HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The HU men's basketball team (9-3) extended their win streak to four by cruising to a 99-44 win over Simmons College of Kentucky (0-11) Tuesday evening at Platt Arena. It's the hosts' second straight 50+ point win with the first on Saturday when they rolled over Mount Vernon 96-46.Freshman Landen Jordan had a breakout game by erupting for 26 points and cleaning the glass for 16 boards, both of which are career highs for the rookie forward. He finished with more offensive than defensive rebounds, missed just three shots from the floor and swiped three steals in his 25 minutes of action.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – For the second straight week, Derek Leyba was named the Crossroads League Bowler of the Week as announced by the league office earlier this afternoon.Leyba also earned his second consecutive All-Tournament Team badge by finishing fourth individually at the Motiv Warhawk Open over the weekend. The right-handed sophomore racked up 1,220 pins through six games for a 203.3 per-game-average.
ADDISON, Ill. - The Forester bowling teams wrapped up the semester at the Motiv Warhawk Open where the men had a great weekend by finishing second out of 32 teams while the women placed 10th out of 23 teams. The tournament format was six traditional team games on Saturday and 16 Baker games on Sunday with the eight schools moving on to best of three match play. The HU men had an impressive outing by totaling 8,861 pins to head into match play as the second seed. The first round saw them match up against powerhouse and host school Wisconsin-Whitewater. After dropping game one, Huntington came back to win the second forcing a deciding game three where the Warhawks found something on the lanes and shot a huge 265 game to move on to the semifinals.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Playing in front of their home crowd, the Huntington men's basketball team dismantled Mount Vernon, 96-46, Saturday afternoon at Platt Arena. The 50-point spread is HU's heftiest win of the season.The victory moves Alford and crew to 8-3 overall, 2-2 in league play while the Cougars drop to 8-4 which includes a 1-3 CL record.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The HU indoor track and field program kicked off its season at the Mastodon Opener hosted by Purdue Fort Wayne. Eight different Foresters ran qualifying marks in the meet. The day also saw the establishment of two new school records.On the men's side, Dylan Felger not only hit the A standard to win the 400 meters, his time of 48.25 also broke the school record by over two seconds.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The #21 Mount Vernon Cougars had their hands full Saturday afternoon at Platt Arena before pulling away in the final few minutes to log a 74-63 win over the Forester women's basketball team. With the win, MVNU remains perfect in league play at 4-0 and 9-2 overall.Trailing by as many as 14 in the second frame, Huntington wasn't about to go away. Celeste Ryman's triple, her fourth of the contest, with five minutes remaining knotted things up at 60-60. It capped off a 13-0 run that spanned the first half of the of the fourth quarter.
SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – Points were hard to come by for the Huntington women's basketball team Wednesday night at the McDonald Athletic Center and the Spring Arbor Cougars pounced on the opportunity by handing their guests a 71-45 loss.The Cougars took a 10-0 lead right out of the gate and never looked back to make for the lopsided affair. There were several bright spots for the Foresters as they committed just 12 turnovers, swiped nine steals and tracked down 13 of their misses. Unfortunately, they struggled to consistently put the ball in the hole as evidenced by managing 18 field goals to SAU's 29.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington was named the 2021 USTFCCCA NAIA Women's Program of the Year as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) this past summer. This distinguished honor is a first in Forester history. Three members of the Huntington coaching staff, Johnson, Childs and Cassie Smith, and graduate student Hannah Wappes will be formally presented with the award on December 15 at the USTFCCCA National Convention in Orlando, Fla.
SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – It took an extra session for the HU men's basketball team to escape McDonald Athletic Center with an 80-75 decision over Spring Arbor Tuesday night. The Crossroads League brawl saw Zach Goodline take control of the overtime to send his team home with a coveted league road win.After taking the ball coast-to-coast to kiss one off the glass at the buzzer in regulation to send it to overtime, the junior playmaker scored all but four of HU's points in the extra period to will his team to their first CL victory.
FAIRVIEW, Ill. - The Huntington bowling teams were on the lanes this weekend at the National Collegiate Team Match Games for a tournament format that included six team games on Saturday and 20 Baker games on Sunday."The field was smaller than most years for one of college bowling's oldest and most prestigious events," said Coach Mike Shockey. "But it was probably one of strongest fields we will see until postseason play begins. Eight of the 16 schools represented are currently ranked in the top 20 in the country."
ADRIAN, Mich. – In addition to taking a break for Thanksgiving, the Forester men's basketball team also took a break from league play to notch an 87-71 road win over Siena Heights (2-8) on Saturday at SHU Fieldhouse. This weekend's matchup was just the third time these two squads have met in the last 15 years with HU topping the Saints each time.With this win, Huntington moves to 6-3 overall.
MISHAWAKA, Ind. – A short-staffed HU men's basketball team suffered a 96-89 road loss to Bethel Tuesday evening at the Wiekamp Athletic Center.It was the Pilots' seven-point halftime lead, 47-40, that carried them to the win as both squads poured in 49 points in the final twenty minutes. HU's offense in the second frame was impressive. As a team, the guests coughed up the ball just twice while canning 56.3 percent of their field goals which included going 9-for-14 from long range.
MISHAWAKA, Ind. – The Pilots of Bethel University used a strong second half to hand the HU women's basketball team a 91-70 loss Tuesday night at Wiekamp Athletic Center. It's BU's first win against their guests since 2016 and snapped a ten-game win streak the Foresters carried into the contest.The Pilots' brand of basketball that features five-person subbing every minute, a full court trapping defense and an offense that thrives on scoring within ten seconds of every possession made for plenty of action and chaos that often felt more like a track meet than a basketball game.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The HU women's basketball program and head coach Lori Culler have announced the signing of Bedford North Lawrence High School standout Ella Turner as the most recent addition to the 2022-23 recruiting class. Turner comes from a successful Stars program this is currently undefeated on the season at 6-0. Culler is thrilled to have the 6-1 center join her squad.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The Trojans (3-5, 1-0) of Taylor University snuck out of Platt Arena with a 77-74 OT win against the Huntington men's basketball team Saturday afternoon on opening day of Crossroads League play."This was a tough loss for us tonight," said Coach Kory Alford. "We failed to protect our home court and I wasn't happy with how we responded to adversity.