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Beavers on top of Mt St. Joe 16-6

First time since 1999 season that Bluffton is 3-0

By Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


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.

Bluffton splits on day one at Wooster

September 16, 2016
By: Samantha Granger, sports information assistant

Wooster Stats  I  Franciscan Stats

Men's Soccer drops 2-0 decision at Otterbein

September 14, 2016


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.

Greg and Donna Wannemacher make $1 million gift to Bluffton University

University launches $26 million Simply Innovate Campaign

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. 

Latin American Anabaptist Seminary president speaks here

Sept. 27 university forum in Stutzman Lecture Hall

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.

Bluffton continues to be ranked in the top tier of regional colleges: US News

29th among 79 comparable institutions in 12 Midwest states

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.

Harmon named to D3football Team of Week

September 13, 2016

D3football Team of Week

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!

McFarlin earns HCAC Player of Week honors

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.

Carroll named HCAC Player of Week

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!

Beavers take down Trine 37-31 for 2-0 start

September 10, 2016
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


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!.