HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Each year an Academic Excellence Award is given to the HU athletic team with the highest team grade point average for the year. The women's cross country claimed the top spot for 2019-20 with a team GPA of 3.651. "I want to congratulate all of our student-athletes for their outstanding academic performance on the year," said HU athletic director Lori Culler.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The Huntington University women's soccer program has secured 13 commitments for this fall as announced by second year coach David Lewis.The Foresters graduate six players from last year's squad. With a plethora of rookies along with a core of solid returners, Lewis is excited to get started this season.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University athletic director Lori Culler has announced the hiring of Ignacio Poncio as the next men's tennis coach at HU.No stranger to campus, Poncio returns to his alma mater to head up a tennis program that has a rich tradition of success. The Argentinian native was a key cog in HU's success during his four years in Forester green and white.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – In his first season at the helm of the Huntington University men's basketball program, Kory Alford has announced five newcomers to his 2020-21 roster. In addition to five new faces, the Foresters return ten players from last year's squad that went 14-16 on the year."We are excited about adding these young men to our basketball program," said Alford. "They all represent the hard working and unselfish approach to winning that we want to build our culture around.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The Forester cheer program is bolstering its 2020-21 roster with eight new athletes as announced by head coach Shawnna Smith. With the addition of these eight newcomers, Smith's squad will more than double in size from last year's roster.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University softball head coach Doug Gower has added eight new faces to his 2020-21 roster. The 17-year veteran is excited about the talent and athleticism that his incoming class will be bringing to the program.Despite three seniors exiting the program, Gower returns a solid nucleus of players to this spring's squad. With the addition of his eight rookies, the Foresters are on the prowl for one of the top spots in the league.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The Huntington University volleyball program has inked four newcomers for 2020-21 as announced by head coach Kelsey Herber. This fall marks Herber's second season as the HU skipper.The Foresters lose just two seniors from a squad that last season logged the program's most wins since 2009. With a solid core of returners and the addition of four newbies, Herber and crew are poised for an exciting season.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University men's soccer coach Russ Lawson has announced his 2020 recruiting class. This fall will mark the HU skipper's 21st year at the helm of the Forester program.Lawson and crew are coming off a 15-5-3 record last fall and a second consecutive trip to the NAIA National Championships. The Foresters enter 2020 with their sights set on a three-peat as the Crossroads League tournament champions which would constitute another run in the national tournament.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University men's basketball coach Kory Alford wrapped up his 2020 recruiting class with the signing of Australian standout Joel Dyer.Touted as one of his country's top shooters, Dyer tossed in 15 points per night in addition to handing out four assists for his club team Sturt Sabres. The sharpshooter recently knocked down seven treys in the championship game of the Melbourne Classics to guide his team to the title and for his effort was tabbed the tourney MVP.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The Forester men's basketball program has added a Michigan blue chipper to its 2020-21 roster with the signing of Zach Goodline. The Coloma native is transferring from NCAA D1 Oakland University and proves the first recruit for newly appointed HU skipper Kory Alford."We are extremely excited about Zach joining the Forester family," said Alford. "He is a perfect fit for our University and the basketball program.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The HU women's basketball program solidified its 2020-21 roster with the signing of South Side High School standout Alaya Chapman.Chapman wraps up Coach Lori Culler's recruits for this fall and the HU skipper is thrilled to have the Fort Wayne native join her squad.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University women's basketball coach Lori Culler has bolstered her 2020-21 roster with the signing of sophomore transfer Celeste Ryman of Perrysville, Ohio.The 5-3 guard spent her rookie year at NCAA Division II Clarion University where she started most of the season and averaged 9.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Huntington University is pleased to announce the hiring of Kory Alford as the new Forester men's basketball coach.Alford currently serves as the director of player development for the Nevada Wolf Pack (University of Nevada, Reno). Prior to that role, he held various roles for the basketball team at his alma mater, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – The HU softball program and head coach Doug Gower are excited to announce the signing of Caston High School standout Ady Harsh.Harsh transferred from Rochester to Caston her junior year and her impact was immediate. The right-handed hurler posted a 2.08 ERA and fanned 160 batters in 111 innings of work last spring to help guide the Comets to a 10-8 record, 4-3 in league play.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. – It was a good year to be a Forester despite a spring season that never unfolded. HU athletes turned in epic performances in 2019-20. It's been undoubtably the most memorable year in Huntington University history.Check out the list of accomplishments that took place this fall and winter. Sit down, relax and grab a cup of coffee, you'll be reading for a while.