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Here’s what’s going on in the Forest this week.

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on Here’s what’s going on in the Forest this week. Posted By: Sandy Marion

HOME:
Sept. 13 – M. Soccer vs Manchester University @ 4:00 PM
Sept. 13 – Volleyball vs Indiana Wesleyan University @ 7:00 PM
Sept. 15 – W. Soccer vs University of St. Francis (IL) @ 4:00 PM
Sept. 15 – M. JV Soccer vs Trine University @ 6:00 PM

AWAY:

Sept. 11 – W. JV Soccer @ University of Saint Francis @ 4:00 PM
Sept. 11 – M. JV Soccer @ Taylor University @ 7:00 PM
Sept. 12 – M. Tennis @ Taylor University @ 3:00 PM
Sept. 12 – W. Tennis @ Taylor University @ 3:00 PM
Sept. 13 – W. Soccer @ Manchester University @3:30 PM
Sept. 14-16 – M. Tennis ITA Regional Tournament TBD
Sept. 14-16 – W. Tennis ITA Regional Tournament TBD
Sept. 15 – Cross Country, Marian Invite. @ Carmel, IN 3:00pm
Sept. 15 – Volleyball @ Grace College @ 7:00 PM
Sept. 16 – W. JV Soccer @ Spring Arbor University (MI) @ 7:00 PM
Sept. 16 – M. Soccer @ Siena Heights University (MI) @3:00 PM

Go Foresters!!

WOMEN’S SOCCER

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on WOMEN’S SOCCER Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The HU women’s soccer team headed up north over the weekend to take on a pair of WHAC conference schools. After suffering a 1-0 loss to Cornerstone on Friday, the Foresters bounced back to log their first victory of the year with a 1-0 win over Aquinas College.

It was a defensive battle from start to finish on Friday with the only goal of the day coming in the 39th minute when CU’s Erica Mick lofted a shot over senior keeper Paige Coolman who finished with five saves on the day.

The Golden Eagles finished with ten shots while HU registered five. Matea Knispel finished with two shots, one on frame, for the Foresters.

On Saturday, Huntington was solid on both sides of the ball to claim the well-deserved win.

“Every time we’ve stepped on the pitch this season, we’ve had a goal in mind,” said Coach Burge. “Before tonight, we’ve stepped off learning a valuable lesson but tonight everything clicked and we finally broke the seal!

“We hustled for 90 minutes and never let our pace of play drop. I couldn’t be more proud of the way these ladies came together to beat a tough Aquinas crew.”

Saturday’s win was the identical score of the Foresters’ win over the Saints last year. The win is also HU’s first shutout of the season with Coolman posting the clean sheet in the net.

Audra Klopfenstein came up with the game’s only big play just after intermission when she found back netting on a header from a picture perfect cross from Tessy Geiss. Klopfenstein’s goal is her first of the season, the fourth of her career.

HU finished with 16 shots to Aquinas’ 14 in an evenly matched contest with nine on target for the visitors while the hosts finished with six on frame.

Burge’s crew (1-3-1) is on the road again on Wednesday to take on Manchester University at 3:30 p.m.

MEN’S GOLF

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on MEN’S GOLF Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The Forester men’s golf team hosted its own invitational at Rock Hollow over the weekend to kick off the season. It was a picture of consistency for Coach Sholund’s crew as they fired a 320 on Friday and followed up with a 319 on Saturday to start and end at the No. 5 spot.

At HU’s No. 1 spot, Cale Carr posted 156 (74, 82) to finish 8th overall out of 47 golfers. Andrew Weisheit tied for 14th by carding a 158 (80, 78). Zakry Cummings shot an 82 and 81 for a 163 good for a share of 26th place while Luis Esteban (90, 78) and Chandler Rang (84, 97) recorded a 168 and 181 respectively for the Foresters.

“There were a lot of positives for the team this weekend,” said Coach Sholund. “The big numbers hurt us but it’s early in the season and we are focused on learning from that.

“We are looking forward to preparing for our next event.”

