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FDN News: Car Crash, Operation Christmas Child, and More

November 20, 2017 General Comments Off on FDN News: Car Crash, Operation Christmas Child, and More Posted By: Forester Digital Network

On this edition of FDN News, we bring you the newest information about the car crash involving 4 of our students, the success of Operation Christmas Child, a recap of the Ness Bros. Tournament, and more.

Honors Lecture, Monday November 20 at 8pm featuring Dr. Jeff Webb

November 20, 2017 General Comments Off on Honors Lecture, Monday November 20 at 8pm featuring Dr. Jeff Webb Posted By: Todd Martin

Join us Monday November 20, 2017, at 8pm to hear Dr. Jeff Webb present a special segment of the Honors Lecture series which focuses on “works in progress.” He will be speaking on his work that focuses on “Researching and Writing About Environment, Space, and Place in Indiana. The lecture will be in the Longacre Recital Hall, Merillat Center for the Arts.

International Student Thanksgiving

November 20, 2017 General Comments Off on International Student Thanksgiving Posted By: Multicultural Affairs

Hello Forester Family! It is that time of the year where we are reminded to give thanks in all things. Each year we provide a dinner to international students that may be staying on campus. If you are able to help we are looking for donations of food or supplies for the dinner. The dinner will be held in the Upper HUB on Wednesday November 22, 2017 @ 3:00pm. Please contact Daryl Singleton at Thank You!!!


November 20, 2017 General Comments Off on UNITED WAY Posted By: Jean Cole

If you haven’t already turned in your United Way pledge card, please do so soon. You may send the form through campus mail to Pam Rudy. If you do not have a form or have misplaced yours, please email Pam and she’ll get you another one! For those who have already turned in their card, thank you for your generosity in supporting various organizations throughout the county!

This Week in HU Sports

November 20, 2017 Sports News Comments Off on This Week in HU Sports Posted By: Sandy Marion


Tues. Nov. 21 – W. Basketball @ Goshen College @ 6PM
Tues. Nov. 21 – M. Basketball @ Goshen College @ 8PM
Sat-Sun. Nov.25-26 – Bowling @ Team Match Games; St. Clair Bowl; Fairview Heights, IL

Go Foresters!!


November 20, 2017 Sports News Comments Off on MEN’S BASKETBALL Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

After enjoying as much as an eight-point lead in the second half, the HU men’s basketball team couldn’t hang on as Clarke University outlasted the Foresters 87-79 on Friday afternoon of the Grace College Terry Polston Hoops for Hope Classic.

Andrew Yoder gave Huntington the eight-point lead, its largest advantage of the day, when he drained his fifth triple at the 14:32 mark of the final stanza for a 55-47 advantage. Unfortunately, the Foresters got stuck on 55 for the next three minutes to which the Crusaders made them pay by reeling off 11 points to seize the lead at 58-55.

Clarke gradually pulled away after that, extending the lead to seven by the midway point and pushing it to 13, 79-66, with four minutes remaining. The Foresters made one final push behind seven points from Mike Bush to slice the lead to six at 83-77 with 45 ticks remaining but the Crusaders relied on the free throw line to keep their distance until the clock expired.

The first half was back and forth, featuring three ties and four lead changes with HU holding the upper hand to close out period. With the score knotted at 35s with just over a minute left, Yoder dropped in a three and Trevor Lockwood converted a pair of freebies for a 40-35 HU advantage heading into intermission.

Clarke’s Ernest Bolden came out of the locker room on a mission to pour in eight of his game-high 22 points within the opening two minutes of the second frame to give his team a 43-40 lead.

But it didn’t take HU long to counter as they made good on their next three possessions – a pair of free tosses by Mason Coverstone and two long balls, first from Tyler Arens and then another by Yoder – on their way to building the aforementioned eight-point lead that the Crusaders quickly erased on their way to the eight-point W.

After connecting on 48.5 percent of their shots through the opening 20 minutes (16-for-33), the Foresters cooled off in the second period to finish 40.9 percent for the game (27-for-66). HU committed 13 turnovers to Clarke’s 15 while the Crusaders out-battled Huntington on the glass 45-35.

