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October 2, 2017 Sports Comments Off on Here’s whats happening in Sports this week Posted By: Sandy Marion

Oct. 3– W. Soccer vs University of Saint Francis @ 4:00 PM
Oct. 6 – Volleyball vs Grace College @ 7:00 PM (Homecoming)
Oct. 7 – M. Soccer vs Goshen College @ 2:00 PM


Oct. 2 – M. JV Soccer @ Indiana Tech (The Plex) @ 4:00 PM
Oct. 3-7 – M. Tennis Crossroads League Tournament TBD
Oct. 4 – M. Soccer @ University of Saint Francis @ 7:00 PM
Oct. 6 – Cross Country Bethel Invite, Mishawaka, IN @ 5:00 PM
Oct. 7 – W. Soccer @ Indiana Wesleyan University @ 1:30 PM
Oct. 7-8 – Bowling, Midwest Bowling Championships, Wauwarisa, WI @ 10am/5pm

Go Foresters!!


October 2, 2017 Sports Comments Off on WOMEN’S SOCCER Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The HU women’s soccer team opened up conference play with a 2-0 road win over Goshen College (3-5-1, 0-1) Saturday afternoon at Ingold Athletic Complex. The Foresters have won five of their last six matches which includes four shutouts.

Coach Burge’s crew is now 5-4-1 on the year, 1-0 in Crossroads League action.

HU controlled the match from start of finish but it wasn’t until the second half that they finally got on the board when Matéa Knispel blasted a shot from 25 out with 38 minutes remaining for the 1-0 advantage. Knispel has scored nine times in the last five matches. She has 11 goals on the season.

Brandi Spear put the exclamation point on the afternoon when she scored on a corner kick on an assist from Madison Kidder with less than 90 seconds remaining to solidify the win. The goal is Spear’s eighth of the year and Kidder’s second dime.

Huntington finished with 23 shots, ten on frame, as most of the day’s play favored HU’s offense. The Foresters’ defense gave up just four shots, none of which were on target, with Paige Coolman earning the clean sheet in the net.

“Today was an excellent start to conference play,” said Coach Burge. “Our girls were diligent in possession and moved the ball well both offensively and defensively.

“We stepped onto the field knowing we had put in the work and we’re certainly pleased with the result. Today’s win was a team effort all the way from our keeper to our attackers. We’re looking forward to what this conference season holds.”

Huntington returns to the friendly confines of King Stadium on Tuesday to host Saint Francis at 4:00 p.m.


October 2, 2017 Sports Comments Off on VOLLEYBALL Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The HU volleyball team took a break from league play to host Lourdes University on Saturday afternoon and found themselves on the losing end of a 3-0 decision (-26, -18, -22) The Foresters have had a rough go of it as of late as they drop their fourth straight for a 9-12 record on the year.

Huntington held a three-point lead late in the first set but a 5-2 run by Lourdes forced a 23-23 deadlock. The set featured three more ties before the visitors finally edged in front for the win. There were glimpses of greatness for Coach Shondell’s crew in the next two sets, set two at the beginning and set three near the end, but they just couldn’t sustain play either time.

“We did a great job controlling the first set, but not being able to finish it changed the whole match for us,” said Shondell. “The way we finished the third set was inspiring, but we continue to find ourselves in holes like that. For us to win, we can’t let that happen.”

Offensive efficiency proved to be the Gray Wolves’ edge as they finished with a .143 hitting percentage to their hosts’ .087. Kristin Murrell logged 17 of her team’s 39 kills while Josie Beaver paced HU with ten kills and a .409 hitting percentage. Brandy Michie added nine kills and Lauren Cresse posted six as the trio accounted for all but 12 of their team’s 37 kills.
“Brandy was a one-woman wrecking crew for the better part of sets one and two,” noted Shondell. “They adjusted defensively and shut her down but we waited too long to adjust appropriately.