Indiana Wesleyan University edged out Mount Vernon by one stroke to claim the title by firing a 620. Saint Francis finished third with a 633 followed by IU South Bend (635), HU (639), IU Kokomo (641), Spring Arbor (643) and St. Mary of the Woods (661).

HU heads to the Spring Arbor University Fall Classic on Monday, September 18.

WOMEN’S TENNIS

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on WOMEN’S TENNIS Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

It was the third straight conference win Saturday afternoon for the Forester women’s tennis team and their fourth 9-0 sweep as they blanked Mount Vernon Nazarene University, a program that just reinstated tennis after a nearly 20-year hiatus.

The Foresters are now 5-1 overall, 3-1 in league play. Coach Ferguson’s crew is back in action on Tuesday for a road trip to Taylor.

SINGLES RECAP
#1 – Constanze Golz (HU) def. Gaby Reyes (MVNU) 6-0, 6-1
#2 – Meg Dolde (HU) def. Sarah Higgins (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#3 – Lanae Singleton (HU) def. Jayna Morehouse (MVNU) 6-4, 6-1
#4 – Charlotte Seth (HU) def. Ashley Weber (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#5 – Anastasiia Evstifeeva (HU) def. Shelbi Keller (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 – Lisa Colling (HU) def. Aly Landis (MVNU) 6-1, 6-2

DOUBLES RECAP
#1 – Golz/Dolde (HU) def. Reyes/Weber (MVNU) 8-1
#2 – Singleton/Colling (HU) def. Morehouse/Higgins (MVNU) 8-1
#3 – Evstifeeva/Seth (HU) def. Keller/Hannah Bishop (MVNU) 8-0

CROSS COUNTRY

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on CROSS COUNTRY Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The Forester cross country teams opened up their season at the Twilight Invitational Friday night on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University.

The HU men claimed fifth out of nine teams in the 8,000-meter race with a total team time of 2:16.50. Huntington’s top four finished within five seconds of each other. Making his collegiate debut, freshman Adrien Gentie topped the Foresters by clocking in at 27:11.6 (with an average mile time of 5:28.2) for 20th place out of 113 runners.

Kevin Moser posted a time of 27:13.3 for 22nd place with Nick Childs on his heels to claim 24th place in 27:13.8. Elijah Chesterman had a solid outing in his first race as a Forester to finished 25th in 27:15.1. Kody Ahrens rounded out the scoring for Coach Miller’s crew by turning in a 27:57.1 for 34th place.

Other runners for Huntington included Elston Jones (44th, 28:55.7), CJ Robertson (47th, 29:12.1), Codi Wiersema (79th, 29:39.1), Zach McIntyre (86th, 30:04.7), Cody Feissel (89th, 30:17.3), Justin Ayres (94th, 30:51.4) and Joseph Landon (111th, 36:22.0).

Taylor claimed the men’s title with 26 points followed by IWU (52), Goshen (103), Grace (124), HU (125), Ohio Christian (130), Spring Arbor (209), Saint Francis (227) and IU Kokomo (256).

Out of 115 runners, Aspen Dirr paced the Forester women by finishing just under 20 minutes at 19:59.0 in the 5,000-meter race to enjoy 24th place at a pace of 6:35.9/mile.

Kelsey Graber (21:14.6) and Bianca Tisdale (21:18.6) came in next for HU by placing 41st and 42nd respectively. Erin Manchess posted a time of 22:25.3 for 53rd place and rounding out the scoring was Rachael Smelser registering a time of 22:39.4 for 55th place.

Other runners for Huntington included MacKenzie Bobeck (60th, 23:55.5) and Amanda Fielding (61st, 24:46.4).

Taylor also took home the women’s title with 32 points followed by IWU (83), Spring Arbor (91), Ohio Christian (110), Goshen (153), IU Kokomo (156), Saint Francis (168), Grace (175) and HU (215).

The Foresters are back in action Friday to compete in the Marian University Invitational.

VOLLEYBALL

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on VOLLEYBALL Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The Forester volleyball team got back in the win column twice over the weekend to move up into a tie for second in the league standings. HU is currently 2-1 in conference action, 8-6 overall.

