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‘Messiah’ rehearsals to begin at Bluffton University Oct. 2

Rehearsals for Bluffton University’s 117th performance of Handel’s “Messiah” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 2, in the Gilliom Room of Mosiman Hall. Anyone interested in singing, from high school students to adults, is welcome to join the rehearsals, which will lead to the traditional Advent-season performance at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in Founders Hall.

Sommer Center dedication to highlight University homecoming

Bluffton University’s Homecoming weekend, Oct. 12-14, will feature the dedication of the newest campus building, the Sommer Center for Health and Fitness Education.

The 60,000-square-foot Sommer Center, which will offer enhanced facilities for all students when it opens later this fall, will be dedicated during a short ceremony beginning at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.

Beavers named Team of the Week by Ohio College Football



Bluffton University along with Youngstown State University were named the Teams of the Week by OhioCollegeFootball.com following a pair of big wins over the weekend. It is the first time Bluffton has been recognized as a Team of the Week by OCF.

University cross country sweeps HCAC Athletes of the Week


The Bluffton University cross country teams capped a successful outing at Otterbein when freshman Colin McCloskey (Sylvania/Northview) and senior Alison Janzen (Whitewater, Kan./Remington) were named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week for the week ending Sept. 23, 2012.

Volleyball: Bluffton takes down Capital


By Meghan Mohr, sports information assistant

B-W Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/sports/volleyball/2012/09-22-v1.htm  
Capital Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/sports/volleyball/2012/09-22-v2.htm

Starting the day off with Baldwin-Wallace, the Beavers never found their rhythm, dropping the match in three sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-11).

Men's soccer: Beavers shutout 4-0


By Keisha Holtsberry, sports information assistant

Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/sports/menssoccer/2012/09-22-ms.htm

The Bluffton University men’s soccer team fell to Moody Bible Institute, 4-0, on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Bluffton dipped to 2-5 on the season as Moody Bible improved to 8-1.

The Beavers put up a battle against Moody in the first half, allowing just one goal. Moody Bible’s first tally was scored by Ben Cole at the 21:42 mark.

First time since 2000 - Beavers 3-1 overall

Beavers take down MSJ for first time since 2001

By Evan Skilliter, sports information assistant

Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/sports/football/2012/09-22-12.htm

Women's soccer: Three first half goals propel Foresters to 3-1 win


By Keisha Holtsberry, sports information assistant

Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/sports/womenssoccer/2012/09-21-ws.htm

The Bluffton University women’s soccer team was defeated 3-1 by Huntington University on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2012. The Beavers fell to 1-6, while the Foresters improved to 7-2.

Bluffton University men's soccer stands 2-4 after loss

Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/sports/menssoccer/2012/09-18-ms.htm


The Goshen College men's soccer team scored two times in each half en route to a 4-0 shutout of the Beavers on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Bluffton fell to 2-4 while the Maple Leafs upped their season mark to 4-3.