The Bluffton University football team hosted Mount St. Joseph on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field. After a slow start by both teams, the Beavers were able to get the upper hand as the Lions struggled to move the ball against Coach Rashawn West's defense.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio -A pair of Otterbein tallies in the first half marked the only scoring in a 2-0 victory by the Cardinals on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Bluffton saw its record slip to 2-2, while Otterbein improved to 4-2 on the young season.
University launches $26 million Simply Innovate Campaign
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 14, 2016 - 2:30pm
Bluffton University today announced a $1 million gift from Greg and Donna Wannemacher during the launch of Simply Innovate, the Campaign for Bluffton University.
Greg Wannemacher is a university trustee and the co-chair of the Simply Innovate campaign. He graduated from Bluffton in 1977 with a degree in business and played football during his years on campus; Donna graduated from Bluffton in 1978 with an art degree. Greg Wannemacher is chairman of Wannemacher Total Logistics in Lima.
Sept. 27 university forum in Stutzman Lecture Hall
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 14, 2016 - 11:40am
Willi Hugo Perez, president of Latin American Anabaptist Seminary, will present his speech titled “Mennonite Peacemaking in Central America” during Forum at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Centennial’s Stutzman Lecture Hall.
29th among 79 comparable institutions in 12 Midwest states
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 13, 2016 - 3:06pm
Bluffton University remains in the top tier of Midwest “regional colleges” in U.S. News & World Report rankings.
The 2017 edition of the magazine’s Best Colleges guidebook ranks Bluffton 29th among 79 comparable institutions in 12 Midwest states. Now listed in the U.S. News rankings for 19 consecutive years, Bluffton has consistently been ranked in the top tier of Midwest colleges.
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University senior Jake Harmon (Van Wert/Crestview) has been named to the d3football.com Team of the Week following his standout performance in Bluffton's 37-31 win at Trine under the lights on Saturday, Sept. 10. It marks the fourth time in the past three years that a member of Coach Dorrel's defense has earned this recognition!
Posted by Bill Hanefeld on September 12, 2016 - 3:59pm
September 12, 2016
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University standout MacKenzie McFarlin (Ashland) has been named the Heartland Conference Player of the Week after helping the Beavers to a 3-1 mark at the 4th annual Sommer Center Spiketacular. It marks her third career HCAC Player of the Week honor, including two as a sophomore in 2014.
Posted by Bill Hanefeld on September 12, 2016 - 3:57pm
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University senior Dante Carroll (Gahanna/Lincoln) has been named the Heartland Conference Offensive Player of the Week following Bluffton's win at Trine on Saturday night. He is the first Bluffton running back since Ben Dodds in 2005 to earn Player of the Week honors in the HCAC!
ANGOLA, Ind. - The Bluffton University football team took to the road as they faced the Trine University Thunder for just the third time in school history. A last-second hail mary by the Thunder was unsuccessful as the Beavers marched to a 37-31 win and 2-0 start to the season. It is the first time that Bluffton has defeated Trine and it is the first 2-0 start for the Beavers since 2004!.