Campus News

Softball earns academic honor

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Bethel’s 2010 softball team was honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association with the Girls Got Game Top Ten All-Academic Team. The girls’ team was ranked sixth place in the entire NAIA with their overall GPA of 3.446. “We emphasize excellence in all that we do, not just on the field,” said Head Coach Anna Welsh. “The players know how important it is work hard in all aspects and we hold them accountable to do so. We take pride in our academics. We know that it is a privilege to be here at Bethel and this is a great opportunity, therefore we want to take advantage of that opportunity and glorify God in all that we do.” According to Bethel’s Marketing and Communications department the Pilots not only had a successful year academically but also on the field. The girls made their way to the NAIA National Championship for the fourth year in a row in which “they earned their earned their highest finish in school history.”
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