On Friday night, Huntington enjoyed a 3-1 win (25-19, 25-23, 18-25, 25-22) over Saint Francis at Platt Arena.

A trio of Foresters carried HU offensively with Josie Beaver topping the list. The senior middle finished with 13 kills while Brandy Michie and Lauren Cresse added ten and nine kills respectively.

The Cougars out-blocked their hosts 12-8 but serving was the difference maker. HU finished with six service aces, four by Mikayla Carpenter, while committing just four serving errors to USF’s 12. The Foresters also did not let a ball drop in serve receive.

Defensively, Haley Longley topped Huntington with three blocks while Kate Cobb registered a game-high 22 digs.

The Foresters stayed in the friendly confines of Platt Arena on Saturday to blank the Cougars of Spring Arbor University 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-19). The sweep is Huntington’s fourth of the year.

Huntington logged 45 kills and an impressive .330 hitting percentage as a team with Beaver and Danielle Gurwell each posting 12 kills while Breanna Metz stepped back into the line-up to add nine kills.

Cresse again paced her team at the net defensively with 2.5 blocks while Cobb anchored the backline with a game-best ten digs.

Breanna Levings and Emily Hubby split setting responsibilities all weekend to finish within one set of each other at 39 and 38 respectively.

The Foresters host #20 Indiana Wesleyan on Wednesday at Platt Arena at 7:00 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on VOLLEYBALL Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Huntington University senior Kate Cobb reached a significant milestone in her HU career this past week by becoming just the second Forester in program history to tally over 2,000 career digs.

“From her first day on campus, Kate has run on her own motor,” said Coach Shondell. “Her attitude, effort and love for this game make her one of the most special players I have ever coached.”

The 5-5 defensive specialist has 2,059 digs to date. The Elkhart native officially went over the 2K mark against Friends University last Saturday. She currently sits second in the Huntington record books for digs in a career behind 2008 graduate Stephanie Stearns.

So far this season Cobb has accumulated 266 digs to rank 11th in the NAIA in total digs. She averages 5.12 digs per set which lands her 34th in the NAIA and 3rd in the Crossroads League. Cobb has earned three All-Conference badges during her time in green and white which includes being named First Team the last two years.

“For four years she has been arguably the best libero in our conference, because she’s worked for it,” said Shondell. “Her ‘no days off’ mentality has helped build the culture we have here at HU and means she more than deserves this milestone.”

MEN’S TENNIS

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on MEN’S TENNIS Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The Huntington men’s tennis team picked up a pair of wins over the weekend at Klopfenstein Courts to improve to 4-2 on the season.

The Foresters took a break from league play Friday afternoon to edge past a talented Judson University squad 5-4.

After earning just one point in doubles play, HU was forced to play catch up in singles action and didn’t disappoint as the top three spots breezed to two-set wins while Brody Worl gutted out a W at No. 6 singles to slip past the Eagles.

“Our guys are playing more patiently at singles and being aggressive on the short balls,” said Coach Eckert. “Our goal this year is to be more of an attacking team in singles and doubles than we were last year.”

On Saturday, Huntington was back in action to host Mount Vernon Nazarene University, a program that launched a new era of tennis this fall having last competed in the late 1980s. It was a 9-0 sweep favoring the hosts for the quick win. HU is now 3-1 in conference play.

The Foresters are back in action on Tuesday with a road trip to Taylor to take on the Trojans at 3:00 p.m.

JUDSON UNIVERSITY
SINGLES RECAP
#1 – Ignacio Poncio (HU) def. John Mittvick (JU) 6-3, 6-3
#2 – Rodrigo Manzo (HU) def. Elish Hougland (JU) 6-0, 6-3
#3 – Giovanni Martinez (HU) def. Michael Bruen (JU) 6-2, 6-4
#4 – Christopher Veltkamp (JU) def. Mariano Echevarria (HU) 6-3, 6-3
#5 – Riley Rowan (JU) def. Jacob Shelton (HU) 6-2, 6-0
#5 – Brody Worl (HU) Joshua Gronowski (JU) 3-6, 6-3 (10-5)

