PAC Spring Academic Honor Roll (16 of 32) in alphabetical order: D. Miller, A. Naples, G. Naples, Olson, Penatzer, Platt, Pray, Schott, Settle, Shephard, Simpson, Tipton, Turner, Weiss, Worst
Senior Jessica Kusnierz (pictured with head softball coach Jan Forsty, and Director of Athletics Brian Rose), was one of the 22 athletes from all across the conference honored at the second-annual Presidents' Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards banquet. Kusnierz was a four-year starter for the Bison softball team, earning the Derek Hoffman Memorial Award (athletics) while also being honored with the S. Elizabeth Reed award (physical education) from Bethany. Along with Kusnierz, senior Brooks Kursey of the Bethany football team was also honored. (Photo courtesy of the Presidents' Athletic Conference)
Junior Umar Moore became Bethany Track & Field's first ever three-time All-American as he captured a seventh-place finish in the long jump at the 2015 Division III Outdoor National Championships on Thursday. Moore posted the second-best mark of his career, tallying a distance of 23-07.50 on his third attempt of the day. The award wraps up Moore's best year as a Bison. During the 2014-15 campaign, he also earned All-American status at the Indoor Championships (8th in long jump) after being named Field MVP and Most Outstanding Performer at the PAC Indoor Championships.
June 24 – ATLANTA, Ga. – Bethany College Director of Athletics Brian Rose announced Wednesday that the school will be joining the Southern Athletic Association as an affiliated member in the sport of field hockey beginning in the 2016 season.
June 22 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College athletics department announced Monday that Andrew Sachs, head men’s basketball and men’s tennis coach, has resigned to accept the head coaching position at his alma mater, Salisbury University.
June 17 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the 2015 class of the Bethany Hall of Fame. The 2015 Hall of Fame class will include: Will Anderson (’03), Raquel (Burns) Davis (’03). Matt King (’00), Mike Majzun (’03) and Andrea Paige Pertz Ilkanipour (’90).
June 16 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Bethany College athletics department has seen 32 student-athletes recently named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll for the spring 2015 semester, announced the PAC on Tuesday afternoon.
June 15 – BETHANY, W. Va. – For the second-consecutive year, the Bethany College Sports Information Department will be holding its Bison “Performance of the Year” contest in order to recognize and celebrate the 32 top performances from all over the Bethany Athletics’ landscape. For this contest, Bethany will utilize its social media platforms as well as fan participation, as it holds the first ever Performance of the Year tournament, labeled simply “Bisonology”.
June 11 – DANBURRY, Conn. – Bethany College softball junior outfielder Kayla Kelly (Pasadena, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) and head coach Jan Forsty, have recently been honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference. Forsty was selected as the ECAC Division III South Region Coach of the Year, while Kelly was named a Second-Team All-Star selection.