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Volleyball: Beavers face Mt. St. Joseph on Oct. 9

Oct. 5, 2013


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Bluffton University volleyball team made the long trip to Terre Haute, Ind. for its Heartland Conference opener with a talented Rose-Hulman squad on Saturday, Oct. 5. Bluffton found the 5 p.m. start time to its liking after a 25-15 setback in the lidlifter. The Beavers claimed three of the next four sets, including a 15-13 victory in the fifth for a crucial conference road win.

Cross country: Zac Smith 37th among 140 runners at All-Ohio meet

On the rough and undulating footing of the Elvin R. King cross country course at Cedarville University, the Bluffton University cross country teams faced unseasonably high temperatures and humidity while competing in the All-Ohio Championship meet.

This huge event saw 50 women's and 48 men's teams from all three NCAA divisions as well as NAIA schools compete simultaneously against each other.

Bluffton University rolls out the homecoming carpet Oct. 10-13

Bluffton University will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 10-13, including a day filled with activities for alumni and the community on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Thursday, Oct. 10

U.S. Poet Laureate to speak at Bluffton University Oct. 15

Natasha Trethewey, the Poet Laureate of the United States, will deliver Bluffton University’s annual Keeney Peace Lecture at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Founders Hall.

Trethewey will read from her work—including the Pulitzer Prize-winning 2006 collection “Native Guard”—during her presentation, titled “On Poetry and History.” The event is free and open to the public.

Volleyball: Heidelberg wins 2 out of 3 matches

The Bluffton University volleyball team had visions of handing Coach Yarnell his first-ever victory over Heidelberg University when the Beavers traveled to Tiffin on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

A solid 25-18 showing in the lidlifter gave the visitors hope before Heidelberg returned to form and made quick work of Bluffton during the next three sets (25-18, 25-13, 25-17). Bluffton slipped to 8-12 on the season, while Heidelberg improved to 8-9 overall.

Bluffton University hosts fall concert

Bluffton University will host a fall concert featuring its Camerata Singers and Concert Band at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in Yoder Recital Hall.

The concert is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken for music scholarships during intermission.

Dr. Mark J. Suderman, professor of music, conducts Camerata Singers, a select, 25-voice chamber choir. Pianist Ana Yoder will accompany the chorus, which will present six numbers, including Mozart’s “Laudate Pueri” and a Virginia slave song, “Don’t Be Weary, Traveler.”

Colloquium to focus on ‘just’ war

Dr. Rudi Kauffman, an assistant professor of restorative justice at Bluffton University, will discuss “Counting the Cost: Analyzing the Humanitarian Impacts of Just War-making” at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Centennial Hall.

Free and open to the public, the campus colloquium has been postponed one week, from Oct. 4, due to a scheduling conflict.

Bluffton University homecoming Oct. 10-13; here's the schedule

Bluffton University will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 10-13, including a day filled with activities for alumni and the community on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Volleyball - tough week for Beavers

By Brittany Roth

After spending their first Friday on campus since the beginning of the year, the Beavers were excited to get back on the road Saturday to travel to Mount Union to face Marietta College along with the #8 ranked host school.

The first match was a long and intense battle against a Marietta squad that took down the Beavers on the opening weekend at the Sommer Center Spiketacular. In the first set Bluffton welcomed two injured players back into the lineup.

Beaver QB tosses for 372 yards and 3 TDs, but Bluffton comes up short

By Evan Skilliter, sports information assistant

Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/athletics/football/2013/09-28-13.htm

The Beavers traveled to Cincinnati on Saturday, Sept. 28, for a Heartland Conference matchup with the Mount St. Joseph Lions. Bluffton fell 52-28, despite an excellent passing performance from quarterback Nick Sheehan (Monroe Ind./Heritage) as the junior threw for 372 yards and three touchdowns on 23 completions.