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Women’s Basketball Says Goodbye to Seniors

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MISHAWAKA—Saturday, Feb. 20, the Bethel Women’s Basketball team celebrated the careers of its two seniors. Both Jessica Erwin and Kelsey Brickner are leaving Bethel University with decorated careers.   Kelsey Brickner, an exercise science major from Goshen, In... More »

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Volleyball 2020 Championship Recap

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MISHAWAKA—The 2020 Pilots’ volleyball season was nothing short of spectacular. A season ago, the Pilots finished 13-23, 6-12 in the conference, and finished eighth in the Crossroads League with a quarterfinal exit in the conference tournament at #3 Indiana Wes... More »

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Bowling Team Joins WHAC

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MISHAWAKA—The Pilots’ bowling team has faced several challenges in kicking off its program. From having its inaugural season cut short to having an unusual off-season and now having to bowl in six tournaments in six weekends, the team has had to grapple with o... More »

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Esports Gains Access to New Facility

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MISHAWAKA – Bethel University’s Esports team has access to a new practice and competition facility: the recently-constructed Bendix Arena in South Bend’s Century Center.  Gaming is a fairly sedentary hobby, so the location is not as important as some of the ot... More »

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Athlete of the Week: Thomas Jackson

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MISHAWAKA—Senior Thomas Jackson kicked off the 2021 Indoor Track & Field season in an explosive way. However, this did not mean the start of the season was easy. Like everyone else, COVID-19 proved to be an obstacle.  “It’s been different,” said Jackson. “Even... More »

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Competitive Cheer Kicks Off Season

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MISHAWAKA—The competitive cheer team started their season on Jan. 23 at the Wildcat Invite. Head Coach Lucy Phipps is in her second season as the team’s head coach, her third season overall with the team, and has seen major improvements over the past two seaso... More »

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Lehman Family Training Center Nears Completion

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MISHAWAKA – The long-awaited arrival of the Lehman Family Training Center will soon arrive. Starting with funding in 2019, the project has seen its ups-and-downs but will finally open later this semester. In an interview with Bethel’s Chief Financial Officer J... More »

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Winter Sports Updates

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MISHAWAKA – As of Jan. 18, Bethel has four teams in-season: the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams and the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams.   After interviewing all three of the coaches for these teams, one theme remained constant: gratefulness. It... More »

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Esports Completes Inaugural Season

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MISHAWAKA — While many athletic teams across the country have had issues completing a full season during the COVID-19 pandemic, one sport is virtually immune to this problem.  Dan Wort, the Bethel University esports head coach, is grateful to have coached a fu... More »

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Athletic Department Prepares for Winter Season

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MISHAWAKA – Sarah Hauck, Bethel University head athletic trainer, did not anticipate the amount of time she would be spending on work related to COVID-19.   “It’s been more than I knew signing up for saying that I would do this this fall,” Hauck said. “It has ... More »