Yoder finished with a team-best 20 points. Tyler Arens finished with 18 points and three blocks. Bush added 16 points and handed out eight dimes while Devon Merder logged the game’s only double double with 11 points and ten boards.

The Crusaders capitalized on 48.5 percent of their shots by going 33-for-68 from the field which included knocking down ten of their 22 three-pointers. In addition to Bolden’s 22 points, Jazz Bajwa, Tyler Meier and Haris Takes each tossed in 15 points while Pindo Drammeh threw in ten.

With this loss, Huntington drops to 3-4 on the year. They head back to Grace tomorrow to face Grace Bible College at noon.


November 20, 2017 Sports News Comments Off on WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

After a slow start, the Huntington women’s basketball ran away with a 78-40 win over Wright State University Lake (0-6) Friday night of their own tournament. With this win, the Foresters (5-1) extend their win streak to five and advance to the championship game of the tourney where they will take on IU Southeast at 3:00 p.m.

After putting up just nine points through the opening ten minutes, HU more than doubled that in the first three minutes of the second quarter.

Cindy In’t Groen made sure her team trended in the right direction by scoring within the opening ten seconds of the quarter after which Sam Hammel drained a three followed by two more from Maddie Richer to turn Huntington’s 10-9 deficit into a 20-12 advantage by the 6:43 mark.

Culler’s crew never looked back after that to grow the lead to 19, 34-15, by halftime. The gap widened to 33 after three quarters of play and finished as a 38-point difference, HU’s largest margin of victory so far this season.

Everyone saw action with ten different Foresters putting points on the board. It was a balanced attack with several individual performances highlighting the night. Richer finished with 12 points, all from deep, while dishing out a career-tying six assists.

Brooke Yoder came off the bench to toss in 11 points, which included scoring three buckets within a 75-second burst in the third quarter. Brooke Saylor also had an impressive third quarter by posting two old-fashioned three-point plays on her way to scoring ten points. She also hauled in a season-high 14 rebounds, six offensive, for her third double double of the year.

Freshman Alex Bope, in the first significant minutes of her young Forester career, erupted for ten points in the fourth quarter to round out HU’s double digit scoring. Hailey Krewald did a little bit of everything for Huntington to register eight points, four steals, three assists and three rebounds. Hammel put up nine points to go along with three steals and two assists.

HU finished 28-for-62 from the floor for 45.2 percent and 14-for-17 from the line for 82.4 percent. They crushed their visitors on the boards 44-24 which included 17 offensive rebounds for 23 second chance points. They also scored 22 points off 21 Laker turnovers.

Onyx Lopez led Wright State with a game-best 16 points while Nicole Fogt added 11 points and 13 rebounds.

Tonight was the first time these two programs have met during Coach Culler’s 32-year tenure.


November 20, 2017 Sports News Comments Off on WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Junior Brooke Saylor had one of the best games of her career to lead the Forester women’s basketball team to a 61-41 victory over IU Southeast in the championship game of the HU Tournament on Saturday at Platt Arena.

The 5-10 forward did a little bit of everything for her team by posting 16 points, 16 rebounds, four blocks and three assists which made her the easy pick as the tournament MVP.

IU Southeast entered the afternoon averaging nearly 85 points but the Foresters weren’t having it as they held their visitors to half that by limiting the Grenadiers to just 13 field goals on 23.2 percent shooting and forcing 15 turnovers. 41 points is IUSE’s lowest output since November of 2008 when they lost to Lindsey Wilson 53-40.

Offense didn’t come particularly easy for Huntington either as they scored 15 points below their season average but Culler’s crew still managed to hold a lead for all but two ties throughout the 40-minute contest. The game’s only two deadlocks came within two minutes of each other – at the end of the first quarter and start of the second.

Baylee Kreuger’s quick score to open the second forced an 11-11 tie but back-to-back buckets by Cindy In’t Groen gave HU a permanent lead of 15-11 at the 8:04 mark. The Foresters would go on to manufacture an 8-0 run at the end of the quarter, four by Sam Hammel in the last minute of play, to take a 31-21 halftime lead.

The Grenadiers chopped the lead to six at 34-28 four minutes into the third quarter but would get no closer compliments of six straight points by Saylor to push the lead back to double digits where it would stay the rest of the way.

