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Men's Soccer suffers 6-2 loss to Otterbein

By: Griffin Kuras, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University’s Men’s Soccer team welcomed Otterbein University to Alumni Field and the Beavers were unable to keep up as they slipped to 0-5 on the season. The home squad took a tough 6-2 loss as the Cardinals boosted their record to 2-3-1 on the young season.

University honors Marcia Gallant, Charles Stapleton

Bluffton University will celebrate service, achievement and charitable giving at the President’s Banquet on Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 10. Dr. James M. Harder, university president, will host a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Burcky Gym, followed by the banquet at 6:30 p.m. in Founders Hall.

Two alumni awards will be presented during the banquet.

Volleyball opens 2-0 at Wooster

September 18, 2015
By: Samantha Granger, sports information assistant

Muskingum Stats  Bradford Stats

University president illustrates "Power of Purple" in Sept. 15 address

“The Power of Purple” is a new phrase at Bluffton University, but the concept is as old as the institution, Bluffton’s president said Sept. 15.

It’s about bringing people and ideas together for a greater purpose, like red and blue together make purple—Bluffton’s main school color. And “Bluffton has always been about The Power of Purple,” said Dr. James M. Harder, who went on to illustrate it with five stories that comprised his annual President’s Forum address.

A greater purpose in 1899

Aelker sack named HCAC Play of the Week

September 17, 2015


BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University senior defensive end Ryan Aelker (New Bavaria/Holgate) was voted as the HCAC Play of the Week for week 2. The senior earned the title after voting took place on various HCAC social media outlets.

With Bluffton holding a 38-26 lead late in the fourth quarter over Baldwin Wallace, Aelker makes a game-clinching sack on fourth down to solidify the Beavers' first ever win over the Yellow Jackets in program history.

Beaver volleyball drops four-setter at rival ONU

September 16, 2015
By: Samantha Granger, sports information assistant


ADA, Ohio - The Bluffton University volleyball team jumped out to a quick 9-4 lead over host Ohio Northern on Wednesday, Sept. 16, but the Polar Bears scored 13 of the next 17 points and parlayed that into a four-set win over the Beavers. Bluffton slipped to 3-6 against some of the best competition in the nation, while Ohio Northern upped its season mark to 6-3.

Wooster rolls over Bluffton men in 4-0 shutout

By: Courtney Rettig, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University Men’s Soccer team was unable to claim its first win of the season when it welcomed the College of Wooster Fighting Scots on Wednesday, Sept. 16, falling by a final score 4-0. The Beavers dipped to 0-4 while the Fighting Scots gained their second win of the season, giving them a record of 2-4-1.

Bluffton women fall to Olivet in overtime

September 15, 2015
By: Whitney Warnecke, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University women's soccer team played a tough match against Olivet College on a sunny Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 . The Beavers took a tough loss against the Comets in overtime with a final score of 4-3. This heartbreaker dropped Bluffton to 2-3 while Olivet stayed unbeaten and untied at 5-0.

Aelker named HCAC Player of Week

September 14, 2015

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University senior defensive end Ryan Aelker (New Bavaria/Holgate) led the Beavers to their first ever win over Baldwin Wallace and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on defense for the week ending Sunday, Sept. 13. It was also Bluffton's first game on the new turf at Alumni Field.

Bluffton University offering private education at state school price

High school seniors may be limiting their college choices because of the perceived cost of a private college education.

But Bluffton University is offering a high-quality, private education at a cost no higher than at top state universities in Ohio.

Introduction of the new Bluffton Tuition Equalization Program (TEP) means that, for qualified prospective students, tuition and fees will be equal to or, in many cases, less than what they would pay at a state school.