“Our middles were a constant offensive threat the entire afternoon, we just couldn’t get them the ball enough.”

Jenna Tacosik handled the bulk of Huntington’s setting duties with a game-high 23 assists. Kate Cobb and Mikayla Carpenter finished with double-digit digs with 18 and ten respectively. Beaver also made her presence known defensively with a game-best 3.5 blocks.

The Foresters will look to get back on track Wednesday at Spring Arbor.


October 2, 2017 Sports Comments Off on WOMEN’S GOLF Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Playing in the University of Saint Francis Fall Invitational over the weekend, the Forester women’s golf team spent two days at two different courses. After turning in a 343 at Cherry Hill on Friday, HU fired a 332 at Cobblestone to finish with an 675 for 11th place.

Abby Poole carded a 16-over-par 160 (82, 78) to pace Huntington and finish 13th out of 80 golfers. Three Foresters shot within a stroke of each other with Megan Higgins posting a 172 (90, 82) for 42nd place and Alexandria Maris (85, 88) and Betsy Schroeder (89, 84) each shooting a 173 to tie for 45th.

Other scores for HU included Leah Thompson (87-89–176), Sophie Frazier (91-92–183) and Sara Scott (111-100–211).

‘This was a very solid tournament for us and a good rebound from our last event,” said Coach Sholund. “We are a very young team overall and it shows at times with some erratic scoring. They know this and are working and communicating with each other on how to improve in this area. They did a great job in stopping negative momentum and turning scores back in the right direction.

“We have had a good focus in practice the past couple of weeks and it is starting to show on the course. We are now challenged with maintaining this focus through the fall and I know they will.”

UNOH ran away with the title by firing a 603 followed by Saint Francis (636), Taylor (636), Bethel (647), IWU (648), Grace (654), Siena Heights (655), St. Francis (IL) (659), Madonna (673), Olivet Nazarene (673) and HU (675).


October 2, 2017 Sports Comments Off on WOMEN’S TENNIS Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Starting with two points before the match even began, the HU women’s tennis team cruised to a 9-0 win over Goshen College Saturday afternoon to wrap up Crossroads League play as the No. 3 seed in the final standings.

Huntington will host #6 Grace on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. in the quarterfinals of the league tournament.

The Foresters (12-2, 7-2) have grown accustomed to lopsided wins and Saturday was no different. It was their eighth shutout of the season on a day where Ferguson’s squad didn’t give up a single game.

#1 – Constanze Golz (HU) def. Chloe Woodward (GC) 6-0, 6-0
#2 – Meg Dolde (HU) def. Megan Ewing (GC) 6-0, 6-0
#3 – Lanae Singleton (HU) def. Elsie Koop Liechty (GC) 6-0, 6-0
#4 – Charlotte Seth (HU) def. Mezrae Watt (GC) 6-0, 6-0
#5 – Lisa Colling (HU) def. Kyra Krall (GC) 6-0, 6-0
#6 – HU by default

#1 – Dolde/Golz (HU) def. Ewing/Woodward (GC) 8-0
#2 – Colling/Singleton (HU) def. Koop Liechty/Watt (GC) 8-0
#3 – HU by default


October 2, 2017 Sports Comments Off on MEN’S TENNIS Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The Forester men’s tennis team finished in a tie for second in the final Crossroads League standings with a 5-4 win over Goshen College Saturday afternoon.

HU jumped out to a 2-1 advantage over the Maple Leafs after doubles play and held that lead the rest of the way to secure the W.

With this win, HU (9-3) wraps up regular season league play with a 7-2 record as does Marian with the tiebreaker favoring the Knights because they beat Eckert’s crew head-to-head.

As such, Huntington will enter the CL tournament as the No. 3 seed and will host No. 6 seed Taylor on Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. in the quarterfinals.

