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September 17, 2019

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Softball: Beavers 23 - Rose-Hulman 0

It was fun to watch if you were a Bluffton fan

The Bluffton University softball team routed Rose-Hulman in game one by the score of 23-0 in five innings, but dropped game two (7-6) despite a late rally.

The Beavers are 7-25 overall and 2-8 in the Heartland Conference, while Rose-Hulman stands 6-18 overall and also 2-8 in HCAC play. Bluffton's 23 runs topped the previous school mark of 21 set against Cedar Crest in 2014!

Beaver track and field records fall; personal records set

At meets at ONU and Ashland

The Buffton University track and field teams split up to find success as the distance runners made the short trip to Ada for the A.J. Cody Invitational at Ohio Northern University, while the rest of the group headed for the Ashland Alumni Open to take on a largely Division II field.

A pair of school records were on the menu for the Beavers at ONU, starting off with junior Alexis Cash (Gaines, Mich./Lake Fenton) bringing home a victory at 3000 meters in a school-record time of 11:01.16, breaking the record of 11:03.27 set in 2008 by Sarah Humphrey.

Bluffton University chamber ensemble recital Thursday

Bluffton University’s Low Brass Ensemble and Woodwind Ensemble will perform a combined recital at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in Yoder Recital Hall.

Conducted by Dr. Roy Couch, the Low Brass Ensemble will feature the chorale from “Prince Igor,” a romantic Russian opera composed by Alexander Borodin, as well as works by Mendelssohn and Gabrieli. 

Under the direction of Dr. Andrew Liebermann, the Woodwind Ensemble will perform more contemporary selections from composers including Eugene Bozza, Marc Mellits and John Steinmetz.

Baseball: Beavers stop rival ONU 10-7

Less than a week after the Bluffton University baseball team gift wrapped Ohio Northern a 10-7 victory thanks to five errors and eight unearned runs, the Polar Bears returned the favor with two innings of miscues on Wednesday, April 17. Bluffton improved to 16-15 with the 7-4 victory, while ONU slipped to 15-14 on the season.

University May Day weekend May 4-5

119th annual commencement caps 2018-19 school year

Bluffton University will celebrate its annual May Day weekend of festivities May 3-5.

The traditional end-of-the-academic-year celebration intertwines the past by hosting alumni reunions, the present by honoring this year's graduates and the future with undergraduate students performing the traditional Maypole dance. Classes ending in nine or four and the class of 2018 will celebrate reunions.

Softball: Ravens stop Beavers in doubleheader

The Bluffton University softball team led in both games, but the host Ravens found their bats late to complete a sweep of the Beavers on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Bluffton fell to 6-24 overall and 1-7 in the Heartland Conference, while Anderson improved to 13-9 and 5-5 in the HCAC.