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Fish leads HU women at Columbia Shootout

Senior Brianna Fish placed ninth out of 190 competitors to lead the Huntington University women’s bowling team to an 11th place finish out of 24 teams at the Columbia 300 Western Shootout this past weekend.

Fish rolled a six-game average of 191.3 for her big finish. That propelled HU to 11th place out of the 24 places in the tourney.

Schultz leads HU bowlers to 17th at Columbia 300

Austin Schultz paced the Huntington University men’s bowling team to a 17th place finish out of 31 teams at the Columbia 300 Western Shootout this past weekend.

Schultz posted a 196.7 six-game average to guide the Foresters.

Dolde, Fitzpatrick make net program history

Senior Meg Dolde and sophomore Morgan Fitzpatrick made Huntington University women tennis program history over the weekend as the first HU women’s tennis duo to compete in the ITA Cup.

The pair represented the Midwest at the national event as the 2019 ITA Regional Championship doubles runners-up.



HU spikers squeak out win over SAU

The Huntington University volleyball team squeaked out a five-set win over host Spring Arbor University on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Foresters, 14-15 on the year overall and 6-8 in the Crossroads League, looked like they were going to make this a quick one as they won, 25-16, 25-21 in the first two games, but SAU won the next two by identical scores of 25-18, to send the match to a decisive set, which HU won, 15-8.

HU soccer squad sets up CL showdown for top spot

Jake Erlandson and Ben Arnold each scored goals in the second half to lead the Huntington University men’s soccer team past host Taylor University, 2-0, on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Foresters, 12-3-2 overall and 6-1-1 in conference, will get a chance for a share of the Crossroads League crown when they face Spring Arbor University on Wednesday.

Erlandson got his head on a corner kick by Hunter Jackson in the 61st minute for what proved to be the game-winner. Eighteen minutes later, Arnold buried a ball in the net during a scramble off a corner kick for an insurance tally.

Taylor blanks HU women's soccer team

Huntington University defender Ashtyn Patrick controls the ball against a Taylor University player in action Saturday afternoon, Oct. 19, at King Stadium.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Leading 1-0 at halftime, visiting Taylor University put up three more goals in the second half and beat the Huntington University women’s soccer team on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The loss dropped the Foresters to 4-12 on the season overall, 1-7 in the Crossroads League.

Goalkeeper Maddy Moan made seven saves in the loss.

HU put seven shots on goal in the effort.

USF sweeps HU spikers

The Huntington University volleyball team was swept by host University of Saint Francis on Friday night, Oct. 18.

Falling to 13-15 on the season, the Foresters lost 18-25, 23-25, 17-25.

Offense for the Foresters was spread around, with five different Foresters logging at least five kills. Paige Eakright topped HU with seven, Ty Bynum and Brandy Michie posted six apiece and Jennings Tacosik and Lindsay Ingenito added five kills each.

Tacosik also passed out 26 assists.

Ariene Butler tracked down 22 digs to pace Huntington defensively.

Wiley's winning effort helps Lady Vike harriers advance to semi-state

Huntington North sophomore Addy Wiley is way out front at the Marion Girls' Cross County Regional on Saturday, Oct. 19. Wiley won the individual title easily to help the Lady Vikings advance to next week's semi-state at New Haven.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Addy Wiley’s individual championship helped the Huntington North High School girls’ cross country team grab the fifth and final advancing place at the Marion Girls’ Cross Country Regional on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Lady Vikes’ sophomore star dashed to the title in 17:53.4 over the 5K course to win by more than 30 seconds over runner-up Abbey Gentz of Woodlan.

Junior Hanna Whitney placed 16th in 20:32.5 as HNHS scored 111 points to earn its spot at the New Haven Semi-State next Saturday, Oct. 26. The score was 19 points better than sixth place Fort Wayne South Side.

Pack running powers Vike harriers to semi-state

Huntington North sophomore Gavin Byerly competes at the Marion Boys Cross Country Regional on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Indiana Wesleyan cross country course. Byerly and the Vikings grabbed the fifth and final advanacing spot to compete next week at the New Haven semi-state.

Pack running was the formula for the Huntington North High School boys cross country team as it grabbed the fifth and final advancing spot at the Marion Boys Cross Country Regional on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The Vikings placed all five scoring runners from 26th through 38th places to tally 148 points to move on to next week’s New Haven Semi-State. The score gave them the final spot by eight points over Eastbrook.

New Haven tops Vike gridders

The Huntington North High School football team lost to host New Haven, 35-7, on Friday, Oct. 18.

New Haven scored a pair of touchdowns in each of the first two quarters, then tacked on another school in the third quarter before Huntington North tallied its lone touchdown, on a  two-yard run by Reid Johnson.

Robrock shines but Lady Vike spikers fall in sectional

Maddy Levy (middle) and Mia Garner (right), seniors on the Huntington North High School volleyball team, go up together for a block during a match against New Haven in the quarterfinals of the Huntington North Sectional on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Lady Vikings’ season came to an end with a 1-3 defeat.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School volleyball team got significant contributions from Morgan Robrock, but couldn’t overcome New Haven, falling to the Lady Bulldogs, 1-3, in the quarterfinals of the Huntington North Sectional on Thursday, Oct. 17.

Taylor outlasts HU spikers

The Huntington University volleyball team was outlasted by visiting Taylor University in four sets on Wednesday, Oct. 16, falling 25-17, 22-25, 20-25, 24-26.

HU’s lone set win came after it closed the first game with a 12-1 spurt, but it could muster no more magic on the way to falling below the .500 mark at 13-14 on the season overall, 5-7 in the Crossroads League.

Lindsay Ingenito was the big stick for HU with 15 kills. Paige Eakright and Brandy Michie added nine kills apiece and Tyan Bynum had seven.

Too much Skal for HU as MVNU wins big

It was too much Alexa Skal for the Huntington University women’s soccer team as the junior forward scored three times and led Host Mount Vernon Nazarene University to a 5-0 win over the Foresters on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Skal scored all three of her goals within a 15-minute span in the first half as HU fell to 4-11 overall and 1-6 in the Crossroads League. MVNU got a fourth goal up on the board before halftime, then scored once in the second half to arrive at the final score.

HU goalie Maddy Moan had five saves on the night but took the loss.

HU soccermen blank Mount Vernon Nazarene

Huntington University defender Josh Erlandson heads the ball forward during play against Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Wedneday afternoon, Oct. 16, at King Stadium. The Foresters won, 2-0.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington University men’s soccer team scored a goal in each half and made that stand up for a 2-0 win over visiting Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Luke Unger scored what proved to be the game-winner at the 10:26 mark off an assist from Noah Fleming. Christian Kohen scored unassisted at 60:42 for the capper.

Junior goalkeeper Gabe Greenfield made those scores stand up by stopping all four shots that came his way.

The Foresters improved to 11-3-2 overall, 5-1-1 in the Crossroads League.

Heading to the national stage


Photo provided.

Meg Dolde (left) and Morgan Fitzpatrick, members of the Huntington University women’s tennis team, will represent the Midwest Region in doubles play at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Cup, set for Thursday, Oct. 17, through Sunday, Oct. 20, in Rome, GA. The duo captured second place at the ITA Regional Championships in September and was invited to the ITA Cup when the first-place team was unable to attend.

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