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October 18, 2018

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Women's soccer: Beavers and Heidelberg tie at 0-0

The Bluffton University women's soccer team battled with Heidelberg for 110 minutes and when the dust settled the scoreboard still read 0-0.

Both teams fired away, combining for 48 shots, including 21 on frame, but the net minders had the final say in a 0-0 tie. Bluffton moved to 1-6-1 on the season, while Heidelberg now stands at 5-4-1 heading into conference play. The Beavers improved to 1-11-1 all-time against the Student Princes.

Bluffton alumnus to sign copies of his new book

Bluffton University will host a book signing event for Dr. Samuel H. Hancock from 3-4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, in Musselman Library’s Reading Room. A member of Bluffton’s class of 1974, Hancock recently wrote the book “Lord Help Me… I Have a Date!”

Fall university concert Oct. 14

Bluffton University will host a concert featuring its Concert Band at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in Yoder Recital Hall. The performance, part of Homecoming weekend activities at Bluffton, is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken for music scholarships during intermission.

Dr. Jane Wood presidential inauguration Friday

She is Bluffton University's 10th president

Jane Wood Ph.D., will be inaugurated as Bluffton University’s 10th president at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, in Yoder Recital Hall.

Alumni and community members are invited to watch the ceremony at https://livestream.com/bluffton. The event will include remarks from community, campus and religious leaders.

It's Hanover over Beavers 28-10

Mt. St. Joseph comes to Bluffton on Saturday

By Joseph Watkins,
sports information assistant

The Bluffton University football team struggled to move the ball in a 28-10 loss to Hanover College on a comfortable Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Bluffton fell to 1-3 overall and 1-1 in the Heartland Conference, while the Panthers (1-2, 1-0 HCAC) earned their first victory.

Honoring the legacy of Cainan Craun

Bluffton University football collecting Legos for #CainansPurpose

The Bluffton University football team will collect new Lego bricks and sets during its Saturday, Sept. 29, home game against Mount St. Joseph. The game begins at 1:30 p.m. in Salzman Stadium. Collection boxes will be located at the stadium’s front entrance.

The collection will honor the legacy of Cainan Craun, the 7-year-old son of Patrick ’05 and Gina (Berelsman ’06) Craun, who died in January from a brain tumor. The Craun’s, along with their 6-year-old son Gideon, will serve as honorary team captains during the game.