#1 – Ignacio Poncio (HU) def. Eric Zuercher (GC) 6-0, 6-2
#2 – Rodrigo Manzo (HU) def. Juan Miguel Ciudad (GC) 7-6, 6-4
#3 – Kartikeya Sharma (GC) def. Giovanni Martinez (HU) 6-3, 6-1
#4 – Aritha Weerasinghe (GC) def. Mariano Echevarria (HU) 6-2, 3-6, 7-5
#5 – Jacob Shelton (HU) def. Lukas Kanther (GC) 6-4, 6-2
#6 – Evan Beck (GC) def. Brody Worl (HU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3

#1 – Echevarria/Poncio (HU) def. Ciudad/Sharma (GC) 8-3
#2 – Manzo/Martinez (HU) def. Knather/Luke Rush (GC) 8-2
#3 – Weerasinghe/Zuercher (GC) def. Buttermore/Shelton (HU) 8-4


October 2, 2017 Sports Comments Off on MEN’S SOCCER Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

On opening day of league play, the Huntington men’s soccer team had to settle for its third double OT draw of the year. This time around, it was a 2-2 deadlock with the Wildcats of Indiana Wesleyan at King Stadium.

The Foresters were just over 60 seconds away from claiming a 2-1 win but a determined Wildcat squad, playing down a player, found back netting in the 88th minute to force OT where neither team could crack the others’ defense for a golden goal.

HU wasted little time to establish a 1-0 lead by scoring in the opening 16 minutes when Luke Unger crossed a ball to Bradey Gerke, back in the starting line-up after missing three games, for the easy tap in.

It started a trend as IWU’s equalizer came less than 15 minutes later and approximately 15 minutes after that, HU struck again. This time Ty Sproat unleashed a rocket into the back of the net on an assist from Matheus Louzada for the 2-1 advantage five minutes before halftime.

It looked like the score would stand until Glauber Oliveira’s heroics near the end of regulation sent the game to extra periods where Huntington had three shots on goal to IWU’s one with both keepers coming up with the necessary saves to preserve the tie.

When all was said and done, shots taken were similar with IWU enjoying the slight advantage, 17-16, but shots on frame heavily favoring HU as they fired off nearly twice as many as their visitors with 11 to Wesleyan’s five.

Troy Hester spent all 110 minutes in goal for Coach Lawson’s crew and tallied three saves.

HU (4-2-3, 0-0-1) is back in action on Wednesday to face Saint Francis at 4:00 p.m.


October 2, 2017 Sports Comments Off on MEN’S GOLF Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Junior Cale Carr earned medalist honors over the weekend at the University of Saint Francis Fall Invitational to pace the Forester men’s golf team to a fourth place finish out of seven teams. The Lone Star native posted a 75 on Friday before firing an even par 72 on Saturday to finish with a three-over-par 147.

Luis Estaban also had a strong showing to finish 9th out of 43 golfers with a 154 (80, 74). Andrew Weisheit carded a 171 (92, 79) for 33rd place. Zak Cummings posted a 173 (87-86) for a 35th place finish. Other scores for HU included Chandler Rang (81-97–178) and Nick Whitney (93-97–190).

“This was a good tournament overall for us. There were a lot of positives this weekend,” said Coach Sholund. “The team is very proud that Cale was able to bring an individual win back for the program. He had put himself in position a few times before, this time he was able to close it out. He is a great player and this experience will serve him well as the season progresses.

“As a team we are getting close but we must mature in our discipline and the choices we make on the course and not letting holes get away from us. As we do this, we will find ourselves in increasingly more competitive positions, which this team is certainly talented enough to do.”

Saint Francis topped the field with a 600 followed by IWU (617), Mount Vernon (629), HU (634), Olivet Nazarene (320), Cleary (669) and Bethel (675). The invitational was played at Cherry Hill and Autumn Ridge in Fort Wayne, Ind.