The lead stood at 12 points after three quarters and only swelled after that. It was déjà vu from the second quarter as IUSE scored on the opening possession of the fourth after which In’t Groen scored twice, this time on back-to-back dump downs from Casey Morton, for a 48-34 Huntington advantage. The Grenadiers managed just seven points after that while HU continued to roll to blow the game wide open by the final buzzer.

In addition to Saylor’s 16 points, Sarah Fryman added ten points to go along with three assists and two steals. Hailey Krewald also chipped in ten points while collecting five rebounds and two steals. Hammel rounded out HU’s double digit scoring with ten points as well.

As a team, Culler’s crew shot 46.6 percent from the field (27-for-58). They secured 44 rebounds, 12 offensive which led to 16 second chance points, to IUSE’s 34.

The Foresters have won five of the seven times they’ve done battle with the Grenadiers under Culler’s leadership.

HU (6-1) will take their six-game win streak into their conference opener on Tuesday at Goshen.


November 20, 2017 Sports News Comments Off on MEN’S BASKETBALL Posted By: Joanne Green, SID

Junior Tyler Arens drained two quick threes in overtime to will the Forester men’s basketball team to a 79-71 win over Grace Bible College Saturday afternoon of the Grace College Terry Polston Hoops for Hope Classic.

Arens’ back-to-back long balls came 90 seconds into the extra period to turn HU’s one-point disadvantage into a 72-67 lead. Andrew Yoder and Konner Platt each scored after that to keep a two-possession advantage that the Foresters were able to then ride out for the win as Platt’s crew iced the game at the free throw line.

Arens’ heroics along with his play throughout the weekend landed him a spot on the All-Tournament Team.

Saturday was a game of spurts with Huntington ultimately having the final say. The Tigers enjoyed the lead, by as many as seven points, through the opening nine minutes before it toggled back and forth for a few minutes with Grace Bible on top 23-22 at the 7:25 mark of the first half.

Over the next four minutes, Huntington erupted for 13 points, nine of those points coming from long range, to take the game’s first double-digit lead of 35-25 with three minutes to go in the half. The common denominator during HU’s run was its playmaker Mike Bush. The 5-7 senior scored once while assisting the other four buckets as the Foresters went on to take a 39-30 lead into the locker room.

Bush finished the frame with nine points and just as many assists to carry HU offensively through the first twenty minutes.

Huntington’s lead slowly evaporated in the second half as the Tigers knotted things up at 46-46 by the 13:32 mark and then surged ahead by one, 50-49, 90 seconds later. Yoder drilled a three, Huntington’s third of the half and ninth of the game, at the midway point of the period to give his team a brief two-point tilt before GBC reclaimed it.

Huntington would take the lead one more time in regulation as they trailed the rest of the way until Konner Platt found the bottom of the net on a long ball with 19 ticks remaining to deadlock things at 65-65 and extend the game to overtime where Arens stepped up to score seven of his team-leading 18 points for the W.

Arens was one of three Foresters to log seven rebounds with Devon Merder and Trevor Lockwood being the other two. Merder also chipped in ten points as did Bush who handed out 14 assists as well. Yoder and Konner Platt added 13 points apiece.

Thirteen of Huntington’s 30 field goals were from deep which proved to be the difference in the game as the Tigers also finished with 30 field goals but connected on just seven beyond the arc. Neither team shot the ball particularly well from the charity stripe, with both shooting under 50.0 percent, as HU managed just six points from the line, three coming at the end of OT, to GBC’s four.

Brandon Winchester-Jones topped the Tigers with 19 points and four assists. Adam Rayner tossed in 15 while Grant Garrison and Adam Kregel each added 12.

With this win, HU evens up their record at 4-4. Platt’s crew now turns their attention to league play where they open up at Goshen on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.

Drop In Soccer

November 20, 2017 Sports News Comments Off on Drop In Soccer Posted By: Sandy Marion

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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

Annual Pink Out!

19 Jan 2018 | Posted By: Sandy Marion

Next Saturday, January 27 at 1:00 PM is the Women’s Basketball Annual PINK OUT! Help us PAINT THE GYM PINK in honor of area Survivors and to help in the fight against breast cancer! Pink-Out t-shirts will be available for purchase at the game with proceeds benefiting the Vera Bradley …


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 …