital Hall, Merillat Center for the Arts.

Honors Lecture Featuring Prof. Gregor Roth, Monday Oct. 23rd at 8pm

18 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Todd Martin

Join us on Monday October 23, 2017 at 8pm for a lecture by professor Gregor Roth who will be presenting on “Studies in Beauty: Symmetry, Form and Presentness in the Physical World.” The lecture will be in the Longacre Recital Hall, Merillat Center for the Arts.


Huntington City-Township Public Library Card

19 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Jessi Brown

Patrons enrolled in a college or university who do not live in the service district, but attend a school that operates in our service area are eligible for a card.  To get a card students will need to show a photo id, proof of local address, and  proof of attendance …

Student Teaching in Thailand

19 Oct 2017

8 days left to buy Thailand t-shirts! Please help support this trip. https://www.customink.com/fundraising/takingonthailand?side=front&type=6&zoom=false 

OTD Miles for a Mission 5k

18 Oct 2017 | Posted By: Allyson Trout

HU Doctorate of Occupational Therapy students will be hosting a 5k on main campus October 28th at 9am. Olympiad points will be available for those who wish to receive them. The cost for students will be $15 and the cost for non-students will be $20. T-shirts will be available while …