Athletic News

August 14, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon College welcomes more than 100 student-athletes

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Student-athletes for six fall sports reported to campus at Huntingdon College on Sunday.

Huntingdon athletic director Buzz Phillips and the coaching staffs for volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country and cheerleading welcomed more than 100 returners and newcomers.

“We’re very excited to have all of our fall teams on campus now,” Phillips said. “They had a busy day reporting today and they’ll get to work and begin practice on Monday. We’re looking forward to a good fall.”

Most of the fall sports begin practice Monday morning. The first competition for all fall sports is less than three weeks away.

Women’s soccer will be the first team to start competition with a match at Alabama State on Sept. 1. The men’s soccer team opens with a pair of games in Emory, Va. The Hawks play Emory & Henry College on Sept. 3 and Ferrum College on Sept. 4.

Volleyball begins competition in a two-day tournament at Birmingham-Southern College. The tournament begins on Sept. 3.

Men’s and women’s cross country also gets started on Sept. 3 with both teams competing in the Sewanee Invitational.

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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