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January 2, 2018 Sports News

Up against one of the nation’s best in #12 IU East, the HU women’s basketball team held a lead through the opening two and a half quarters before the Red Wolves’ potent offense kicked in to outscore the Foresters by 15 in the final 15 minutes to turn their five-point deficit in to a 12-point win at 76-64.

The Red Wolves pour in 79 points per outing to rank 14th in the NAIA in scoring.

The loss is Huntington’s second straight and their fourth loss in the last five outings as they drop to 9-5 on the year. For IU East, Thursday night’s win in Platt Arena snaps a four-game losing skid as they improve to 9-6 overall.

The Foresters stretched their defense to full court and the payoff was impressive through the opening twenty minutes as they forced the Red Wolves into 13 miscues on the way to limiting their visitors to just 31 points. Culler’s crew enjoyed the lead throughout the entire first half, which included a 15-5 start to the game, before settling for a 34-31 advantage heading into intermission.

Offensively, Huntington relied on the guard tandem of Maddie Richer and Brooke Yoder as each tossed in ten points. Both sharp shooters knocked down a pair of long balls while scoring twice on nifty moves in the lane to keep IU East’s defense guessing.

The second period had a different feel as IU East knotted things up at 36-36 just over a minute into the third. Thanks to five points from Hailey Krewald, HU bounced back to grow the lead back to two possessions, 45-40, by the midway point of the quarter but the momentum gradually began to shift after that.

Sarah Cook and Mackenzie Campbell combined to score eight of the game’s next ten points to give the visitors their first lead of the evening at 48-47 with 3:32 left in the frame. HU rallied to reclaim a brief lead, 53-52, two minutes into the fourth quarter.

Two ties and 90 seconds later, Tia King dropped in her fifth triple of the night to give the Red Wolves a permanent advantage of 60-57 as they would go on to outscore their hosts 16-7 the rest of the way to hand HU just their second double digit loss of the year.

Sarah Fryman scored 12 of her 18 team-high points in the second half. Richer finished with 12 points and a game-best five assists. Krewald chipped in 11 points and six boards while Yoder finished with ten points. Brooke Saylor pulled down a game-tying seven rebounds.

King tossed in a game-best 21 points. Campbell collected 16 points and seven boards. Kristen Miller and Sarah Cook tallied 11 and ten points respectively.

Huntington shots 41.4 percent from the field (24-for-58) while committing 17 turnovers. The Red Wolves finished 50.0 percent from the floor (28-for-58) and turned over the ball just twice in the final twenty minutes to finish with 15 blunders. Rebounding was a wash with IU East holding a slight 32-31 advantage.

HU takes to the hardwood against tomorrow to host Cincinnati Christian at 1:00 p.m.

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11:30 MLK Chapel Service

15 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Campus Ministries & The Office of Multicultural Affairs

Huntington University is proud to celebrate and remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We invite you to join us this Monday, January 15th as we come together to revisit the past in order to inspire hope for today. This year’s MLK service will be held in the …

Good-bye and Best Wishes Celebration for Cindy Kreps!

15 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Lisa Montany

Cindy Kreps is leaving Huntington University after over 13 years of faithful service. Help us wish Cindy well in her next adventure and give her your best wishes! When: Monday, January 15th from 12:00-1:30pm (just enough time to stop in over your lunch break)! Where: First floor foyer, Becker Hall …

MONDAY JANUARY 15, 11:30 – MLK Chapel Service

12 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Campus Ministries & The Office of Multicultural Affairs

Huntington University is proud to celebrate and remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We invite you to join us this Monday, January 15th as we come together to revisit the past in order to inspire hope for today. This year’s MLK service will be held in the …


Campus Update

18 Jan 2018

The Winter Board Retreat will take place on January 18-19 in Indianapolis. Dr. Emberton will provide an update to the campus community on Tuesday, January 23 at 4:00 p.m. in Hiner Hall. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this session.

Spring Faculty Staff Convocation

18 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Community Enhancement Council

Please mark your calendars for our annual Spring Campus Convocation Service. We’ll gather together Wednesday, January 24, at 11:00 a.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend this special event with your colleagues and co-workers. Please feel free to close your offices for this event.

Wellness Screening

18 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Jean Cole

SAVE THE DATE: The 2018 Annual Wellness Screening Event will be held Monday, March 12, from 7:00 to 9:00 in the Nursing Lab of the Science Hall. More details will be available soon.


Thanks for Your Expressions of Sympathy

18 Dec 2017 | Posted By: Karen Jones

I was sincerely blessed by the flowers, cards, and personal messages shared by the Huntington family after the loss of my father. Your actions reminded me of the importance of community and friendship during times of grief and crisis. Thank you for your expressions of love and sympathy.

Christian Origins in Ephesus and Asia Minor – 2nd Edition

8 Sep 2017 | Posted By: Mark Fairchild

The second updated and expanded edition of Christian Origins in Ephesus and Asia Minor just came out. In the second edition Fairchild added new cities and updated new archaeological information on some of the sites. The hardbound copy is published by Hendrickson Press and is available online or you can order …

All Campus Off Campus

29 Aug 2017 | Posted By: SGA

Hello, SGA is looking for faculty and staff members who would be interested in being drivers to and from ACOC and hanging out with students. ACOC is a retreat hosted by SGA each year for the student body, and we are continuing the tradition of having faculty and staff involved. …

Sports News


18 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

The Forester women’s basketball team cruised to a 59-38 win over Goshen College Wednesday night at Platt Arena. The W completes the series sweep over GC with Huntington’s first win, a 51-44 decision, dating back to November 21. While it was a game that favored the hosts the entire evening, …


17 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

After nearly a two-month break, the Forester bowling teams were back in action over the weekend at the Buckeye Baker Classic. This tournament featured 36 baker games before cutting to the top four for match play where both teams were outstanding. The HU men brought home the championship while the …


17 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Wednesday’s Crossroads League clash was one for the books as Konner Platt drained a triple as time expired in overtime to lift the Huntington men’s basketball team past Goshen College 100-97. It marks the second time this season the Foresters have needed an extra period to claim a win as …