September 29, 2017 Sports Comments Off on MEN’S TENNIS Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Despite playing without top player, Ignacio Poncio, the HU men’s tennis team proved their depth Thursday afternoon by disposing of Purdue Northwest 6-3 at Klopfenstein Courts. With this win against a PNW crew transitioning to NCAA Division II, the Foresters improve to 8-3 on the year.

The day didn’t start off too well for the hosts as they earned just one point in doubles play but they quickly righted their wrong by winning all but one singles match to cruise to the win.

Eckert’s group will face Goshen College, in the middle of the pack in the league standings, Saturday in their last regular season match. A win against the Maple Leafs would secure at least a share of second place in the final CL standings.

The Crossroads League Tournament is slated to begin October 3.

#1 – Rodrigo Manzo (HU) def. Ulf Grosseloh (PNW) 6-4, 6-4
#2 – Giovanni Martinez (HU) def. Moritz Gisy (PNW) 0-6, 6-4, 10-8
#3 – Mauricio Villacres (PNW) def. Mariano Echevarria (HU) 4-6, 6-4, 10-5
#4 – Jacob Shelton (HU) def. Diego Pimentel (PNW) 7-6 (2), 6-2
#5 – Brody Worl (HU) def. Dru Kennedy (PNW) 6-1, 6-2
#6 – Luke Buttermore (HU) def. Carter Moldenhauer (PNW) 6-0, 6-1

#1 – Manzo/Martinez (HU) def. Grosseloh/Moldenhauer (PNW) 9-7
#2 – Gisy/Villacres (PNW) def. Buttermore/Shelton (HU) 8-3
#3 – Pimentel/Kennedy (PNW) def. Echevarria/Vova Kohut (HU) 8-3


September 29, 2017 Sports Comments Off on WOMEN’S TENNIS Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

With the fall season coming to a close, the HU women’s tennis team added another lopsided win to its record with an 8-1 decision over St. Mary’s College Thursday afternoon. With this win, Huntington improves to 11-2 on the year.

It’s HU’s fifth straight victory and Coach Ferguson is pleased with how well his team played in their final nonconference match. “Everyone played very well against a solid team.”

The Foresters have one more regular season match remaining, a road trip to Goshen on Saturday, before the Crossroads League Tournament begins on October 3.

#1 – Constanze Golz (HU) def. Christina Lombardi (SMC) 6-1, 6-2
#2 – Meg Dolde (HU) def. Monica Davy (SMC) 6-3, 6-2
#3 – Lanae Singleton (HU) def. Megan Davy (SMC) 6-1, 6-2
#4 – Charlotte Seth (HU) def. Kelsey Kopf (SMC) 6-3, 6-0
#5 – Lisa Colling (HU) def. Lilly Chamberlin (SMC) 6-0, 6-0
#6 – Maddie Minaudo (SMC) def. Anastasiia Evstifeeva (HU) 6-3, 6-2

#1 – Golz/Dolde (HU) def. Mo. Davy/Me. Davy (SMC) 8-3
#2 – Singleton/Colling (HU) def. Lombardi/Chamberlin (SMC) 8-4
#3 – Evstifeeva/Seth (HU) def. Minaudo/Elizabeth Preister (SMC) 8-5

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Campus Ministries


15 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Norris Friesen

HU is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, November 15, from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Dining Commons, upper level. Students who volunteer to donate blood will be entered into a drawing for one of three $20 gift cards. Walk-ins are welcome. Thank you for your support.

Volunteer Hours

14 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Friesen Center

Don’t forget to submit your volunteer hours online. You can do that through the student portal by going to Students, Friesen Center and then click on Submit Volunteer Hours… it is that simple 🙂 Thank you!!!


14 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Norris Friesen

Students who donate blood on Wednesday, November 15, will be entered into a drawing for one of three $20 gift cards. The blood drive is from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please sign up in the DC over lunch or dinner this week. Walk-in donors are also welcome. Thank you …


GobbleGrams For Sale!

