HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The #RV Forester baseball team opened up its three-game series against Saint Francis (13-33, 7-16) with a pair of wins, 11-0, 4-2, Friday afternoon at Forest Glen. HU's quest for a conference championship continues as they improve to 23-11 overall, 17-6 in league play. Hitting came easily for the Foresters in the opener. Frame's crew collected 18 base pokes, four for extra bases. It's the third time this season HU has logged at least 15 hits in a contest.
UPLAND, Ind. - After dropping a 3-2 decision to the Trojans in the opener, the Huntington softball team stormed back with a 9-3 win over #RV Taylor University to split with their hosts on Friday afternoon at Gudakunst Field. Game one saw the two teams combine for 13 hits with HU posting six of them, three of which they collected in the fourth when they plated both their runs. Denaia Rice opened up the frame with single into shallow right and eventually found her way home on Taylor's only botched play of the day. It wasn't long after that that Sophia Beachy, who picked up her team's second hit of the inning, came around to score on Joelle Beal's RBI-single.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Forester baseball team is partnering with Go4theGoal on Saturday to help in the fight against pediatric cancer. Coach Frame and crew are scheduled to host Saint Francis for a doubleheader at Forest Glen with opening pitch slated for 2:00 p.m.Both teams will be sporting gold shoe laces as part of Lace UP 4 Pediatric Cancer to show their commitment and support to the fight against this devastating disease. In addition to raising awareness, HU will also be taking donations for Go4theGoal at the concession stand.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Crossroads League released its athletes of the week and among the list was Huntington University junior Adrien Gentie as the CL Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week.Running on his home turf over the weekend, Gentie broke the school record in the 1500 meters by posting a time of 3:58.03, good for first place on Saturday among the field of 16 runners.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The #RV Huntington baseball team split a doubleheader with Marian Tuesday afternoon to claim their sixth regular season series win in CL action. Game one saw the Knights tee off in the ninth to plate six runs on the way to an 8-2 decision before HU regrouped for a 5-0 W in the nightcap.The two teams met for the first time back on April 9 where the Foresters got the best of MU, 3-2, in a ten-inning affair. Frame's crew now boasts a 21-11 overall record which includes holding a 15-6 in CL play. HU is sitting atop the Crossroads League standings, a half-game ahead of Mount Vernon.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Forester women's golf team was back in action on Monday to compete in the Taylor-hosted Ackerman-Allen Shootout where they claimed eighth with a 699.Betsy Schroeder had a solid outing by firing a 12-over-par 156 (79-77) to finish tenth out of 39 golfers. Over the course of two rounds, she sank three birdies and tallied 18 pars. Alexandria Maris turned in 173 by posting an 87 and 86.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Huntington men's golf team wrapped up its regular season Monday at the Ackerman-Allen Shootout hosted by Taylor University where they finished tenth.Cale Carr paced Sholund's crew by firing a 76 each round to finish with an eight-over-par 152. The senior Texan finished 23rd out of 52 golfers. Logan De Maa posted a 156 for the day by carding a 78 each round while Andrew Weisheit turned in a 158 (80-78).
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The HU softball team picked up its first sweep of the year Tuesday night with a pair of wins, 8-7, 4-0, over Spring Arbor University (14-25, 7-20). With these wins, the Foresters improve to 13-23 overall, 9-17 in league play. With ten regular season games remaining, Gower's crew is currently seventh in the Crossroads League standings. After playing catchup through the first four frames, Huntington looked to Kiera Stacy to get them over the hump. The freshman catcher gave her team its first lead when she blasted a two-run dinger in the bottom of the fifth for a 7-5 advantage.
MARION, Ind. - The Huntington women's tennis team wrapped up their year with the IWU Invitational on Saturday where they suffered a 5-0 loss to #9 Indiana Wesleyan before #RV Lewis-Clark State College slipped past the Foresters 8-1.Playing the always tough Wildcats in the morning, the match was called after the hosts picked up the necessary five points for the win.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Huntington men's tennis team went up against one of its toughest opponents of the year in Lewis Clark State College to suffer an 8-1 loss to the Warriors as part of the IWU Invitational. Saturday's match was the last of the year for the Foresters as they finish with 11 wins against nine losses.
GOSHEN, Ind. - After opening up their three-game series at Goshen (13-24, 7-12) on Friday with an 18-10 win, the Forester baseball team split with the Maple Leafs on Saturday afternoon, dropping the opener 3-2 and then bouncing back for an 8-4 W, to claim the season series 2-1. HU (20-10) continues to sit atop the league standings with their 14-5 CL record, 1.5 games ahead of second place Mount Vernon. Aside from the third, the Goshen pitching staff had Huntington's number. The visitors finished with just five hits in the contest and cashed in on a pair in the third to help plate their only two runs of the afternoon. After Donovan Clark drew a walk to open the frame, Adam Roser singled to put runners on the corners. Daniel Lichty brought Clark in with a fielder's choice and then Jacob Hansen doubled HU's total with an RBI-base poke into center.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - After turning in a 384 on day one of the Pilot Invitational hosted by Bethel, the HU women's golf team fired a 365 on Saturday for a two-day total of 749 good for eighth place.After starting out 17th overall as an individual, Betsy Schroeder finished 12th out of 51 golfers with a 167 (87-80). Megan Higgins posted a 90 both days to card a 180 to claim HU's second best score at Blackthorn Golf Club.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - Running in their own invitational over the weekend, the Forester men's track and field team kept the title at home while the HU women took second. For the men, it was their second straight win as they captured the Grizzly Invitational last weekend.Highlighting the Huntington men's side was junior Adrien Gentie who broke the school record in the 1500 meters by clocking in at 3:58.03, over nine seconds faster than his closest competitor on Saturday. Gentie took down David Luce's record dating back to 1987 and became just the third Forester to run a sub-four minute 1500. He also earned points in the 800 meters by finishing third in 1:59.76.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - Facing one of the nation's best, the HU softball team(11-22,7-16) was the wrong end of a pair of losses, 12-5, 8-2, to #RV Taylor University (25-10, 17-6) Saturday afternoon.The Trojans got rolling early in game one to open up a 5-1 advantage. It proved a lead that stuck as they would go on to outscore their hosts 7-4 the rest of the way to maintain a comfortable cushion throughout.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Huntington softball team dropped a pair of one-run contests, 17-16, 2-1, to the Bethel Pilots (11-23, 6-16) Friday afternoon to move to 11-21 overall, 7-15 in league play. With wind gusts up to 40 mph, game one was a hitter's delight. Hits came easily as the two squads combined for 31 which included six dingers - all of which cleared the left side of the field thanks to the winds from the southwest.