DOUBLES RECAP
#1 – Mittvick/Hougland (JU) def. Poncio/Echevarria (HU) 8-6
#2 – Rowan/Veltkamp (JU) def. Manzo/Martinez (HU) 8-3
#3 – Luke Buttermore/Shelton (HU) def. Gronowski/Bruen (JU) 8-3

MOUNT VERNON NAZARENE UNIVERSITY
SINGLES RECAP
#1 – Ignacio Poncio (HU) def. Danny Mayotte (MVNU) 6-2, 6-0
#2 – Giovanni Martinez (HU) def. Logan Gauthier (MVNU) 6-1, 6-0
#3 – Mariano Echevarria (HU) def. Kevin Maurer (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#4 – Luke Buttermore (HU) def. Vince LoPrinzi (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#5 – Brody Worl (HU) def. Eric Miller (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 – Mark Lewandowski (HU) def. Neill Vilt (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES RECAP
#1 – Poncio/Echevarria (HU) def. Mayotte/Gauthier (MVNU) 8-4
#2 – Buttermore/Shelton (HU) def. Mauer/LoPrinzi (MVNU) 8-0
#3 – Martinez/Volodymyr Kohut (HU) def. Miller/Vilt (MVNU) 8-0

MEN’S SOCCER

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on MEN’S SOCCER Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Freshman Noah Fleming’s first collegiate goal proved to be the game-winner Friday afternoon in the Forester men’s soccer team’s 2-1 win over Lawrence Tech.

It was HU’s only shot of the second half as the majority of the final 45 minutes was played in the center of the park with the exception coming in the 64th minute when Guilherme Lins Souza unlocked LTU’s defense by slotting Fleming on a breakaway.

Huntington finished with ten shots to the Blue Devils’ eight. Lawrence Tech struck first 20 minutes in but it was all HU after that as Luke Unger chipped one in on an assist by Travis Hurtis with 15 minutes to go in the first half for the 1-1 draw before Fleming dribbled the LTU keeper for the game-winner in the second period.

Senior Troy Hester went the distance in goal for the win. He finished with three saves, all in the second half.

“The boys were up for the challenge today,” said Coach Lawson. “Lawrence Tech is a very talented and hard working side that is well drilled in their attack. I’m proud of our boys – it was a fantastic team effort and we had great team spirit.”

With this win, Lawson’s crew improves to 2-1-2. HU hosts Manchester University on Wednesday in a non-conference clash slated for 4:00 p.m.

WOMEN’S TENNIS

September 11, 2017 Sports Comments Off on WOMEN’S TENNIS Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

It was the third straight conference win Saturday afternoon for the Forester women’s tennis team and their fourth 9-0 sweep as they blanked Mount Vernon Nazarene University, a program that just reinstated tennis after a nearly 20-year hiatus.

The Foresters are now 5-1 overall, 3-1 in league play. Coach Ferguson’s crew is back in action on Tuesday for a road trip to Taylor.

SINGLES RECAP
#1 – Constanze Golz (HU) def. Gaby Reyes (MVNU) 6-0, 6-1
#2 – Meg Dolde (HU) def. Sarah Higgins (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#3 – Lanae Singleton (HU) def. Jayna Morehouse (MVNU) 6-4, 6-1
#4 – Charlotte Seth (HU) def. Ashley Weber (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#5 – Anastasiia Evstifeeva (HU) def. Shelbi Keller (MVNU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 – Lisa Colling (HU) def. Aly Landis (MVNU) 6-1, 6-2

DOUBLES RECAP
#1 – Golz/Dolde (HU) def. Reyes/Weber (MVNU) 8-1
#2 – Singleton/Colling (HU) def. Morehouse/Higgins (MVNU) 8-1
#3 – Evstifeeva/Seth (HU) def. Keller/Hannah Bishop (MVNU) 8-0

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20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Layla bb Solms || Campus Ministries

INDICATE YOUR TOP 3 choices for small groups: Thursday after the Chapel service we will have selection papers with descriptions of each small group. Here’s a brief listing to get you thinking! REV. ARTHUR WILSON: Glory Days by Max Lucado DARYL SINGLETON: Becoming A Leader by Myles Munroe ANNA-KAY LEVY: …

BLOOD DRIVE — SEPTEMBER 20th

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Norris Friesen

Huntington University will be hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Wednesday, September 20, from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Habecker Dining Commons, upper level. Please consider donating to help areas that have been devastated by hurricanes in Texas and Florida.