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Alpha Gamma Pi

Looking for a chance to thank your fellow HU students and staff this Thanksgiving season? Then get them a cookie Gobblegram Thursday & Friday during DC dinner! Just give the name and place of the person you are sending the gram to, write them a message, and pick the cookies …

Habecker Dining Services & Norms – Thanksgiving Break Hours

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Chartwells Food Services

Monday November 20, 2017- All Campus Thanksgiving Dinner 5:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Meals swipe will be accepted or cash or credit. Tuesday November 21,2017 – Habecker Dining Hours – 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Norms November 21,2017 – Will close at 2:00 PM Monday November 27,2017- Habecker Dining Commons …

RichLyn Library Thanksgiving hours

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Anita Gray

The Library will close for the Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday, November 21 at 6:00 pm. The library will re-open Sunday, November 26 at 6:00 pm – MIDNIGHT. End of the semester hours are then implemented for the next two weeks: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – Midnight; Friday, 8:00 am – …

Student Activities

Global Vision Meeting TODAY

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Katlyn Miller

Calling all students interested in missions! Global Vision will be meeting TODAY in the Forester Room in the Lower D.C. from 12-1. Justin Siemens, a HU alum, will be speaking about his coffee shop English ministry in Taiwan. Come out to hear more about what God is doing around our …

Discounted Pacers Tickets!!

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Morgan McCloughan

Are you interested in a night out with friends, family, or other students on campus? The Salesmanship students are selling discounted Pacers tickets, they can be purchased at http://www.pacersgroups.com/huntington/smith If you’re interested click the link and buy away! PROMO CODE: HUSMITH

Native American Heritage Month

16 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Multicultural Activities Council

This month MAC is celebrating Native American Heritage! Come out on the 19th of November to hear Mr. Robert Miller share about his heritage. There will be food and discussion so come on out and invite your friends! Let’s learn about and celebrate the first people of the United States!


Huntington University Female Major Choice Survey

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Emma Reese

We’re conducting research on college major choices of female Huntington University undergraduate students over the age of 18. We’d love to hear your opinions on this topic. This will help us to understand what areas different departments can improve upon. The survey should only take 5 minutes. You can only …

Thanksgiving Break, Final Exam, Etc.

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Cathy Trout

Thanksgiving Break is November 22, 23 and 24, and final exams are the week of December 11. Students should not plan to leave campus early for travel purposes. Our policy states that unless it is a family emergency, students are expected to attend classes the week prior to the break …

Honors Lecture Featuring Dr. Jeff Webb, Monday November 20th at 8pm

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Todd Martin

Join us Monday November 20, 2017, at 8pm to hear Dr. Jeff Webb present a special segment of the Honors Lecture series which focuses on “works in progress.” He will be speaking on his work that focuses on “Researching and Writing About Environment, Space, and Place in Indiana. The lecture …


Student Satisfaction Inventory™ (SSI) invitation is in your HU E-mail

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Scott Raymond

DON’T FORGET TO DO THE SSI! In appreciation for your completing the ON-LINE survey linked in your e-mail, your name will be entered into a random drawing, before Thanksgiving Break (potential gas money!), to possibly receive $100.00 in cash, $50.00 in cash, or one of four $25.00 cash awards. We …

See David Phelps: $18

17 Nov 2017

LAST CALL! If you love Christmas music, get your ticket to see David Phelps in concert in the MCA on December 8! The student price: $18! That ticket price only lasts until Friday (11.17.17) at 5pm, so get your tickets now! In order to purchase your student ticket, you must …

Meal Plans for Spring 2018

17 Nov 2017 | Posted By: Student Life

Sophomore-Seniors: If you have registered for classes for spring 2018, you may make changes to your meal plan.  Please verify on the portal https://my.huntington.edu/ICS/Students/Student_Life/Meal_Plan_Changes/ that you are on the correct meal plan.  Changes to your meal plan for spring may be made until Thursday, February 1st.   No changes are …