Inducted as a truly great player, Huntley, a four-year college player at Johns Hopkins University (1976-1979), received first team (1977, 1979) and second team (1978) All-America honors. He helped his team capture two NCAA Division I championship titles (1978, 1979) and was named to the All-time Johns Hopkins Team in 1979. Huntley received the Lt. Donald MacLaughlin award as the nation's top midfielder in 1979 and was selected to play in the 1979 North-South All-Star Game.
He played in the 1978 (gold medal) and 1982 World Games for Team Canada. Huntley was inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame in 1999, the Johns Hopkins Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010, and the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2011. Dave Huntley passed away on December 18, 2017, at the age of 60.