ONE ISLAND — TWO SPRING BREAK TRIPS

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Norris Friesen

If you missed the informational meeting last night but would like additional information on spring break opportunities, please contact Andrew Cherry (cherrya@huntington.edu) in the Campus Ministries Office in Livingston Hall.

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December LSAT registration reminder!

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Kate Brown

This is just a friendly reminder that, if you plan on taking the December LSAT (December 2, 2017), the deadline for registration is October 18, 2017. For more information, please see: https://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/test-dates-deadlines/2017-2018/us-canada-dec –The History and Political Science Department

Police Safety Tips

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Chief Justin Faw

This weeks Police Safety Tip is about parking. Please adhere to the parking guidelines in the Student Handbook. The Motor Vehicle and Parking Policy can be found starting on page 173 of the handbook. Also, remember to park your car facing the correct direction if parking on the street. You …

Forester Pep Band Needs YOU!

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: HU Music Dept.

Foresters Pep Band Needs YOU~ Come and be part of the Foresters Pep Band. If you are looking for a reason to play your instrument that you have lying around since high school, come join the pep band! The first rehearsal will be this Thursday, September 21st at 5:30 in …

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Between Earth and Sky Art Reception

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Jeanie Miller

The “Between Earth and Sky” art exhibition is open for your enjoyment in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts. “Between Earth and Sky” is a sculpture mixed media exhibition of recent works by Merrill Krabill. The exhibition will be open until October 12th. …

Commuter Pizza Lunch Today!

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Jeniece Regan

We’re having our pizza party again! It will be held today, in Loew-Brenn 134 from noon until 1:30pm or when the pizza is gone. This time we are having pizza (there will be gluten free options) and ice cream. There will also be special guests present, such as Dr. Sherilyn …

Education Department Announcements

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Beth West

Student Teaching Orientation Registration Meeting: If you plan to student teach next academic year (fall 2018 or spring 2019), you must attend the student teacher orientation meeting TODAY, September 20, in the upstairs banquet room (C) of the dining commons. Two sessions will be offered – session 1 at 11:30 …

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Alpha Chi Induction Ceremony

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Alpha Chi

The following students have achieved the highest academic honor on campus of being elected to the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society, and will each be introduced in an Induction Ceremony at 11:11 am on Friday, Sept. 22, in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. …

December LSAT registration reminder!

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Kate Brown

This is just a friendly reminder that, if you plan on taking the December LSAT (December 2, 2017), the deadline for registration is October 18, 2017. For more information, please see: https://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/test-dates-deadlines/2017-2018/us-canada-dec –The History and Political Science Department

Alpha Chi Induction

19 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Alpha chi

The following students have achieved the highest academic honor on campus of being elected to the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society, and will each be introduced in an Induction Ceremony at 11:11 am on Friday, Sept. 22, in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. …

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Auditions for ALL MY SONS next Monday, September 25 – open to all HU students

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Theatre Department

HU’s next exciting production is the classic drama “All My Sons” written by the great American playwright, Arthur Miller. Auditions for the play are on Monday, September 25th at 8:30PM. This production will be directed by guest director, Adam Sahli. Auditions are open to all HU students. Please stop by …

Elective Chapel Credit for attending The Christians

20 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Theatre Department

DOPE states Dr. Alexander after viewing rehearsals… “The Christians” by Lucas Hnath runs September 21, 22 and 26 at 7:30PM and Sepember 23 at 2:00PM & 7:30PM in Zurcher auditorium. Elective chapel credit is being offered for attendance. Join the conversation and further exploration of themes presented in the play …

Ushers Needed

19 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Theater Department

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