HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The visiting Trojans of #RV Taylor University played spoiler to the HU women's soccer team's Senior Day by handing their hosts a 4-0 loss.Prior to opening kick, Lewis and crew honored five seniors - Mikala Avina, Addalyn Brown, Laura Caicedo, Alyssa Kochel, Bailey O'Dell and Hannah Williams - for their loyalty, contributions and commitment to the program. All five statesmen saw action on a day where the score wasn't necessarily indicative of how close most of the match really was.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The HU volleyball team made the short trip to Fort Wayne Friday night to take on #RV Saint Francis. While each set was close, the Foresters could never quite get over the hump to suffer a 3-0 loss, 25-18, 25-23, 25-17, to the host Cougars.Huntington is 13-15 on the year, 5-8 in CL action while the W is USF's third straight as they move to 18-10 on the year, 9-4 in the league.
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – It was a long trip home for the Huntington women's soccer team after being blanked, 5-0, by #RV Mount Vernon (9-4-3, 4-1-2) Wednesday night under the lights at Mount Vernon High School. With this loss, HU drops to 4-11 on the year which includes a 1-6 CL record.MVNU's Alexa Skal was a one-person wrecking ball. The junior forward scored three times in a 15-minute span starting at the 14:25 mark to notch a hat trick before halftime. The Cougars, currently ranked fourth in the CL standings, would score again just before intermission to take a 4-0 lead into break. They would strike once more within the opening two minutes of the second half on the way to the 5-0 final.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Long rallies characterized Wednesday's volleyball match at Platt Arena with the visiting Trojans of Taylor University eventually trumping the Foresters in four, 17-25, 25-22, 25-20, 26-24. With this win, TU earns the regular season sweep over HU with their first W dating back to September 4.Both teams recognized early on that no lead was safe with Taylor the first to get stung. Down 16-13 in the first set, Huntington outscored their visitors 12-1 to steal the win for an early 1-0 lead. Unfortunately, Taylor (17-12, 7-5) fought back from at least five down in each of the next three sets to more than pay back their first set loss.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - Senior Luke Unger scored ten minutes into Wednesday's match to give the HU men's soccer team a lead they would ride out for a 2-0 decision over #RV Mount Vernon (8-4-3, 3-2-2) at King Stadium. The W is Huntington's sixth shutout of the season as they improve to 11-3-2 overall, 5-1-1 in league play.With two regular season games remaining, the Foresters are currently sitting in the No. 2 spot in the CL standings.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – For the fourth time this year, the Foresters swept the Crossroads League weekly cross country honors with junior Hannah Stoffel getting the women's vote and freshman Haile Stutzman receiving it on the men's side. It's the second time this combo has earned Runner of the Week honors the same week.For Stoffel, it's her fourth CL weekly badge. This week's accolade was based on her first-place performance at the Bethel University Invitational. In addition to beating her nearest competitor by over a minute, she also set a new course record at St. Patrick's County Park, the site of this year's Crossroads League Championships.
WINONA LAKE, Ind. – The HU golf program made the short trip to Stonehenge in Winona Lake to compete in the Battle at the Henge over the weekend hosted by Grace College where the men claimed seventh and the women finished ninth.The Forester men turned in a 651 (321-330) with David Beck pacing Sholund's crew by carding a 79 both days for a 16-over-par 158 for the 23rd spot out of 50 golfers.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The HU cross country program had a strong showing at the Bethel University Invitational over the weekend at St. Patrick's County Park, site of this year's Crossroads League championships, where both squads took second.Junior Hannah Stoffel ran away from the competition in the women's 5K to win her fourth race of the year. The Huntington native navigated the course in 17:32.7 to beat the second-place finisher by more than a minute and set a new course record. Her mile pace was a 5:38.8.
GOSHEN, Ind. – The HU women's soccer team (4-10, 1-5) has proven they can stay within striking distance of just about any opponent and so was the case again on Saturday night in their 1-0 loss to Goshen College (7-6, 2-4) under the lights at the GC Soccer Complex. Of Huntington's ten losses this year, seven have resulted in just a one-goal difference.
DES MOINES, Iowa –Up against two formidable opponents, the Huntington volleyball team wrapped up the Grand View Tournament with a pair of losses to move to 13-13 on the season. John Brown handed the Foresters a 3-1 decision, 25-11, 24-26, 25-20, 25-9, to kick off play Saturday morning after which HU suffered its second four-set loss of the day to 24th-ranked Oklahoma City, 25-12, 25-19, 24-26, 25-16.Against the Golden Eagles, set two highlighted the match as Herber's crew did a 180 to bounce back from a lopsided first set. Paige Eakright cashed in on five of her ten kills in the second set to lead a Forester attack that finished with .441 hitting percentage. Unfortunately, it was all JBU after that as they set up camp on the lead for all but the first few plays of the fourth set.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Maple Leafs (6-8, 2-4) of Goshen College put a damper on Saturday's Senior Day at King Stadium by handing the HU men's soccer team its first league loss, a 3-2 decision. The loss also snaps a four-game win streak as the Foresters drop to 10-3-2 overall, 4-1-1 in CL action. The visitors stung Lawson and crew right away with their first goal less than two minutes in. The Foresters were quick to recover as the equalizer came at the 9:41 mark when Jake Erlandson got his head on Caleb Sexton's corner kick. The goal is Erlandson's ninth of the year and the seventh straight contest he's scored in.
DES MOINES, Iowa – Day one of the Grand View University Tournament saw the HU volleyball team split a pair of matches. After disposing of William Penn, 22-25, 25-17, 27-25, 25-22, the Foresters were swept by Lewis-Clark State, 25-16, 25-13, 25-20, to move to 13-11 on the year.It is well-documented that Herber's crew can never be counted out of a match and that proved true again Friday afternoon against WPU. After trading sets with the Statesmen, the Foresters made notorious surges in the next two sets to grind out the W. HU had to overcome seven-point deficits in both sets on the way to polishing off William Penn in four.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University senior Meg Dolde and sophomore Morgan Fitzpatrick have been invited to represent the Midwest region in doubles play at the 2019 ITA Cup slated for October 17-20 in Rome, Ga.The duo stormed through the ITA Regional Championships last month to eventually land a spot in the finals of the main draw doubles bracket where they earned runner-up bragging rights. Because the doubles champions are unable to participate at the national event, the HU pair has been selected to compete in their place.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - Senior Meg Dolde, juniors Charlotte Solli and Lanae Singleton were three of 15 women's tennis players tagged All-Conference as announced by the Crossroads League office earlier today. For Dolde, it marks her third All-League badge. Playing at HU's No. 1 spot in both singles and doubles, the German native logged a 7-1 record in Crossroads League singles action and a 5-2 record in doubles to guide the Foresters to a fourth-place finish in the conference standings. Her overall record this fall was 14-5 in both singles and doubles play.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Crossroads League announced its 2019 men's tennis All-Conference Team and among the list of honorees was junior Illia Turaba.As HU's No. 1 player, Turaba chalked up his second straight All-Conference honor. He posted a 4-4 record in singles action in Crossroads League play and finished the fall season with an overall singles record of 7-7.